Lead Instructor and Founder:

Lance Cummings D.C.

CWO4 (SEAL) USN Retired

US Navy 1983-2011

Age 57


Doctorate of Chiropractic – Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, Ga 2000

BS – Education – Southern Illinois University 1988

AA – Liberal Arts – New York Regents College


US Navy (Active/Reserve) 1983-2011 – SEAL Teams 1, 3, 4, 5, 7.  He retired after 30 years as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. With multiple deployments as a Navy SEAL and Independent Contractor to Blackwater to Middle East, Africa, South America, and Southeast America in support of US Foreign Policy, his last duty station was at Naval Special Warfare Group 1 in San Diego. There he was instrumental in establishing the Human Performance Initiative, a data and performance program that significantly enhanced operational capability, injury prevention and rehabilitation procedures in Naval Special Warfare.

2011 - 2016 – Training Director at SEALFIT Integrative Training in Encinitas, CA. As the first Operational Director of SEALFIT programs, he programmed, screened candidates and initiated mental and physical fitness regiments for all participants in SEALFIT Academies, SOF Immersion Academy, Basic Leadership Academy, Advanced Academy and Events to include Kokoro and 20X programs. He coached hundreds of prospective military candidates through high risk preparatory training for military careers.


Professional Certifications:

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

ACSM Fitness Instructor

NAUI Scuba Diving Instructor

Certified Chiropractic Veterinary Physician

Certified Functional Movement System Level II

Certified Structural Functional Movement Assessment

Emergency Medical Technician

Total Resistance Exercise (TRX) Coach, Level II, TRX Sports Medicine Rehabilitation


Military Certifications:

Master Training Specialist

Open and Closed Circuit Diving Supervisor

Military Freefall Instructor

Foreign Weapons Armorer

Closed Circuit Diving Equipment Repair

Communication and Laser Equipment Specialist

Defense Language Institute Graduate

Improvised Explosives Specialist

Competitive Profile:

All Navy CISM Pentathlon Team 1987, 1989

All Navy Rifle and Pistol Team 1988, 1991, 2004

All Military Pentathlon Team 2003

US Outrigger Canoe Championship Racing Team 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

US National Dragon Boat Racing Team 2011, 2013, 2015

Read an interview on SGPT with Coach Brad McLeod HERE


Olympic Coaches Team USA

 Select evolutions will be coached by Olympic Coaches in their perspective fields. From Strength and Conditioning to Sprinting. We have access to TEAM USA coaches. 


Video Analysis

 SOF Prep will be utilizing video analysis during performance oriented training segments. From underwater cameras for swimming to slow motion shooting analysis to perfect body position. 


On Site Sports Medicine

 SOF Prep Academy has access to Sports Medicine and Olympic Level Trainers during the Academy. 


All meals are prepared by sports nutritionist for Team USA. We can easily accommodate any dietary need. You will get 3 meals a day buffet style all you can eat.