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Work experience

Apr 2011Present

Personal Trainer

Vestavia Country Club

Daily responability include working the fitness room floor and overseeing all the members request and guiding them through workouts. Also, teach one-on-one training sessions for members who sign up for this option. Oversee teaching of workout group fitness classes.  Started health seminar program, along with Crossfit Program for Clients.

Jan 2010Apr 2011

Strength Coach Intern

TTU Strength & Conditioning

  • Instructor of two weight training class offered by the university, worked with university professors on a research project that dealt with class design of new procedures of PHED 1730 classes. Duties include assisting head strength coach in teaching proper weight-lifting procedures, assisting student athletes, cleaning the weight room, answering phones, and filling daily paper work out on weight training classes.
  • Research Project was published in National Teaching Journal for Physical Education. 
Dec 2010Feb 2011

Wellness Coach Intern

Averitt Worksite Wellness

Managed facility floor when worked. Instructed fitness classes in the areas of circuit, core, and Crossfit training classes. Assisted team members in health promotion of the facility, Assessments that included BMI, Body Fat %, Hip-waist ratio. Taught nutritional classes to members, along with proper weight lifting techniques, and development of workout routines.



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J.P. Barfield


Dustin Pendel, B.S. in Exercise Science from a previous degree, is a student of the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa . He is a distant student in the Human Nutrition program. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist along with a Crossfit level 1 trainer. He holds his previous degree from Tennessee Technological University in May 2011.





The Need to Include Muscle Confusion Resistance Training in Basic Instruction Programs

J.P. Barfield, Brian Channell, Chip Pugh, Matt Tuck and Dustin Pendel .Department of EXPW, Tennessee Tech University,Name of School, Oak Ridge, TN.Department of Athletics, Strength & Conditioning, Tennessee Tech University.Running Head: Muscle Confusion Training, May 2011

Work Philosophy

  • Tennessee Tech University graduate offering a strong academic with internship experience.
  • Consistently recognized for troubleshooting skills and cost-effectively resolving challenging issues.
  • Quickly learn and master new technology; equally successful in both team and self-directed settings; and proficient in a range of computer systems, tools and testing methodologies. 

Short Term Goals

  • Graduate in two years from UA Distance Program with B.S. in Human Nutrition
  • Acceptance into UAB Dietetic Internship Program
  • Registered Dietitian in 4 years from acceptance in Distance Program


Strength and Conditioning, Sports Nutrition, Crossfit, and Outdoor Sports 


Mar 2012Present

Crossfit Olympic Lifting Course

American National Standards Institute
Mar 2012Present

Crossfit Mobility and Movement Course

American National Standards Institute
Sep 2012Present


National Strength and Coaching Association
Dec 2011Dec 2016

Crossfit Level 1 Trainer

American National Standards Institute
Aug 2012Aug 2015

Crossfit Coach's Prep Course

American National Standards Institute