For over 20 years, Don has coached actors, athletes, musicians, and business executives pushing them to function at their fullest potential. In 2005, he opened his NYC Gym, Drive 495. After operating a gym for 15 years, Don expanded to a global online fitness business. He has developed a reputation for training some of the biggest names in Hollywood for the big screen. Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Liev Schreiber, Sebastian Stan, Anne Hathaway, Zachary Levi, Hugh Jackman, & David Harbour are among his roster of clients.
He has been tapped as a fitness expert in publications such as Muscle & Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, and Met Rx. He has also been featured in People, US Weekly, Origins, In Touch, Cosmo, & Shape; and has made appearances doing live fitness demos on The Today Show, Page Six TV, People NOW, E News, The Better Show, & The Juice. He sits on the advisory board of Men’s Health Magazine.
Don is proud to partner with On Running, Perform Better, Greyson Clothier, Thrive, Halo Sport, Epicured, & Hath.
Three Ways to Train with Don: Join a monthly Challenge, Buy a Program, or Subscribe to his App. Don helps people reach their fitness potential through proper training techniques, consistency, & motivation. It is an honor to be a part of your fitness journey.
In 2018, it was his great honor to shoot the cover of the iconic Muscle & Fitness Magazine.
Don lives in New York with my wife, Mel, and their two children, Amelia and Donny Jr. - & their pups Rigatoni & Sambuca.