Christopher L. Pearson, PhD, CSCS
Co-Founder of TurnPro Sports, LLC
Chief Operations Officer
Director of Performance Training
Christopher Pearson has been recognized as a professional in the field of performance training for over 20 years. Pearson is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is a Board-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
He began his career at California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1993-1997, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training. In 1996, Pearson had the fortunate opportunity to work with the Oakland Raiders as a strength and conditioning intern. Post graduation, Pearson accepted the position of Fitness Specialist at the Veterans Sports Complex in Los Angeles. In 1999 the Oakland Raiders called again and this time Pearson was hired on full-time to work with Oakland Raiders as the assistant strength and conditioning coach. He held this position until January of 2012. Concurrently, he also held the position of Oakland Raiders assistant team chaplain during his tenure as well. During the span of his 13 years with the team, Pearson shared in the successes of three AFC Western Championship Teams 2000-2002 and a Super Bowl Team in 2002.
Always an avid learner, Pearson returned to school and earned a Masters of Science in Sports Humanities from California State University East Bay, in the spring of 2007. He then went on to earn his Doctorate in the field of Theology in 2013. Pearson’s passion for sports and fitness has propelled his success as a bodybuilding and powerlifting champion.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28
“Before we can truly prosper we must first find God’s purpose in us”
- 1993-1997 – CSUDH – Student Athletic Trainer
- 1994-1997 – Veterans Sports Complex – Fitness Instructor
- 1995-1997 – Inner City Athletics – Physicians Aid
- 1996-1997 – Oakland Raiders – Strength & Conditioning Intern
- 1997-1999 – Veterans Sports Complex – Fitness Specialist
- 1999-2012 – Oakland Raiders – Strength & Conditioning Assistant
- 2012-Present – TurnPro Sports, LLC – COO, Director Performance Training