David Sandler is the Director of Science and Education for iSatori and the President and Owner of StrengthPro Inc. He is the former Chief Operating Officer of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has authored 6 books: Sports Power, Weight Training Fundamentals, The Resistance Band Workout Book, Plyo Power, and Strength Training Everyone, Fundamental Weight Training as well as having developed dozens of exercise videos including 3 coaching developmental videos titled Plyometrics Training, Speed and Power Training, and Vertical Jump Training. Sandler was the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at University of Miami and head of Baseball during their 1999 National Championship season. He was an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Sports Science for 6 years at Florida International University where he developed and directed the Strength and Conditioning education curriculum before moving on to Florida Atlantic University for 1 year. Sandler has been a strength and conditioning coach and consultant for 25 years working with some of the world’s best athletes. He is a highly sought after presenter with more than 400 International, National and Regional lectures to his credit. David has published more than 20 scientific articles and abstracts and more than 320 articles in nutrition and supplementation, power, strength and fitness training for various magazines and literature. He has been involved in research, formulation, and development of several nutritional products and sports supplements. Sandler is the Chairman of The Arnold Strength Training Summit at the Arnold Sports Festival Weekend. He is a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutritionists. Additionally he regularly serves in a developmental capacity for other top fitness organizations, equipment manufacturers, and professional sports franchises. Sandler has been the lead exercise and sports physiologist for more than 45 episodes of television for National Geographic’s series Fight Science, Super Strength, the Science of Steroids, and Impossible Science, the Emmy Award winning Sport Science series on Fox Sports Network, and Stan Lee’s Superhumans, among other shows. In addition, Sandler was the Science Advisor and Sports Physiologist for Jesse James is a Dead Man, the series, with Spike TV. He is a regular column author, consultant and 15 year member of the advisory board for Muscle and Fitness Magazine as well as other mainstream fitness publications and regularly acts as an expert for more than a dozen top publications. He was a former powerlifter and 3 time US National Bench Press Champion and his research and passion is with strength and power development.
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Alex Williams is the owner of the strength equipment company Bent Iron Performance.  He started Bent Iron Performance after years of purchasing strength equipment and seeing the need for better quality and design.  With his metal fabrication and design background, he has created a premium line of products that are able to be customized to a coach or trainers exact needs.  Alex has built relationships with a network of professional and college strength coaches who provide constant feedback on the S & C industries equipment needs.  These relationships and Alex's fabricating abilities have created Bent Irons premium line of equipment.
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Dr. Brenda Buffington competed for the University of Pittsburgh in Cross Country and Track & Field for four years.  After earning her Bachelor’s in Education at PITT, she moved on to a Master’s in Exercise Physiology at West Virginia University.  Several years later, Brenda earned a doctoral degree in Higher Education; Leadership and Instruction from Argosy University.  Dr. Buffington’s twenty-six year coaching career was spent in Cross Country and Track & Field; from Middle School through College. In addition, she has been a certified Personal Trainer or a certified Health Fitness Specialist (ACSM) for the past twenty-five years.  Currently, Brenda is the Assistant Director of the United States Air Force Academy’s Human Performance Laboratory in Colorado Springs, CO, where she recently completed a ground breaking research study titled; “An Energy Balance and COPE Intervention with Division I Female Athletes”. A research article is currently under review for publication.  As a result of this research and all of her educational and work related experience, Brenda has created a seminar presentation for athletes; What Every Female Athlete Should Know.
