Introducing the Rise Above Personal Training Team

Meet the fitness experts ready to help you achieve your fitness goals and your potential.

Our Founders

Paul and Dan D’Arco

These are owners and head coaches Dan (on left) and Paul (on right) D’Arco.

They initially took interest in their health and wellness growing up playing sports like basketball, volleyball, cross country and more…

Only being 18 months apart allowed for a solid relationship and unmatched communication.

They have a combined experience of 20 years of fitness experience, 10 of which being coaches to a wide variety of clients.

Although they are mean muggin’ in this picture, they have helped 100’s of people just like you achieve what they never thought they could.

Can you guess which one is younger?

Our trainers

Rachel Hutchings

Rachel grew up a multi-sport athlete, excelling in bowling and tennis. She competed in numerous bowling tournaments and competed on the national level.

Rachel actually started training with Coach Paul in 2016 and has followed his training since. She set out on her training journey to help herself, and over time has grown a passion to help people with their physical well being. She decided it was time to take the leap and help other achieve the same level of passion as she has with fitness.

Rachel’s goals are the goals of her clients but to also to have those who work her be as happy and bubbly as she is. She has the capability to adapt her training style to assist with her clients personal needs.