About Todd

About Todd

Master motivator, coach, keynote speaker, podcast host, husband, father, and IMPACT Maker

Todd Durkin
Todd & Family


Todd Durkin, MA, is an internationally recognized strength and conditioning coach, sought-after keynote motivational speaker, and best-selling author who motivates, educates, and inspires people worldwide. He is the mindset coach and trainer behind some of the world’s best athletes, including NFL MVPs, Super Bowl Champions, Heisman Trophy Winners, Olympic and X-Game Gold Medalists, and many other champion athletes, leaders, and entrepreneurs.

As the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, Todd is a two-time Personal Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Greatist named Todd one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness in four different years.

Durkin is also trusted by some of the world’s leading global brands to deliver motivational keynotes and inspirational messages to teams, companies, and conferences to help individuals and teams go from high-performance, or previously high performance, to ELITE performance by helping them recapture their energy, mojo, and mindset. He has keynoted over 300 talks on 5-continents and loves helping individuals and teams create their max impact.

Durkin has published four best-selling books, Get Your Mind Right, The WOW Book, The IMPACT Body Plan, and What’s Next, all of which have changed tens of thousands of lives. 

He has an award-winning podcast, called the Todd Durkin IMPACT Show, and a “Dose of Durkin” email newsletter sent out weekly with motivational tips and inspirational messages designed to “Get Your Mind Right”. Sign up today. 

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The Durkin IMPACT foundation was started in 2012 by Todd and his wife Melanie, when his hometown of Brick, New Jersey, was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Over a decade later, The Durkin IMPACT Foundation not only helps those in need but also awards college scholarships to high school student-athletes nationwide. Scholarships range from $500 to $2,500, and to date, the foundation has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships.



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Todd is the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, a world-class facility that provides personal training, strength and conditioning, therapeutic massage and bodywork, Pilates, yoga, nutrition, chiropractic and physical therapy programs. Fitness Quest 10 has been named one of “America’s Top 10 Gyms” by Men’s Health multiple times, and in addition to high-profile athletes, attracts fitness enthusiasts of all ages, shapes, sizes, and levels who want to improve their overall health and fitness performance.