As an elite tennis player Dave Herman earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina College of Health. He began his career in the early 90’s as the Director of the Sport Science Programs at Lake Nona’s legendary LGE Performance Center. He also worked in association as the golf fitness trainer for the David Leadbetter Golf Academy before launching his own successful business, Athletes Training, Inc. in 2000.

In 2000 with Ernie Els, Dave co-authored “The Ernie Els’ Guide to Golf Fitness”.   Els and Herman Book

A pioneer in Golf Fitness, he has helped players to achieve multiple Men’s Major Championships, Multiple Women’s Major Championships, PGA tour Rookie of the Year, LPGA tour Rookie of the Year, Youngest player to ever earn a PGA tour card and many PGA and LPGA tour victory’s.

Dave Herman

Past and present golf notables include Ernie Els, Trevor Immelman, Gary Woodland, Sandra Gal, Se Ri Pak, Suzann Pettersen, Sun Young Yoo, Yani Tseng, Ariya Jutanugarn, Moriya Jutanugarn, Yuting Shi, and XI Yu Lin.

In Tennis he has helped players to achieve multiple Wimbledon, US Open, Australian Open and French Open Championships.  Dave has trained 16 X Grand Slam winner Leander Paes for the past 23 years as they now prepare for Leander’s record breaking 7th Olympic games.


His areas of expertise include evaluating, designing, training, and implementing sport specific performance programs for professional athletes and junior athletes. He has trained hundreds of professionals in many sports including, football, hockey, baseball, basketball, tennis and golf. His clientele list includes an array of the most-notable sport professionals, elite junior athletes as well as celebrities and executives.

In 2008, while working with Dave, Trevor Immelman won the Masters and helped Dave to create and design a revolutionary band training golf program that was internationally released at the PGA Show.

Resistance-Training-Super-Flex-fitness-Our-ProgramsRealizing that resistance band training has an innovative multi faceted approach to sports performance, Dave then founded SuperFlex®, LLC in March 2010 and entered the performance product market selling superiorly designed resistance bands, exercise programs and related products worldwide.

In 2014, Dave opened the Dave Herman Performance Center where he trains both residents of Orlando, Fl. and visiting world-class athletes utilizing his powerful band and functional training techniques. David designs programming specific to each clients goals using he’s proven Athleticity methodology.

Dave continues to research, design and test new products with his elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts at the DHPerformance Center located in Winter Garden, FL.