We had the good fortune of connecting with Lily Abdelmalek. and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Lily, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I believe the authenticity and genuine care we have for the athletes that walk into our facility has brought success to DSA Sports. It’s so much more than training these guys and girls. It’s about seeing and being apart of their success not just on the field or court but in their personal lives as well.

What should our readers know about your business?
I started DSA Training (Dynamics of Speed and Agility Training) about 11 years ago. At the time I didn’t realize how unique it was to be a woman training professional athletes, I did it (and still do it) for the love of working with them. As I have matured over the years I realized, even now, 15 years in the industry it is still unique, it is still a male dominated occupation. Fast forward to 2019, having people believe in myself and what I do with athletes I opened a sports performance facility in Marietta, Ga. One of many big moments in my career is having a facility to call home. My advice to others is don’t give up. Staying the course no matter the path will produce success if you believe in it.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
The aquarium is always a go to for friends and family to visit when coming to Atlanta. Having breakfast at Buttermilk Kitchen, because I love breakfast food. Also, depending on the time of year going to a sporting event like the Atlanta United games is always fun!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Recognition first and foremost goes to the athletes who believe in the process and put their trust into DSA Sports.

Website: www.dsa-training.com
Instagram: @LilyDSATraining
Twitter: @LilyDSATraining
Facebook: DSA Training
Other: Email lily@dsa-training.com

Image Credits
Kimani Media Group Photographer Abbie Knights

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