A Wyndmoor native, Steel Russell attended Chestnut Hill Academy where was a quarterback on the football team and excelled at baseball. He went on to study English and to play Division I baseball at Ohio State University, ranked at the time as high as #13 in the nation. Following in the footsteps of his dad, who played for many years for the Phillies, Steel went on to play pro-ball for the Baltimore Orioles. In 2015, after rehabbing through several recurring injuries, Steel transitioned from playing to coaching for the Orioles, serving as a hitting, catching and third base coach. Throughout his baseball career, fitness and nutrition were always a passion and a daily practice for Steel. He was inspired to take his athletic experiences as a player and coach one step further and pursue a career in personal training so he could share his passion with others.
Steel is approachable and friendly and works well with all ages and abilities. His goal is to push you hard while you still have a smile on your face. He believes being healthy is a lifestyle and to be maintained has to be enjoyable!