Justin Ochoa

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach


Justin Ochoa is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Indy Hoops Academy. He works with our athletes on developing their athletic abilities that carryover not only to the court, but to overall health and longevity as well.

Coach Ochoa has a huge passion for helping others, especially our youth. His goal is to instill mental and physical confidence into every kid he works with, teaching them that no obstacle is too large when approached with the right attitude and work ethic.

Justin is the owner of PACE Fitness Academy, where he's worked with hundreds athletes & fitness enthusiasts of various ages and experience levels, ranging from professional athletes to gym-beginners, and everything in between.

Coach Ochoa's certifications include:

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Group Training Specialist
  • NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist
  • NASM Speed, Agility & Quickness Trainer
  • TRX Level-1 Trainer
  • [In Progress] NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Justin played for Indy Hoops Academy's own, Coach Andy Fagan, in 2007-08 at Warren Central, where they won the school's first and only MIC Conference Championship. He's a Ball State grad, and was recently named one of the "Top 20 Alumni Entrepreneurs in Their 20's" by the university magazine.

Aside from training, Ochoa has found a niche in producing content for fitness-based publications. He or his work have been featured in over 100 articles in the last 3 years, including being named one of the "Top 25 Strength Coaches to Follow in 2017" by the Jerry Jones owned media company, STACK Media.

Justin and his wife, Catherine, have two boys, Julian and Mason. They’re all excited and proud to join the Indy Hoops Academy family!