Marcus Lefton is an intently calculated, highly adaptive consultant and coach on a journey to provide a more global approach to human development, empowering individuals to reach higher standards of self-actualization. His coaching philosophy is deeply rooted in evidence-based and data-driven principles that facilitate multifaceted peak performance. Marcus is a life-long learner who understands that creating change can be challenging but not impossible.
In his private practice, Marcus is known for his individualized and holistic approach, ultimately partnering to help people objectively learn themselves and become better equipped, critically thinking problem solvers. Marcus has been fortunate enough to have worked alongside countless high performers – anyone from MLB athletes to business executives. Before FRC, Marcus also spent time in sports science as a Physical Performance Coach for the Colorado Rockies, where he used force plate analytics to help drive decision-making, aiming to create more resilient high-performing athletes. During his time with the Rockies, he was part of a small team that was instrumental in establishing evidence-based, data-driven plans that ultimately resulted in a reduction of organizational injuries and higher on-field performance.
Marcus holds a Bachelor of Science, in Interdisciplinary Studies, with an emphasis in Exercise Science and Business Entrepreneurship from Western Oregon University. He is also a former collegiate athlete as well as a NSCA-Certified Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach. He specializes in leveraging physiology to create specific adaptations while leaving no stone unturned enroute to peak performance.
Marcus is a firm believer that being a compelling coach requires a great deal of emotional intelligence and empathy while recognizing there is always a need to adapt. Marcus acts with integrity, wholeheartedly commits to the process, and utilizes his critical thinking and problem-solving skills to get to the root of the problem and deliver results. He currently resides in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona and when he’s not diving deeper into human performance, you can find him enjoying 18-holes on the golf course, movement training, immersing in nature, and spending time with his wife and family.