Alliance Strength is owned and operated locally in Wilmington by Chris Hawk. As an athlete, Chris understands how his fitness affects his performance. Chris attended UNCW where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. He is a Sports Performance Coach through USA-Weightlifting and has his Personal Trainer certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. Chris also coaches at NC Coastal Volleyball Club and works as the Wellness Coordinator at an independent living community. When he is not in the gym, he enjoys competing in indoor, beach, and grass volleyball.