As an alumnus from UCSC (2013-2018) Gino played for the D3 NCAA team as an outside hitter and earned his B.S. in Human biology. During his undergraduate years, he began to develop his career in Sports Performance. Working as a Physical Therapy Aide and Trainer for several years he had the opportunity to learn from Professional Sports Medicine Doctors, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, and Strength and Conditioning Professionals. He has worked with athletes of all ages, levels (amateur to professionals), and sports (volleyball, basketball, skateboarding, and soccer). He had the privilege to work with some amazing athletes training them to reach optimal performance or help with rehabilitation from injuries.
After graduating from UCSC He was recruited to play volleyball and earn his master’s at Northumbria University in Northeast England. During his time in the UK (2018-2019) he was accepted into the university’s Sports Science Internship. As a Sports Science intern, Gino was responsible for both team and individual fitness testing and training. After graduating from Northumbria with an M.S in Clinical Exercise Physiology he played professionally in Denmark’s 1st division league.