For over twenty five years, Kevin Kearns
has been professionally involved in the fitness industry. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where he was trained by Dr. David Thomas. He is certified by the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) and is a Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Certified Specialist and a FreeMotion Master Trainer.
Coach Kearns has served as the strength and conditioning coach for professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters including Alberto Crane, Marcus Davis, and Din Thomas. He also was the strength and conditioning coach for WEC fighter Alex Karalexis and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and MMA fighter Daniel Gracie. Kevin works closely with famed Muay Thai/MMA coach Mark DellaGrotte out of Sityodtong. Based on his experience in training UFC fighters, Coach Kearns was appointed the strength, conditioning and wellness coach for the Martial Arts University International (MAUI), an association of the top martial arts schools in the country.
Coach Kearns contributes to mmatraining.com. He writes a monthly column for Ultimate MMA Magazine and a weekly conditioning blog for the Boston Herald. Magazines such as Maxim, Fight, Inside Kung Fu and Men's Fitness have featured his work.
To learn more about Kevin, read our feature interview:
Featured Coach: Kevin Kearns, Part 1 – Blowing Up With the UFC
Featured Coach: Kevin Kearns, Part 2 – Everybody Has a Good Fight