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Greg Werner became the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at James Madison University in 1995 after working as an assistant in the program the previous three years. He received his Masters degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from JMU (’94). He became interested in speed, strength and conditioning while earning his Bachelor’s degree in Human Performance with an emphasis in Exercise Science at Austin Peay State University (’91). In his tenure as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at JMU, Werner has grown the program from himself and one part-time assistant working out of two weightrooms (5,000sq.ft.) for 28 sports to its impressive size now, with himself, a full-time Football Strength & Conditioning Coach, and four full-time assistants working out of five weight rooms  and a couple multi-purpose/cardio rooms with 19 teams.  In addition to directing JMU's strength & conditioning program Coach Werner is the faculty instructor for the School of Kinesiology's Concepts of Strength & Conditioning course.  Before coming to JMU Werner coached for one year at the University of The Pacific in Stockton, California, and was an assistant at Austin Peay State University for two years.  Outside of the collegiate ranks Coach Werner has instructed several NFL, MLB, Pro Basketball and Olympic athletes.  In 2006 Coach Werner received the prestigious title of Master Strength & Conditioning Coach from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and he was nominated by his peers to be a finalist for the NSCA's College Strength & Conditioning Professional of the Year Award.  In 2005 he received the highest honor from the National Strength & Conditioning Association and earned the Coach Practitioner distinction.  In 1999 he was selected the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Colonial Athletic Association Strength & Conditioning Professional of the Year, and was nominated for the National Professional of the year award.  Also in 1999, he was selected to be the Strength & Conditioning specialist for the US National Field Hockey team.  Werner has been active in the National Strength & Conditioning Association for several years, he served as the Virginia State Director for the maximum term, and has been an active speaker at the NSCA Sport Specific Training Conference, CSCS Symposium and several other coaches clinics and camps.  In addition to his coaching and teaching Werner has published over 30 articles in various coaching journals and magazines, and is the webmaster for this website.  Coach Werner is a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, is Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Health/Fitness Instructor, International Sports Medicine Association Certified Sports Nutrition Consultant, as well as a Nike SPARQ Certified Trainer.
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Few men have made the impact upon the areas of health, fitness, sports performance and medical rehabilitation as Dennis L. Keiser.  His innovations have changed the way athletes train, physical therapists program rehabilitation, older adults retain quality of life, and the general population stays fit. Keiser’s fascination with equipment, particularly engines, stretches back to his youth growing up on a central California farm.  It was not long after graduating from Cal Poly, SLO with a mechanical engineering degree that Keiser was hired to design the first variable resistance machines for a leading manufacturer. During the intensive study for this project, Keiser became convinced that better training options than iron existed.  A conversation with his father led him to examine the possibilities from pneumatic resistance, compressed air. Together with his younger brother Randy, Dennis Keiser formed Keiser Corporation in 1977 and in 1978 introduced the first air powered variable resistance machines for building strength and power.  In the years since, Keiser equipment has played a significant part in World Records, gold medal performances, and championships in every major sport. In 2006 Dennis Keiser revolutionized indoor fitness cycling with the introduction of a bike that relied upon magnets – eddy current – for resistance.  Since then, Keiser’s M series products have become the best-selling indoor fitness cycles in the World. Keiser has been the holder of nineteen patents for his innovations and designs.
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Donnie Maib began his coaching career at the University of Colorado in 1994 where he worked with E. J. "Doc" Kreis until 1997. Coach Maib trained all varsity teams while at Colorado, where he helped many athletes obtain All-Conference as well as All-American accolades. From 1998 until the present, Coach Maib has been at the University of Texas, where he is currently the top assistant under the direction of Coach Jeff Madden. While at Texas, Coach Maib has worked with a variety of sports including, Football, Women's Track, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's Tennis, and Women's Volleyball. In 2005, with Coach Maib's support, the University of Texas football team won the National Championship in the Rose Bowl. Under his direct supervision, Women's Track won National Championships in both their indoor and outdoor seasons in 1999. Also under his direct supervision, Men's Tennis won a Big XII conference championship in 2006, and most recently, Women's Volleyball won the Big XII conference championship in 2007. Coach Maib has had the privilege of coaching numerous All-Conference, as well as All-American athletes, at the University of Texas. In football alone, while working alongside Coach Madden and Coach Mack Brown, there have been over 30 players drafted into the NFL in the past 10 years. In addition to coaching, Coach Maib is also trained in massage therapy, allowing him to assist athletes with both recovery and injury prevention. Coach Maib holds a 1st degree black belt in Kenpo Karate and has published a book and video entitled Speed-Strength Training for Martial Artists. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Donnie assists with character development classes and is often called upon to lead chapels for the football team during the season. 
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David Joyce is the Head of Athletic Performance at Western Force in the Southern Hemisphere's Super Rugby competition.  He holds Masters degrees in both Sports Physiotherapy and Strength and Conditioning and now lectures on the Masters of S&C course at Edith Cowan University in Perth. He was a member of the performance support teams for Team China for the London Olympics and for Team GB for the Beijing Olympics.  He has also worked at Blackburn Rovers in the English Premier League and Galatasaray in Istanbul. His first book "High Performance Training for Sports" has recently been published through Human Kinetics.
