Durham, NC Trainer

John “Doc” Blake

John “doc” Blake has degrees in Public Health Education and Sports Medicine from East Carolina University and the American College of Sports Medicine. He developed and implemented sports medicine care and educational programs in Washington, DC and Durham, NC. He is the founder of More Than Gold Sports outreach and fitness programs strengthening youth nationally.

John’s heartbeat and focus is to empower poor, disenfranchised, and at-risk city kids through biblical kingdom building of the body, mind, and spirit for sustained fitness and wellness throughout life.

More Than Gold fitness and sports was established in 1996 to build solid sports skills and strong Christian character in city kids ages 7-14. Today, personal fitness training, nutrition planning, sports camps and academies are offered.


  • Public & School Health Education
  • Sports Medicine (Care, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Strength Training, and Human Performance)
  • Personal Trainer