Lead Instructor and Founder:
Lance Cummings D.C.
CWO4 (SEAL) USN Retired
US Navy 1983-2011
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.
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
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
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.
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.