About Jeff

There are generally 3 reasons why people workout: to look better, to feel better, and to move better. Ultimately all of these reasons are to live better.


 


I have been training to improve my own fitness since I was in middle school. I would train on my own, with the football team after school, and with my speed and agility coach at a gym two towns away. I was motivated to move better as an athlete, and also to look better as developing young man coming into his prime. I believed that all of these would help me create a better life, and they did.


I ended up being recruited to play on multiple sports teams during high school. As many young football players do, I also had my sights set on playing professional football someday. Not surprisingly, that didn’t work out. However, due to my training regimen I was able to walk on and play football at the collegiate and semi-professional levels.


During my undergraduate and graduate education I studied to become a Physical Educator. While studying I learned in depth about exercise science, human movement, and psychology. In the back of my mind I was always tying this new knowledge into my exercise sessions, and was able to push myself in ways that I hadn’t before.


Since then I have coached multiple high school teams, and have been a personal trainer for several years. I still continue to train on my own, but my motivation has changed. Now my motivation is to be an example to those that I train as I pass on what I have learned.


Areas of Expertise

  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Sports Performance Training

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Additional Certifications

CPR/AED/First Aid

Education

MS in Physical Education: Coaching Pedagogy, BS in Physical Education, AAS in Physical Education, Exercise and Health

Specialty Populations

Men, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

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