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Dr. Gene Coleman has 46 years of university teaching experience including: 1) Assistant Professor and Director of the Exercise Physiology Lab at Eastern Kentucky University; 2) Associate Professor at Texas Tech University; 3) Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin; and 4) Professor and Chair of Health and Exercise Science at the University of Houston – Clear Lake. Gene has 40 years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach including: 1) Three years as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Basketball at Texas; 2) 36 years as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Houston Astros; and 3) 2 years as Strength and Conditioning Consultant for the Texas Rangers. Dr. Coleman also served as a Visiting Scientist at NASA-Johnson Space Center for 10 years working on the musculoskeletal evaluation team for Astronaut Selection. He has had several NASA grants including grants to evaluate in-flight exercise equipment, writing the Astronaut Training Manual and developing fitness programs for flight controllers. He was the first of two strength and conditioning coaches employed by MLB, the first strength and conditioning coach to work for two MLB teams in the same season (Astros and Rangers). He published the first scientific studies on physiological profiles and training responses among MLB players. He has published over 50 research articles, one book (52-Week Baseball Training), was the first recipient of the Nolan Ryan Award as the MLB Strength Coach of the Year (2004) and the first strength coach to be selected to the MLB All-Star Game staff (2012). He received the NSCA Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013.
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Rob Panariello has more than 30 years of experience in the related fields of Sports Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, and the Performance Training of Athletes. His experience includes the study of the Science of Strength and Conditioning of weightlifters and various sport athletes in Bulgaria, the former Soviet Union, and former East Germany. He previously held the positions of Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at St. John’s University of New York, the World League of American Football NY/NJ Knights, and the WUSA NY POWER Women’s Professional Soccer League. He continues to rehabilitate, athletic performance train, as well as serve as a consultant to many NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Collegiate and University teams, coaches, and players. Rob has more than 60 peer-reviewed Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Research, Sports Physical Therapy Research, and Strength & Conditioning Journal Articles and Book Chapter publications. He has also presented his research at the International World Confederation of Physical Therapy in Washington, D.C. He is nationally renowned and lectures throughout the country with regard to the related fields of Sports Physical Therapy and the Performance Training of Athletes. Rob received the prestigious National Strength & Conditioning Association’s Presidents Award in 1998 and was elected to the USA Strength & Conditioning Hall of Fame in 2003.
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Dr. Sheri Colberg is an author, exercise physiologist, and professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University, as well as an adjunct professor of internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  A graduate of Stanford University, UC Davis, and UC Berkeley, she specializes in research on diabetes and exercise, a topic in which she is considered to be a world-renowned expert. She has authored 10 books (including Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook: Your Guide to Peak Performance), 13 book chapters, and over 275 articles.  In 2010, she chaired a position stand on "Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes" jointly for the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association. She also authored a professional book for clinicians titled Exercise and Diabetes: A Clinician’s Guide to Prescribing Physical Activity and co-authored a chapter on type 1 diabetes and exercise for the American Diabetes Association Type 1 DM Sourcebook, both published by the ADA in 2013. She also has over four decades' worth of practical experience as a type 1 diabetic exerciser and remains an avid recreational exerciser who enjoys swimming, biking, walking, fitness machines, weight training, hiking, skiing, and yard work.
