Steve Cotter

Steve Cotter

Personal Trainer




San Diego State University



Steve Cotter is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering kettlebells. Steve is the Founder of the International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation (IKFF). A leading authority and pioneer in kettlebell fitness education, Steve has lectured and presented at fitness-industry conferences on every continent (minus Antarctica) and has educated kettlebell trainers in over 60 countries worldwide. An early adapter of mind-body exercise protocols, with over 30 years of experience teaching and practicing martial arts, strength and conditioning, and yoga.


Steven earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from San Diego State University in 2001.

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