Steve Echeverri

Owner and Lead Instructor | Durham
Steve is a Durham, NC native that moved to New York in 2007 for the rest of his life.

Steve is a passionate athlete who is committed to changing lives through fitness. He wrestled in high school at Riverside, and later went on to wrestle at UNC Chapel Hill before joining the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.  He joined the Army in 2003 and served in Afghanistan in 2005-2006.  Steve returned stateside to join the Long Beach Fire Department in Long Beach, NY in 2009.

Steve served as a critical care EMT and Firefighter for the City of Long Beach from 2009 through 2015.  He won’t let us tell you about any of the life saving work he did but, let’s put it this way, you want him around when things go awry.

He eats two pieces of gum at a time.

Marisa and Steve met in a NYC gym in 2008. They live in Chapel Hill with their two sons, Knox and Dylan and their first baby, a Boxer named Layla.