Since 2013 Anvil Athletic Performance Training has been the place to get the competitive edge you are looking for. Group training includes strength, speed, agility, quickness, and mental toughness. No matter your sport, Anvil will give you the tools to dominate the competition.

Damian Nielson and David Burrell started Anvil Athletic Performance Training in 2013. With over 30 years combined competition and coaching experience, we know what it takes to succeed!


David Burrell

David graduated with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Utah in 2003. He has coaching experience that includes working at the University of Utah Strength and Conditioning, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Utah Snow Bears, and Generator CrossFit. With a competitive background primarily in football, David has a passion for helping athletes realize their potential. In his free time he enjoys being outside, snowboarding, hiking, hunting, and playing guitar.

Damian Nielson

Damian grew up as a multi sport athlete. Lettering in Baseball, Football, and Track. He played college baseball at Snow College and Southern Utah University. His athletic accomplishments also include competition in MMA and CrossFit. He brings his passion for excellence and attention every day.

“The opportunity to help athletes is what it’s all about”
– Damian Nielson