Douglas Sheppard is the owner of J&D Fitness Personal Training Studio in Las Vegas, NV. He currently is a volunteer for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as the Nevada State Director. He was a finalist in 2016 for the NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year. He is a certified personal trainer with ACSM, and ACE. He is a certified kettlebell instructor with the RKC, master coach with the Dynamic Variable Resistance Training system (DVRT) and a level 1 coach with Precision Nutrition. He currently mentors students at the University of Las Vegas on kinesiology and nutrition sciences and rookie trainers looking to enter the industry. Sheppard has over 26 years of experience in the personal training industry.