ABDUL OKES

Personal Trainer / Soccer Specialist

Abdul Oke was born in Ghana and moved to the Milwaukee area in 1993. In Ghana he began playing soccer as soon as he could walk and in high school he was active on the track team as well as the soccer team. When Abdul moved to Milwaukee he attended MATC where he was part of the track team in the 100m and 200m events. He also played soccer as part of the Mequon Soccer Club majors team beginning in 1995 and still plays competitive soccer today. Abdul has had a long career in youth soccer in the North Shore area of southeastern Wisconsin. His coaching career with Mequon Soccer Club (MSC) began in 1996. Abdul was the director of micro soccer and was a select coach for MSC until 2008. He then started coaching for Cedarburg Soccer Club (now Northshore United) where he became the micro soccer director. For the past 15 years Abdul has worked with youth soccer players of all ages from all different soccer clubs doing one-on-one & small group soccer training sessions focusing on speed, agility and ball skills.

Abdul has an associate’s degree in business management from Cardinal Stritch University and is currently in full time status at Concordia University of Wisconsin getting his Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology & Kinesiology. When he is not coaching, conducting training sessions or studying he is at home in Brown Deer with his wife and two young daughters. Abdul looks forward to working with clients at Pure Fitness and believes it is important to use proper mechanics in any training that is done whether it’s running, resistance training, and core work or ball skills. Pure Fitness is very lucky to have Abdul as he is extremely well known for his specialty in soccer development, developing young players from a young age to scholarship athletes through proper program design and skills training.

 

 

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