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Our Team.

The Strength District brings you expert coaching from a committed team of specialists in Strength and Fitness.


Daniel Bulay | Co-owner, Co-founder

B.S. Exercise Physiology

CPT | USAW | Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist

Starting his career in 2014, Dan has worked with clients with a variety of needs (sports specific, weight management, powerlifting, older adults and special populations). Dan graduated from William Paterson University with a BS in

Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology in 2018 – “Go Pioneers!”
Dan provides personal training and meets with clients virtually through video and phone conferences to offer remote training. On his free time, Dan enjoys hanging out with his dog (Angus), training for powerlifting meets and traveling. He’s a huge Game of Thrones fan and will gladly discuss the episodes in detail with his clients – “WINTER IS COMING”

“I want all my clients to know that it is my commitment to help them reach their fitness goals. I enjoy taking part in the journey that creates a sustainable and ongoing lifestyle of fitness for both the body and mind.

Let’s get stronger, together!” 


Niel Puertollano | Personal Trainer, Weightlifting Coach

B.S. Exercise Science


Niel began online coaching and programming out of Adelante Barbell Club for the members of the facility. He primarily focused on working with Powerlifting athletes, but is excited to train any sport specific athlete and new comers in the gym. He graduated from William Paterson University with a BS in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology.

Niel has coached martial arts for over 10 years and is a certified instructor as well as holding a 4th Degree Blackbelt in Taekwondo. He is no stranger to competition, from competing in local to national competitions in Martial Arts. His experience in teaching classes from kids to adults translates to his coaching with his athletes remote and locally.
​He is excited to share his passion with everyone he meets and has recently joined The Strength District, an online and in person coaching company.

"I want to provide the best experience & service for my athletes. Having them trust me is all I can ask, I am committed to helping them reach their goals in and out of the gym."


Jorge Diaz | Personal Trainer, Strength Coach

Bachelor's of Science

Jorge has a successful track record of placing in the top 3 of his division at regional and state powerlifting competitions. Jorge successfully qualified for the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival when he competed at the 2019 Raw Nationals for USAPL.


Jorge also has an understanding of what it’s like to have a busy schedule. Not only does he conduct online fitness coaching, but he quickly elevated in his career as an underwriter being promoted from an associate to a manager in less than a year in his role. 


Jorge is currently pursuing new endeavors in Brazilian JuJitsu as well as photography. Jorge also enjoys a good whiskey, loves music, and his favorite cereal is Special K.

“What the mind can conceive and the heart can believe, the body can achieve.”

Patrick Mazo | Personal Trainer

B.S. Exercise Physiology

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