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Andrea Hudy joined the Kansas staff as the associate director of strength and conditioning in September 2004. She was promoted to Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Performance in July 2008. Since her arrival Hudy has handled the strength and conditioning responsibilities for the KU men’s and women’s basketball team. Currently Hudy oversees the Anderson Strength and Conditioning Complex for all KU sports except football. Hudy came to Kansas after nine and a half years at the University of Connecticut, where she worked closely with the Huskies’ national champion men’s and women’s basketball teams. In all, Hudy was part of eight national championship teams while at Connecticut – two men’s basketball; five women’s basketball; and one men’s soccer. She’s worked with 19 Jayhawks who went on to play professional basketball. Overall, she’s worked with 37 student-athletes who went on to play in the NBA and 21 who went on to play in the WNBA. She was honored as 2012 Strength Coach of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
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Ron McKeefery has served as a strength and conditioning coach at both the professional and collegiate level.  Working with such professional organizations as the: Cincinnati Bengals (NFL), Kansas City Royals (MLB), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), and the Berlin Thunder (NFL Europe).  Currently he is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Eastern Michigan University.  Prior to Eastern Michigan he was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Tennessee, and spent 10 seasons with the University of South Florida (Div I BCS level).  In his time at South Florida the Bulls transitioned from Div I-AA to the BCS Big East Conference. He has coached 30 NFL Draft Picks, including 1st Round Draft Pick and Pro Bowlers Mike Jenkins & Jason Pierre-Paul, along with Cordarrelle Patterson and Ja’waun James.  He has had numerous All Americans, NFL free agents, and All Conference Selections. Ron is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist w/Distinction and Coach Practitioner under the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified under the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
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Allen Hedrick, M.A., CSCS, RSCC, FNSCA, is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Colorado State University-Pueblo, a position he has held since 2009. Hedrick began his coaching career as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Fresno State University. Following graduation Hedrick was hired at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, a position he held for three years. Hedrick then moved on to the United States Air Force Academy, where he stayed for 12 years, the first three as an assistant and the final nine as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Upon leaving the Academy Hedrick worked at the National Strength and Conditioning Association for three years, both in the Human Performance Center and in the Education Department, before moving on to his current position. Hedrick, who was the NSCA’s Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in 2003, has been published over 100 times in various journals, has authored chapters in three text books related to strength and conditioning, authored two books, and has produced numerous DVD’s on various strength and conditioning topics. Hedrick, who is a Club Coach for USA Weightlifting, has produced athletes who have competed and medaled at both the American Open and the U.S. National Championships. Hedrick also competes in the sport of weightlifting himself.
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Daniel Taylor, MS, PES, CSCS is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Siena College and oversees those efforts for all eighteen Division I varsity programs at the college, as varied as Water Polo and Lacrosse. He has trained athletes who have advanced to the professional level in Soccer, Lacrosse, Baseball and Basketball. Taylor was part of Siena Men's Basketball's historic three championships in a row (2008-2010) that led to two first round wins in the NCAA tournament (2008-2009.) Expanding on this success he helped physically prepare this past seasons team to success in winning the 2014 CBI Championship. Taylor previously worked with Men's and Women's Basketball at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York and with the New York Knicks during their training camps. He has been a speaker at numerous clinics and workshops in the northeast and holds multiple degrees in the field as well as recently co-authoring the book, 'Conditioning to the Core.'
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Coach Kavanaugh specializes in sports performance training. He has trained over 25,000 athletes, including hundreds of Division I college athletes, as well as NFL, MLB, NBA, Olympic athletes and UFC fighters. He is a former elite athlete with such credentials as being a high school All-American football player, a member of the Junior U.S. National Wrestling team, and Junior Olympic decathlete. He began training and coaching while still in high school, and after an injury ended his playing career, turned his passion and talent to helping others improve their game. He brings his training expertise to all levels – from professionals, to college athletes preparing for their chance at the next level, to high school and youth athletes looking to improve their skills and confidence, to individuals recovering from injuries – anyone who is serious about their fitness goals. He is a certified personal trainer, holds an ISSA performance nutrition certification, is kettlebell certified, SCENAR and Systemic Interactive Healing ABC trained, is a Nike SPARQ Certified speed coach, has been a guest speaker at events around the country, and is the founder of Elite Athletes USA, Inc. and Gladiator Training Systems, a sports performance company based out of Miami, FL.
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Bert Sorin is the President and co-owner of Sorinex Exercise Equipment, which specializes in innovative training solutions. Sorin and his father, Richard (founder of Sorinex), have been responsible for designing or developing some of the most useful training tools in the last three decades that have changed the training game. Bert and Richard run the manufacturing plant, as well as training center located in Columbia, South Carolina. Bert has competed at some of the highest levels of competition in these events, while compiling quite the list of awards and accomplishments. During his time at the University of South Carolina he was a four time Division I All-American in Track and Field (Hammer and 35lb weight throw) and also broke the Southeastern Conference record in the weight throw. He was a 2000 and 2004 Olympic trials athlete, and Amateur World Champion Highland Games Heavy Athletics, and then top ranked pro in Highland Games. Bert is a published strength author and has written articles for the NSCA, Long and Strong Thrower’s Journal, Milo, and Men’s Fitness. His areas of expertise in the field include: power production, speed of implements, sport specific application, program and equipment design, and invention of cutting edge training solutions/aids.
