Former Navy SEAL, Dan Cerrillo – The Gatekeeper

“Navy SEALs have been taking away birthdays since 1962.” -Mr. Anonymous 

“Navy SEALs are not the tip of the spear…They are the spear.”-Dan Cerrillo 

The Gatekeeper

Dan Cerrillo “Taco” is a former US Navy Seal.  Dan Served at both SEAL Team One and Seven.  Seal Team Seven was commissioned on March 17, 2002, and Dan was one of the first members(Plankowner).  He also served as a Naval Special Warfare Advanced and Special Operations Master Training Specialist.

After leaving the SEAL Teams, this hairy chested frogman spent two years doing high-risk government security details and then moved onto High Net Worth Family Protection Details. Dan has been a very successful business entrepreneur where he owned and operated 4-Elite Athlete training facilities and has helped NFL, MLB, Olympic and Special Operations Candidates achieve unmatched levels of success.

Since he’s been out of the Seal Teams,  he was able to mentor, train, and assist 32 Basic Underwater Demolition Seal Training(BUD/S) candidates into the Teams.  Dan also coaches high school football and as a coach for the Bellevue Wolverines he was part of a 67-0 staff that won 6-state back to back titles. Today, Dan continues to coach hand selected Pre-Special Operations Forces(SOF) candidates and selected NFL Athletes.  He coaches his sons’ football team as well as working on a Global Support Humanitarian Aid Team. Dan lives a life of anonymity but has allowed us an uncut look into his mindset, his ethos and the mindset that has helped him assist over 100 world class athletes achieve their dreams.

This episode is brought to you by StrikeForce Energy. An energy drink packet that goes with water or your favorite beverage. This was designed by Navy SEALs for their brothers on the battlefield so do we really need to say anything more? Go buy some. Put in the code “WARRIOR” and save 20% on your order.

Warrior Mindset Podcast is also brought to you by Trutankless. Trutankless is a water heater for the modern world. Your 55-gallon tank water heater is old technology. It’s time to get an update. This will save you ~25% on your water bill. I have one in my house, and we have saved around 35% on our total water bill. No kidding. This unit sits on the wall, and you can control the temperature and many other things from an app on your phone. Click on the hyperlink and get yourself a FREE quote.

We are proud to announce our new sponsor in the cool kids club- Canine Tactical!

Canine Tactical offers the first Premier Clone Working Canines in the USA – Premier Working Canine Clones for the Police Working Canine, Active Shooter Canine, and Personal Protection Canine fields.  Joshua Morton developed the ‘Morton/Method’ of training from his experiences as the first Navy SEAL K9 Operator for GRP 2.   The 3, 5, and 10-week training courses are designed to enhance the handler and canine’s individual and team qualities.  No course is the same.
All custom tailored ballistic and non-ballistic canine vests and handler kits are made in-house.



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.