OUR Mission Statement

We are committed to providing exceptional, research-based practices to better prepare, inspire, and develop individuals with an objective to achieve a goal.



NEW ERA PERFORMANCE is a highly educated, skilled, and motivated team of fitness, performance, and nutrition professionals. Our qualifications include a large combination of related degrees, numerous field certifications, decades of related professional experience in a multitude of environments, as well as the constant passion to best serve our broad range of clientele. We are interested in changing the culture of the industry and moving it from the idea of being a "temporary fix" to a permanent, more everlasting lifestyle.

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M.S. - Sports Mgmt., B.S. - Exercise Science

NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

ACE Certified Health Coach (CHC)

AASDN Nutrition Specialist (NS)

Speed, Agility and Quickness Specialist, CEC

Plyometrics Specialist, CEC

Core Conditioning Specialist, CEC

Cardio Kickboxing Specialist, CEC

Daniel "Danny" Riggi is a native of Niagara Falls, NY and had moved to Charlotte, NC in October, 2015. Throughout his 12 year professional career, Danny has demonstrated success in many different fitness, performance, and nutrition settings including but not limited to: franchise fitness centers, corporate wellness centers, strength and conditioning facilities, community and collegiate recreation centers, physical and cardiac rehabilitation centers, and military / first response-based facilities. Danny has also had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clientele including but not limited to: children and youth, the general population, older adults, weight management-based individuals, youth and high school athletes, college athletes, semi professional and professional athletes, ACSM stratified high risk individuals, pre and post rehabilitation patients, pre and post natal women, first responders (police / fireman, EMT's and military personal), and corporate executives. Through his combination of experience and education, Danny has designed and implemented what he believes in the perfect prescription for professional programming, New Era Performance.

With his passion and knowledge in the field, Danny continues to motivate, educate, and guide individuals so that they can achieve their goal(s) while also learning to develop and maintain a more healthier lifestyle.

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