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Dr. Mark Kovacs is a renowned performance physiologist, researcher, university professor, author, speaker and coach with an extensive background training and researching athletes at all levels. He serves the iTPA membership as its Executive Director. He formally directed the Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning and Coaching Education departments for the United States Tennis Association (USTA). He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the ITPA. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and abstracts in top journals including the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, Sports Health, International Journal of Sport Physiology and Performance, Strength & Conditioning Journal, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine among many others. He is currently the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Strength & Conditioning Journal and is on the editorial board for multiple other journals including the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He has presented workshops and keynote addresses on four continents and well over 100 presentations. Along with his academic and scientific background Dr. Kovacs is also a coach and former professional athlete. He was an All-American and NCAA doubles champion in tennis at Auburn University. After playing professionally, he completed his graduate work at Auburn University and earned his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from The University of Alabama. Dr. Kovacs is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a certified Health/Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine, a United States Track and Field Level II Sprints Coach and Certified Tennis Coach. Dr. Kovacs along with the certification commission created the ITPA certification materials to help improve the way the physical aspects of tennis are trained throughout the world. He has published five books including Dynamic Stretching and Tennis Training: Enhancing On Court Performance. Dr. Kovacs has been the recipient of the Editorial Excellence Award for his work with the Strength and Conditioning Journal, in 2010 he was awarded the prestigious Plagenhoef Award for sport science achievement (youngest ever recipient) and in 2012 he was the youngest ever International Tennis Hall of Fame Educational Merit Award winner. He has worked with more than two dozen top professional tennis players on all aspects of physical training.
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Mike Barwis is the founder and CEO of the Barwis Methods family of companies, including the Barwis Methods Training Centers. Mike is currently the Senior Advisor to the New York Mets. He was formerly the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Michigan, where he was directly responsible for the development and implementation of the football strength and conditioning program. Barwis worked at West Virginia University for a period of 14 years. He was appointed the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic sports in 2000, during which time he supervised all the University’s sports programs excluding football. In 2003 Barwis assumed the responsibility for the Mountaineers football program, while maintaining his position with the Olympic sports. During his tenure at West Virginia University he designed and implemented programs for all of the Mountaineers 21 varsity sports. His last 5 years at WVU were widely considered to be the golden era in WVU athletics. Barwis has coached 32 National Strength and Conditioning (NSCA) All-Americans since 1999, and was one of 10 coaches to receive the 2002 Bronze Award from the NSCA certification commission. He has trained over 500 Olympic and professional athletes in over 40 sporting events. In addition, Barwis has been published in numerous journals, magazines, newspapers, written several books, and produced several videos. Barwis earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology from the School of Medicine at West Virginia University and his Master’s Degree in Athletic Coaching with an emphasis in strength and conditioning. He also completed course work in the area of anatomy and physiology at Temple University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA, NASE certified, and CPR and AED certified.
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Dr. Greg Myer has published more than 180 articles in peer reviewed medical journals and has published books and several book chapters related to his research on the biomechanics of knee injury, sports performance and knee injury prevention training. Dr. Myer has received numerous awards for his excellence in sports medicine research. Among those awards are The Clint Thompson Award for the development of ACL prevention strategies; NCAA Research Award; National Strength & Conditioning Association Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist of the Year, the Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons Nicolas Andry Award, and Journal of Sports Physical Therapy Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award. Dr. Myer is serving or has served as an investigator on several nationally funded grants focused on injury prevention and rehabilitation that have contributed multi-million research dollars in direct costs to his institution. He is a member of and lecturer to the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Training Association and serves as an invited lecturer to the and American Physical Therapy Association.
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Dr. Trent Nessler is the CEO/Founder of Accelerated Conditioning and Learning, LLC, developer of the Dynamic Movement Assessment, Fatigue Dynamic Movement Assessment and author of the e-textbook Dynamic Movement Assessment: Reduce Injuries and Improve Performance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, a Master’s in Physical Therapy and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a focus on biomechanics and motor learning. He has been a physical therapist for over 15 years during which time he has treated high school, collegiate, Olympic and professional athletes for over a decade. Trent has also worked with the Tactical Athlete to assist in injury prevention and improved performance in high risk occupations. This has resulted in working with those in tactical operations including Police Department, Fire Department, SWAT, Brazilian Military and special operations. Trent has been presenting on the topic of movement assessment nationally and internationally for over 10 years to organizations including Southeast Athletic Trainers Association, Centro de Educação Física Almirante Adalberto Nunes, the American Sports Medicine Institute, Andrews Education and Research Institute, Seattle Mariners, Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society, Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers Association, American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Section Meeting and various state physical therapy associations. Trent has also been used as a nationally recognized resource for Advance PT, The Washington Post, as well as Web MD. He currently sits on the USA Cheer Safety Council, is associate editor of The International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training and an injury consultant to the Brazilian Navy.
