Coach Boozer is a native of Irmo, has been involved in athletics since an early age, fueling his strong desire and passion for fitness. Growing up with a sports background, he played collegiate football at Lehigh University, where he was a four-year letterman and earned All-Patriot League honors in 2004. During his time at Lehigh, the team achieved an impressive overall record of 36-11, including two trips to the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs (FCS). Following his college career, Boozer joined the Bolzano Giants of the Italian Football League.
Upon his return from Italy, Boozer returned to his alma mater, Dutch Fork High School, where he served as an assistant coach for the football and basketball teams, as well as the head track coach. In 2009, he led the Silver Foxes to victory in the Girls 4A SCHSL Track & Field State Championship, marking a significant achievement for the girls’ sports program.
Boozer then joined the coaching staff at the College of Holy Cross, where he worked as the assistant defensive backs coach and oversaw the cornerbacks. In his first season, Holy Cross won the Patriot League Championship and secured a spot in the NCAA I-AA playoffs, with Boozer coaching three all-league defensive backs. He returned to Dutch Fork High School in 2015 as the defensive backs coach and head of track and field coach. During his time as an assistant football coach, the team achieved an incredible 63-game win streak and made seven state title appearances, winning six championships. Alongside his success in coaching football, Boozer has also coached numerous accomplished track and field athletes.
Since 2010, Boozer has immersed himself in the fitness industry, continually expanding his knowledge and expertise. He most recently served as the Head Coach at Orangetheory Fitness (NE Columbia), coaching over 2000+ classes. Additionally, he was the Founder & Co-Owner of Alpha One Fitness, a downtown Columbia establishment on Main Street. With his extensive sports and fitness background, Boozer brings energy, excitement, and growth to Bodyshop. His greatest joy comes from witnessing the transformative success of others and instilling in them the drive, focus, and determination to achieve their very best.
When Boozer isn’t busy changing lives, he enjoys spending time listening to music, exploring Audibles, researching fitness industry trends and developments, or simply cherishing moments that life presents!