As a performance coach with the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, Brett Klika is committed to guiding Fortune 500 executives around the world through the process of increasing engagement, energy, and performance in their professional as well as personal lives.
Brett draws on his vast experience with creating high performers from both the athletic and corporate arenas. Brett served as the resident speed and strength coach at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA, preparing athletes for the 2000 Olympic Games.
Realizing the similarities between creating elite performers in business and sport, Brett began consulting with individuals and groups from international Fortune 500 companies.
An internationally acclaimed fitness expert and industry leader, Brett has published in journals, authored books, and contributed to academic textbooks on fitness, health and engagement. He co-authored a literary review on efficient exercise for executives for the American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Journal which led to Gretchen Reynolds’ blog, “The Scientific 7-Minute Workout” in The New York Times and generated significant media coverage.
Brett is the co-founder and CEO of SPIDERfit, an online fitness education company dedicated to reversing the childhood obesity trend by providing fitness facilities and educational institutions the resources to empower health and wellness with youth. As a result of his leadership in the fitness and wellness field, Brett was recently named “International Fitness Professional of the Year” by the world’s largest fitness organization, IDEA.
Brett has a BS in Exercise Science with a minor in Performance Psychology from Oregon State University. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Brett specializes in making complex and difficult concepts relatable, and even humorous, to audiences of all sizes. When not traveling the globe to speak or consult, Brett lives in San Diego, CA with his wife and daughter. He enjoys surfing, skiing, soccer, and just about everything else outdoors.
The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute is the pioneer in delivering a science-based energy management training solution. Based on over 30 years of proprietary research, the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute has worked with elite performers, including Olympic gold medalists, military Special Forces, Hostage Rescue teams, surgeons, and Fortune 500 CEOs to achievesustained high performance. In 2014 alone, 25 of the Fortune 100 companies participated in Corporate Athlete® training, delivered across 32 countries, in over 500 sessions.