Philadelphia’s Best Sports and Fitness Training
Phield House is unique in that we host some of the area’s best Sports and Fitness trainers who use our state-of-the-art facilities to host their private and group training sessions. By becoming a member, you can book time with any of our elite trainers for at a discounted rate. Train as much as you would like and find both the program and trainer that works for you.
Check out our current list of programs for training opportunities or call today to inquire about private instruction with one of our in-house trainers.
Meet our Roster of In-House Trainers
Troy Daniel, Basketball Skills Development
Basketball skills development expert Troy Daniel has more than 30 years of experience as a player, coach, scout and trainer. As a high-school basketball phenom, he lead the Philadelphia Area in scoring in back-to-back years (27.4 and 32.1 points per game in ’83 and ’84). As one of only 6 players in Philadelphia high school basketball history to accomplish that feat, he also scored a single game high of 55 points. Troy went on to play Division I ball at Penn State where he played against the greats such as David Robinson, Len Bias, and many others. Troy then went on to play professional basketball in Europe and the USBL and eventually became a talent scout and consultant to several premier Euro League basketball teams. He has worked for the Philadelphia 76ers and conducts basketball skill development training and conditioning programs for elite basketball players worldwide.
Annie Murphy, Softball Hitting Instructor
Annie attended Deptford High School where she was a four-year varsity outfield starter. She holds the school’s hit record with 148 hits. After graduating high school in 2014, Annie attended Boston College on an athletic scholarship where she earned her B.A in Psychology. During her time at BC, she played left field, starting 208 of 209 games, recording a .327 career batting average and 214 hits. In 2018 alone she notched 62 hits with 30 RBIs and now holds the Boston College school record for career doubles with a total of 42. In 2018 she was an NFCA 2nd team All-American selection as well as 1st team All-ACC. Annie was also an All-ACC second team selection in 2016 & 2017.
Annette Ortiz Molina, Certified Fitness Trainer
Annette brings her passion for wellness, community building and fit-knowledge to our team by facilitating the Phit In The Phield programming. She strives to create thoughtful-challenging workout experiences for all levels of fitness. Annette is a certified fitness instructor and specializes in body-weight training, interval/tabata-cardio conditioning, and endurance development. Annette was born in Puerto Rico where she spent most of her childhood and teenage years. She has a BA in Psychology and a Masters of Social Entrepreneurship. Her studies and professional transitions brought her to Philly after a few years living in San Francisco. Annette is fluent in Spanish and English and speaks intermediate Portuguese.
Rose Portiolli, Softball Pitching Instructor
Rose started playing softball at the age of 8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, eventually becoming the youngest addition to the Brazilian National Team at the age of 14. She was then recruited to play softball in college with a full scholarship to attend Northwest Florida State University, then transferring to Drexel University with an athletic scholarship where she graduated in 2015. Rose was the assistant coach for the Dragons during the 2015-2016 season and has since been instructing girls softball players in the Philadelphia area. Her career softball awards include 7 international titles as a member of the Brazilian Softball team from 2007-2015 and the CAA student athlete award in 2013-2014.
Erik Strassman, Fitness & Athletic Performance Trainer
Coach Erik Strassman is a Philadelphia native who has been coaching athletic performance since 2010. He specializes in athletic development through strength and conditioning, injury prevention, program design and multidirectional speed techniques. Erik worked at Friends Central as a fitness coach for middle school and a strength and conditioning coach for their high school program. Since then he has worked with athletes of all ages. Erik takes a science-based approach utilizing data from books, articles, and seminars. He is certified by Functional Movement Systems to Screen Movement and applies Corrective Exercise Techniques, National Association Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer as well as Performance Coach, Joel Jamieson of Bioforce HRV as a Heart Rate Vatiability Coach as well as Conditioning Coach, and the National Sports Performance Association as a Speed and Agility Coach as well as Program Design Specialist. Erik strives to make training fun, effective, efficient, and applicable. Ultimately, the most important goal for Erik is to guide any athlete to where they need to be and to achieve long term athletic development.
Spend Quality Instructional Time with the Area’s Best Trainers
Many people might be interested in scheduling sessions with a private trainer, but find out that they need to travel a distance or attend different classes in different locations. We have solved all of that for you by bringing some of the area’s most elite trainers to one, convenient location – Phield House.
Tons of Programs and Instructors, All in One Place
Lessons and training programs are held in Phield House’s state-of-the-art facilities, which include two turf fields, a multipurpose basketball/volleyball court, and batting cages and tunnels. We also provide a reception area, WiFi lounge, meeting rooms, and an all-purpose room for events for comfort and recreation. And our location in central Philadelphia makes it easy for anyone to access lesson with trainers.