Michael Taylor is the Founder and President of Next Level Fitness & Athletic Development.  Coach Taylor has coached and trained athletes for 28 years while expanding his influence as a head coach (basketball, baseball and football), consultant, motivational speaker, manager of a fortune 500 company, professional race driver, mentor and educator. His experience includes working with school systems, collegiate teams, professional players, businesses, corporate fitness and individuals alike. His coaching ranges from youth athletes to some of the top names in professional sports.

As an entrepreneur, Coach Taylor built NLFAD in 2011, an industry training leader in human performance. Michael serves as the president of NLFAD, making strategic decisions, designing training systems, motivating and positively changes life daily, including mentoring an elite team of coaches over the successful years at NLFAD.


Coach Taylor belongs to the two highest esteemed training certifications in the world, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) & National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) demonstrating high standards and professional practice.