George Paul Scheppler

Coach Scheppler is a United States Navy Veteran with 20 years of competitive, lifesaving, and military swimming experience. He earned a degree in Kinesiology at California State University Monterey and then hopes to pursue a career as a firefighter. He is based in Capitola, California.


Certifications, Qualifications

  • Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F), NSCA
  • Crossfit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1), CrossFit
  • Ocean Front Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED, American Red Cross
  • Fmr Surface Search and Rescue Swimmer, United States Navy
  • Fmr Breacher/ Visit Board Search and Seizure Team Member, United States Navy

Coaching experience includes

  • Justin-Siena High School, 2013
    – Boys/girls water polo Varsity/Jv
    – Men’s lacrosse (preseason strength and conditioning cycle)
    – Age 13-18
  • California State University Monterey Bay, 2014-2015
    – Women’s water polo strength and conditioning/consultant coach (leadership/mental toughness)
    – Age 18-23
  • All West Lacrosse, 2013-2015
    * Boys assistant coach, U-19 Elite
    * Sport performance instructor
    * Age 8-18
  • CrossFit Monterey, 2014-2016
    – Group Fitness Coach
    – Military/Civilian clientele
    – Ages 16-60

Apex Predator Athletics, 2013-Present

  • Private clientele, male and female
  • Programs designed to prepare athletes across multiple physical domains as well as developed them mentally to succeed.
  • Military athletes (USN, USMC, ASAF, US ARMY)
  • Collegiate athletes
  • High school athletes
  • Age 14-38

Coach Scheppler can be reached at