Since the age of about 13 Daryl has had a keen interest in health and fitness as a very overweight child that wanted to join the Army he had no choice. After runs before school and after he later succeeded in joining the British Army where he served over 8 years 5 as a Physical Training Instructor.
It was during his service where he found CrossFit and then in February 2014 really got stuck in after visiting CFPI for the Great British Box Tour. Daryl got involved in the competitor classes and from then has been hooked still going 5 years on and not even slightly bored. He has competed in multiple Competitions across UK and Europe since with multiple podium finishes.
When he left the Army, January 2017 Daryl came to the box to Coach until May and loved it, that's why he's back after 2 years at SC Vital Fitness.
Daryl has a very diverse coaching background. He can't wait to share all he knows and his experience with the CrossFit Portsea Island family. Daryl wants to work with everyone from the high level fitness competitor to the non gym goer that just wants to get better for everyday life and make it a long one.