Alexander McDaniel completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He also has a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Health Science from Nova Southeastern University. McDaniel is a Licensed and Board Certified Athletic Trainer. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator® (TSAC-F®) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES), and Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Level 2. McDaniel has worked in the collegiate, high school, and health performance sectors as an athletic trainer and strength coach. He is currently a lecturer in the Exercise Science Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. McDaniel is also the managing owner of Seaside Athletic Training and Performance in Wilmington, NC.