Orange Shoe Personal Trainers

Dan Ward

Dan Ward


Personal Fitness Andersonville


Dan Ward is a graduate of DePaul University (Chemistry) and is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. After almost a decade in a laboratory Dan decided to chase his passion and go full time in the fitness industry. Dan loves training with a fun and sustainable approach. He has held various positions and earned multiple certifications but his mission remains the same: connecting with others to help them reach their goals of moving and feeling better.

Q & A

Q: Why did you become a personal trainer?

A: I became a personal trainer because I love helping people reach their goals and I feel lessons learned and earned in the gym have immense carryover in other areas of life. Wearing sweat pants to work was a big plus!

Q: What has been one of your favorite client experiences?

A: I had a blast running an obstacle course race with members of my fitness family. I love seeing people take their gym skills into the wild!

Q: What is your proudest physical achievement?

A: I'm just proud I'm still moving! Seriously, I hope my proudest achievements are ahead of me.

Q: Why do you love Orange Shoe?

A: Orange Shoe cares about the community! I love the idea of working for a team that has truly woven themselves into the fabric of the neighborhood.