Byron Tate, a native Houstonian, received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Texas State University. After earning his bachelor’s degree he pursued a master’s in Business Administration at Texas Southern University. While at Texas State Byron was a multiple-time conference champion and a school-record holder while competing in the shot put and discus for the Bobcats. Byron collected multiple personal training, strength and conditioning and ergonomic certifications as he sharpened his skills during his 15-year journey in the health and fitness industry. During his career, he has held multiple positions in department leadership, fitness facility leadership and business development. Staying true to his roots Byron continues to assist youth shot put and discus throwers for a local track and field team.