Darren Christopher Rowland
The following is a brief biography :
DCR was born in November 1972 to an English mother and an Indian father, one grandfather was Irish and one grandmother was Portuguese. He grew up just outside of London in a place called Middlesex.
Being the youngest of 5 and beginning life in a rented council flat, DCR had a tough impoverished upbringing, he left school at age 16 with no qualifications, no role models, no confidence, no money and no future.
He decided to put all his efforts in to improving himself and his life, and envisioned a way to help others do the same one day quicker and easier than he did.
From his middle teens DCR immersed himself in the study of Personal Development. He experienced a lot of ridicule for doing this yet he ignored the criticism and kept his vision …
DCR started his career as a Personal Trainer Coach in 1995 after initially starting his PT study back in 1989. He eventually achieved the highest possible qualification in the Industry at that time called the NASM.
DCR started his Life Coaching with a few local clientele in 2001 and built this up over the subsequent years separately to his on going Personal Training business.
In 2005 he started a company in the Health arena to Coach individuals on improving Health ( not fitness ) called ‘Easy Health’.
He then expanded in to the area of Weight Loss / Management in 2007 with his company ‘Easy Weight Management’ and subsequent club related premises in St Albans in 2008.
Also in late 2007 he set up his own Registered Charity with the English and Welsh Charity Commission called S.O.U.P – the role was to help the sick and the old in the communities around the Country, he is still the Chairperson to this day and regularly contributes to its cause.
As a result of his Success as a Coach he was able to create a Property Portfolio worth £1.5 Million by 2008.
In 2010 he decided to progress his career and thus left the club in St Albans to became a private consultant in the public arena for both Health Coaching and Weight Loss Coaching. In 2012 he progressed again into the private arena and realm of VIP where he mostly Coaches to this day Nationally and Internationally under his Life Coaching Identity.
DCR has been reaching out to people as a Life Changing Coach all over the World to help them Succeed in Life or achieve a Better Quality of Life no matter who they are or what their problems are …
DCR works from Central London but also travels to see International clients, he has worked on 5 continents including New Zealand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Africa, Russia, all over Europe and in the USA.
DCR has over 20 year’s experience in the Health & Weight Loss coaching industry. Having been financially broke, he was able to turn himself, in to a self-made Millionaire. He has had 3 Successful Careers involving over half a dozen Businesses. He claims he could not have done any of this without first and foremost mastering the Emotional side of himself.
His has a property portfolio, a personal training business, an online business set up system for people who want to increase their income, a Government approved training centre for people who want to become qualified personal trainers, various financial investments related to enhancing Charity’s turnover and his own registered charity called S.O.U.P formed in 2007.
He has worked with various other Charities since 2004 including the Samaritans where he Coached people on their suicide phone line service for several years.
DCR believes that Life IS experience. Not just existence. That too many people spend too much of their lives in a constant state of distraction and never get around to taking control and determining the direction they want to go.
He believes that having been at both ends of Life’s experiences he is able to offer practical help and strategies to guide people to start taking the control back!
On a personal level Darren Christopher Rowland describes himself as ‘eager to learn, committed, selfless, caring, confident, humble and a happy individual who achieves great pleasure in Life by assisting other people to achieve better in their own Life’ …
I am in reality just a very ordinary guy who, had a tough upbringing and vowed at a very early age in life to better my life’s conditions, I then plegded I would help other people – whoever they were – to have more be more and experience more too.
I strive every single day to fulfil that vow – and I will not stop till mother nature comes and takes me.
I believe in and live by 1 simple philosophy of Life :
THE SECRET TO LIVING IS IN THE GIVING … IT’S THROUGH THE GIVING THAT “WE OURSELVES” GIVE OUR OWN LIVES, – THE MEANING – WE ALL SEARCH – SO SECRETLY – FOR …
DCR is aged 45 and lives just outside London. In-between juggling his various Companies and travelling Internationally, he spends his time between his passions of Scuba diving, Charity work and Astronomy.