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Pete Holman is a Physical Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, US National TaeKwon-Do champion and former US National TaeKwon-Do Team captain. Pete has 16 years experience working in rehab medicine and as a NSCA credentialed strength coach. He has performed Physical Therapy services with Hollywood stars the likes of Kevin Costner and Ed Bradley and Fortune 500 business moguls like the owners of Progressive Insurance and Jones Apparel of New York. He has also worked with professional athletes and strength coaches from the MLB, NFL, NBA, UFC and X-Games. Pete currently serves as the Director of Rip Training at TRX and is actively involved in programming and education delivery of Rip Training and Suspension Training content. Specializing in biomechanics, core performance and agility, Pete uses his experience as an elite level athlete and his knowledge of the physical and mental systems in the body, to bring out the “athlete” in us all.  Pete is an active contributor to STACK Magazine and PTontheNet and is the “Face” of TRX Rip Training.

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Al Vermeil is President of Vermeil Sports and Fitness, Inc. VSF specializes in athletic assessment, conditioning and training. All clients receive individualized evaluations and programs. VSF's reputation for being on the cutting edge of developing athletes has lead it to become an international consulting business. His knowledge and implementation of new techniques and training methods have made Vermeil's programs highly visible and respected throughout the sports world. He has developed successful training programs in a wide variety of sports including football, basketball, baseball and golf. Vermeil is often the featured speaker at many coaching clinics including the National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Athletic Trainer's Association, Italian National Basketball Clinic in Rome, Italy, Greek National Basketball Clinic in Athens, Greece and The Mayo Clinic. During his thirty-eight year career, Al has often been the subject of television, radio and newspaper interviews. He has written numerous articles for major publications including Golf Digest, The National Strength Coach Journal, Muscle and Fitness and Conditioning Association Journal, as well as several conditioning manuals.
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Dr. Tudor Bompa theories are primarily prevalent in the area of theory of planning-periodization, periodization of strength, power, speed, agility, and endurance, age-group training, periodization of fitness and weight loss, periodization of bodybuilding, psychological periodization, and periodization of nutrition, have revolutionized training in most counties of the world. Dr. Bompa has published 14 books, all best sellers, translated into 18 languages. Most of these books are used as textbooks in universities, coaching institutions, certification programs, and continuing education in over 180 countries of the world. Dr. Bompa has also been a very prolific coach. In only 8 years of international coaching his athletes have won 11 medals (4 gold) in Olympic Games and World Championships, and 22 national championships titles. He is the only coach who has produced Olympic / World champions in two different sports: track and field and rowing. He has also compiled training programs for professional teams, and guided individual athletes to highest athletic achievements.
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Doug Jarrow is the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Chicago Cubs. He has spent time in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization as the Major League Strength & Conditioning Coach as well as a minor league strength and conditioning coordinator. Prior to LA, Jarrow was a minor league strength and conditioning coach in Pittsburgh’s system and Tampa Bay also. Doug earned his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland and began his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Virginia where he served as a Graduate Assistant S&C Coach. Jarrow earned his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Springfield (Mass.) College where he also served as a Graduate Assistant S&C Coach.
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Sue Falsone is the founder and owner of two businesses: Structure and Function and Dr. Ma’s Systemic Dry Needling. Sue worked at Athletes’ Performance for 13 years, last serving as the Vice President of Performance Physical Therapy and Team Sport.  She holds the distinction of being the first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the United States.  She was named a Distinguished Alumni at Daemen College and has been inducted into her high school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Sue has presented at state, national and international level conferences in areas focusing on pillar strength, integration of physical therapy and performance training, and comprehensive kinetic chain assessment and rehabilitation. She’s a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy (SCS), a certified athletic trainer (ATC), certified orthopedic manual therapist for the spine (COMT) and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
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As an NSCA-Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Donovan Santas has six years’ experience as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.  Since receiving a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, he’s worked in professional baseball for over 15 years.  A published author, Santas wrote “Do Athletes Maintaining Health, Well-Balanced Diets Really Need Nutritional Supplements?” for the NSCA Performance Training Journal.  His expert advice and work with athletes has been featured repeatedly in Stack Magazine and on Krush Sport Performance Radio 1260. He has also been a repeat expert speaker at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings, presenting on best practices to both the Major and Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coaches.  In addition to being a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Santas is also been an active member of the Professional Baseball Strength Coaches Society, serving on the Board of Directors for two years.
