Dan Fichter owns and operates Wannagetfast Power/Speed Training, a performance training business in the Upstate NY area that offers training to elite athletes. Fichter's clients have included pro hockey players Rory Fitzpatrick (Buffalo Sabres) Chris Thorburn (Atlanta Thrashers), Stanley Cup champion Brian Gionta (Montreal Canadians), runner up Hoby Baker Award winner Chris Collins (Pittsburgh Penguins), Kevin Montgomery (Edmonton Oilers) Ryan Callahan (NY Rangers Captain, US Olympic Team) and Olympic track and field star Victoriya Rybalko from the Ukraine. was ranked 10th in the world in the long jump. UFC fighter Mike Massenzio, and the San Diego Padres 2nd baseman Andy Parrino along with Notre Dame pitcher Brian Dupra and NY Yankees first round draft pick Chris Culver are among the most notable athletes You will find training at The Pit, a specially designed facility for athletes in upstate NY.
Dan has coached athletes in all sports from all over the country: Duke, Edinboro, St Francis, Albany, James Madison, Syracuse, St Bonaventure, Siena, Boston University, Brown, Pittsburgh, Louisville, Loyola, Connecticut, U Mass, Notre Dame, Boston College, Holy Cross, Cornell, Air Force, Maine, New Hampshire, Colgate, Virginia, Lemoyne, Mercyhurst, Stone Hill, Bentley, Penn, Army, John Caroll, Ithaca, Maryland and Albany.
Fichter has traveled the country speaking to numerous coaches on speed training, strength training, and nervous system development and how to pull these elements into a comprehensive package that can substantially elevate an athlete’s speed and strength and be devastating to opponents. Uniquely, Fichter's system attacks the athlete at the individual specific level (SBN-Specific body needs) unlike most programs that offer the cookie cutter approach.
Dan has coached football at the high school and college level for over 17 years and is currently the Head Football Coach at Irondequoit High School in Rochester NY.