DeeDee Fryer is a senior coach with BlackBench Fit with a specialty in adult and youth athletic development. She is certified as a personal trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is also a USA Weightlifting Level One coach. DeeDee holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from George Mason University and was a Division 1 softball player at the University of Tennessee. During her internship with the renowned strength and conditioning company EXOS, she assisted in coaching elite and professional athletes from around the world. She is currently working to obtain her NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification as well as NASM Behavioral Change Specialist (BCS) certification.