Co-Founders

Michael Boyle

Co-Founder

Michael Boyle is one of the foremost experts in the fields of Strength and Conditioning, Functional Training and general fitness. He currently spends his time lecturing, teaching, training and writing. In 1996 Michael co founded Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, one of the first for-profit strength and conditioning companies in the world. Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning exists for one reason: to provide performance enhancement training for athletes of all levels. Athletes trained range from junior high school students to All Stars in almost every major professional sport.

Prior to Co- founding Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, Michael served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Boston University for 15 years, also for the past 25 years he been the Strength and Conditioning Coach for Men’s Ice Hockey at Boston University.  Mike also was the Boston Red Sox strength and conditioning coach in 2013 that won the World Series. In addition to his duties at Boston University and the Red Sox, from 1991-1999 Boyle served as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. Michael was also the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 1998 US Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, Gold Medalists in Nagano and 2014 Silver medalists in Sochi, and served as a consultant in the development of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Michael has been a featured speaker at numerous strength and conditioning and athletic training clinics across the world and has produced 20 instructional videos in the area of strength and conditioning available through M-F Athletic. Michael has also lectured all over the world. In addition, Michael published Functional Training for Sports for Human Kinetics Publishers. Mike and his wife Cindy have 2 children, Michaela and Mark and reside in Reading.

Bob Hanson

Co-Founder and has served as managing partner of MBSC since it was established in 1996

During that time Bob has grown MBSC into a world class strength and conditioning center, voted #1 gym in the country by Men’s Health. Bob has a strong reputation of dedication, knowledge and personal attention toward managing MBSC, along with MBSC Thrive, bodybyboyleonline. As well as Certified Functional Strength Coach,   www.Certifiedfsc.com

Bob has also been involved in coaching youth hockey with over 30 years coaching experience.

Bob is married to Diane Hanson, a familiar face to the athletes and personal training clients at the gym where she works in the office and handles all day to day operations. Bob and Diane have 3  children Christine, Bobby JR and Matthew. and 5 grandchildren Trey, Cassidy,Tenley, Emerson and Josie.

Bobby JR graduated from Boston University and played hockey for the Boston University, and CHL and in Germany, he also played Dave Silk in the movie “MIRACLE.” Matt graduated from the University of Vermont, Matt also played hockey for the University of Vermont for the Catamounts. Christine works in Boston as a legal assistant.

Over the years, Bob and Diane have established strong relationships with Adult clients, personal training clients, athletes and their parents. Diane and Bob reside in Peabody.

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