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"Coach A" has been a writer/photographer for NATURAL MUSCLE MAGAZINE for the past 10 years. His monthy column, "My Name is Coach A, Welcome to MY WORLD!" and his monthly feature, "Model of the Month!" are populare features of the magazine. Over the years, many of fitness' hottest stars have graced the pages of his work. Future stars national and international athetes are often initially featured in Coach A's work.


*Kristia Knowles

*Ali McClafferty

*Washington Candido

*Monica Brant

*Gina Ostarly

*Lyndsay Messina

*Kelly Schreck

*Sylvia Tremblay

*Ingrid Roldan

*Tusca Reno

*Francesca Dennis

*Mari Krasi

* Natalie Muntean

*Nancy DeNino

*Else Latuala


*Melissa Cary

*Tanji Johnson

*Mocha Lee


He is adept and at ease shoot many different types of images:

  • Fitness
  • Animals
  • Nature
  • Portraits
  • Wedding
  • Sports


He specializes in model portfolios; you may view his work extensively on this site:


Coach Atherton has been a fitness trainer for many years and he started ATeamXtreme (ATX), One of North America's largest and fastest growing fitness team.