Born in Wauconda, Illinois, Dion Niemo was raised with a competitive passion for sports and a devotion to success. In high school, Dion was placed on the Allstate Honorable Mention list for football, baseball, and basketball. He played arena football for four years, minor league football for three years, and even attended NFL camps. Dion attended college at Upper Iowa University and eventually transferred to Western Illinois University. In 1994, he caught the eyes of the NFL recruiters and scored a tryout with the Chicago Bears. Two years later, he won the National Championship when he played in the AFL. Dion’s passion for athletics spread to other areas such as boxing and running. He trained with the best in boxing like Tony Spain, the former Golden Glove boxing champion, and trained in speed camps with Gold Medalist Antonio Smith. In addition to his active lifestyle, Dion enjoys writing music, attending church, and raising money for charity. As a proactive member of his community, has helped raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He was the offensive coordinator for Bayshore High, and devoted eight years to coaching junior high and high school football. He served his country as a firefighter for the twelve years. Dion entered Florida’s Firefighter Challenge and achieved the 2nd best time only a few seconds out of first place.
In May 2012, Dion teamed up with his brother Marcus at Body Fit knowing that this would be the greatest opportunity for him to help others by sharing his professional experience. Dion wants to show others that through vigorous training, discipline, dedication, and the willingness to progress, they too can reach their ultimate goal.