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FITNESS & pERFORMANCE SPECIALISTS

Dedicated to providing cutting-edge fitness and performance programming backed up by current research, our team of highly qualified, motivated, and skilled professionals are here to guide you step-by-step to ensure that you meet your goals.

 

FITNESS SPECIALISTS

 
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JAMES RAYFIELD, BS, CSCS

James is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the NSCA. Post college he has worked hard to further his knowledge of strength and conditioning as well as nutrition and human performance. James has experience working with high school and college soccer and lacrosse players as well as your average adults just looking to look and feel better in their daily life. You can often catch him with a book in hand but don’t like that stop you from introducing yourself.


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JAKE REYNOLDS, BS, CPT

Jake Reynolds graduated from Appalachian State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science while also holding a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Aside from his continuing studies, Jake continues to pursue his own personal training which includes competitive powerlifter. Jake finds passion in the science behind strength and conditioning as well as researching concepts applicable to his methodology. He is excited to combine his two biggest passions of fitness and motivating people.

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TYLER JONES, BS, CPT

Tyler, a graduate in Kinesiology from East Carolina University and has worked in the fitness field since 2014. Tyler recognized his passion for fitness shortly after his collegiate baseball career and has been dedicated ever since. Bringing a diverse skill set, Tyler loves what he does and believes that the most rewarding thing is to see a client reach a fitness goal in the most sufficient way. “I’m here to go through the process with you and to help you become stronger, faster, leaner, or healthier.”


PERFORMANCE SPECIALISTS

 
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DYLAN CASPAR, BS, CSCS

A graduate of Queens University of Charlotte, Caspar completed his degree in sports and exercise science while also spending four years serving as a strength and conditioning coach for lacrosse, softball, tennis, golf, basketball, and soccer. Caspar has also gained experience working with Charlotte Country Day School and Clemson University. Caspar is CSCS certified through the NSCA and is s also working on earning his Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science.

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ANDREW BARSUHN, MS, CSCS, CISSN

Andrew is a recent graduate of the University of Tampa’s Master of Exercise and Nutrition Science program, He is a certified strength coach and sports nutritionist. Andrew also loves to talk about all things food, strength sports, and video games. Throughout his detailed career, Andrew has had the opportunity to coach many athletes anywhere from the weight room to the pool, and finds the continous eagerness and inquisitiveness that is displayed quite refreshing


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JEBEDIAH STEVENS, BS, CSCS

Coach Stevens served in the United States Marine Corps for more than 4 years before attending UNC Charlotte graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning. He’s been playing rugby for the last 5 years between the Men’s Charlotte Barbarians Rugby Club and as a starting player for the 2016-2017 Nationally Ranked UNCC Division II Men’s Rugby Club. Coach Stevens is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is a certified Kettlebell Instructor with StrongFirst.