Darryl Rudd

Owner and Lead Trainer of the Dungeon. NASM Certified with more than 20 years of experience.


Darryl is the owner and lead trainer of the Dungeon of Discipline Gym in Los Angeles, CA. As a personal trainer/fitness instructor at the Gym, Darryl leads a team providing all aspects of fitness including boxing, weight training, cardiovascular conditioning, weight management, nutrition, sports rehabilitation, physical therapy, and fitness counseling.

Darryl is no stranger to fitness. Having spent several years as a fitness manager and nutrition consultant, his experience has taught him the importance of health, wellness, mental stability, and preventive maintenance for the body.

5241bd_7237f0918fc0478fb7240d73943ba82f.jpg_srz_p_283_189_75_22_0.50_1.20_0Prior to opening the Dungeon of Discipline Gym, Darryl spent six years as a personal trainer and boot camp instructor for various corporations in Southern California, including 24 Hour Fitness, as their fitness manager. Before joining 24 Hour Fitness in 2001, Darryl worked for a diverse range of organizations, including Midsouth Sports Management (Chief of Football Operations) and Impact Sports (Chief of Football Operations), and worked as a Certified Sports Agent for The NFLPA (National Football League Players Association). In this role, Darryl was responsible for managing athletes (clients), recruiting, and preparing athletes for the NFL (National Football League).

Darryl helps his clients reach all of their fitness goals no matter what level they are starting from. He offers a wide range of programs and services from personal training, group classes, and sports/rehabilitation, to creating customized nutrition and fitness programs for individuals and groups. Passionate about fitness and its possibilities, Darryl provides services that help educate and motivate people to reach their maximum potential.

Drawing on 20 years’ experience in fitness, including a successful career as an athlete in multiple sports, obtaining fitness certifications, physical education, and coursework in kinesiology, Darryl now teaches and advises other personal trainers and fitness instructors on how to achieve success in helping others. Darryl’s varied background in martial arts, football, track & field, boxing, and experience with nutrition has provided a perfect foundation for being a fitness expert and gym owner.

Darryl played football and ran track at South Panola High School in Mississippi where he was a standout athlete and student. Darryl received All-America, All-State, and All-Conference Honors in football and track & field, and was named to Who’s Who among high school athletes and students.

Darryl furthered his education by attending Delta State University on a full football, track, and academic scholarship.  While attending Delta State, Darryl became a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and earned his BS Degree in Psychology.  As a collegiate athlete and student.


  • President’s List
  • Dean’s List
  • 1st Team All-America Football Honors
  • 1st Team All-State Football Honors
  • 1st Team All-Conference Football Honors
  • Conference Defensive Player Of The Year
  • Honored as Team Captain
  • Honored as Defensive Captain
  • Selected to 1990’s All-Decade Team
  • All-Around Player of The Year Honors

Other Achievements

  • Received Black Belt in Aikido in 1996
  • Fought for National Kickboxing Title (1998 in Las Vegas)
  • Appeared in Sports Injury Commercial for Health South Corporation

Darryl has trained several NFL Athletes and celebrities including his younger brother Dwayne Rudd, former 1st round draft pick to the Minnesota Vikings.

To contact Darryl, please email Dungeonofdisciplinegym@yahoo.com, or feel free to call him

at (310) 424 8538.