Phillip graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2004 from Arizona State University. He received a master’s in Exercise Science in 2009 with an emphasis in athletic performance. Phillip was a personal trainer for 10 years. During that period he earned certifications from NASM including personal training certification and Performance Enhancement Specialist, TRX training and NASE. Throughout his career as a personal trainer, Phillip trained more individuals with orthopedic problems and had a shift of interest into rehabilitation. He received his doctorate in physical therapy from Chapman University in 2018. In his spare time Phillip spends time with his wife and son and also enjoys weight training and powerlifting.