A Washington D.C. area native, Philippe currently coaches high school female soccer athletes about the importance of weight lifting and is a strength coach at Georgetown University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA as well as a Certified Sports Performance Coach with USA Weightlifting. He is a former Division I track and field athlete and competed as a runner for 15 years.
Philippe also performs stand up comedy and has performed all up and down the east coast of the United States. He has opened for many great comedians that have been seen on the Late Show with David Letterman, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Chelsea Lately, and Comedy Central.
He really likes fresh fruits and vegetables and aspires to one day own a house with a yard, where he will plant apple trees and grow fresh okra.