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Markus Deutsch holds a PhD in Exercise Physiology and has almost 20 years of experience in sports science. He is the CEO of Fusion Sport and is the inventor of the SMARTSPEED product line.  His deep understanding of Sports Performance assessment, training and athlete monitoring allows him to guide the evolution and integration of the Fusion’s SMARTSPEED products, SMARTABASE athlete data management solutions and technical integration from a strong background as strength & conditioning coach and sport scientist. Over the years he has worked as a Sport Scientist and Strength & Conditioning coach to many elite teams and athletes, including the New Zealand All Blacks Rugby team and Chelsea Football Club. He maintains a lead role in product development and innovation,  working closely with leading coaches and scientists around the world to find new ways to optimise athlete performance.
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Tracy Prosser is an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Central Florida. She works directly with men’s soccer, women’s soccer, rowing and women’s golf. Additionally, she assists with the strength and conditioning duties for the football team. During her time at UCF, Prosser has directly contributed to four different team’s championship seasons. Cheer – National Champions 2007; Softball – Conference USA Tournament Champions 2008; Women’s Basketball – Conference USA Tournament Champions 2009; and Women’s Soccer – C-USA Regular Season Champions 2009 and 2010. Prior to UCF, Prosser spent five years at her alma mater, Xavier University. As an assistant at Xavier, she worked with all 16 of the Musketeer athletic teams. During her time at Xavier, the women’s basketball and volleyball teams combined for top-4 finishes each year in the Atlantic 10 Conference, three NCAA appearances and two WNIT appearances. A resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, for 10 years, Prosser earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Physical Education in 1998. She earned her Master of Education in Sport Administration in 2002 from Xavier. During her undergraduate career she was also a member of the Musketeer women’s soccer team. Prosser is Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and Certified Level 1 Coach & Sport Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting. She also holds two diplomas through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
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Paul Chandler is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the baseball program and the Gator softball program at the University of Florida. His responsibilities include designing and implementing year-round strength, speed and conditioning workouts for the Gators in the Griffin/Oakley Strength and Conditioning Center. Chandler guides each student-athlete through an individual training program designed to enhance strength as well as explosive power, speed, agility, endurance, coordination, balance, flexibility and mental toughness. In addition to working with UF’s baseball program, which made three-consecutive NCAA College World Series appearances for the first time in school history from 2010-12 under his direction and claimed consecutive Southeastern Conference titles in 2010 and 2011, Chandler picked up strength and conditioning duties working with UF’s softball squad prior to the 2011 season. His work played a key role last season as the Gators captured the SEC regular-season and tournament titles en route to a berth at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City and notched the team’s fifth 50-win season.
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Assistant AD/Director of Strength and Conditioning Bob Alejo oversees all of the strength and conditioning efforts of the department, and coordinates the day-to-day efforts of the men's basketball team. Prior to joining the Wolfpack staff in April, Alejo served as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the Oakland A's, a position he also held from 1993-2001. In that role, he was responsible for all aspects of the organization's year-round physical preparation at both the major league and minor league levels. Prior to rejoining the A's, Alejo was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at UC Santa Barbara from 2005-2008. During that time he was also a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team as strength and conditioning coach for the Gold medal-winning men's beach volleyball team of Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser. From 1984-1993, Alejo served as strength and conditioning coach at UCLA where he worked with 23 men's and women's teams, including the men's basketball team while current Wolfpack head coach Mark Gottfried was an assistant coach. During his tenure in Westwood, the Bruins racked up 25 national championships and produced more than 100 All-Americans. Prior to joining the Bruins' staff, Alejo served as strength and conditioning coach for football at his alma mater, Chico State. He earned his B.A. in physical education from Chico State in 1982 and is a member of the Wildcats' Athletic Hall of Fame after a successful baseball career. An accomplished lecturer and author, Alejo is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds the advanced NSCA Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach distinction. He has also been elected to three halls of fame: Chico State Athletics, Chico State Baseball (inaugural inductee) and the Chico Professional Baseball "Legends of the Diamond."
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