Director of Performance: Kellen McCrary

Education:

-Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Western Michigan University; Capstone research: The effect of Aerobic activity on Vertical jump height in athletes.

-Undergraduate degree in Exercise Sport Science from the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse

 

Certifications:

-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

-Certified United States Weight Lifting Coach (USAW-1)

 

Experience:

Adjunct Professor at William Jessup University (Currently)

-Teach upper level Kinesiology courses to undergraduate students

-Help students become Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA

Senior coach at Sparta Science (2014-2016)

-Worked with over 60 MLB, 25 NFL, 120 high school and 90 college athletes

-Directed all operations for NFL and NBA athletes

 

Assistant Strength coach at Western Michigan University (2012-2014)

-Directed all aspects of performance for Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Track and Field, Women's Cross Country and Women's Gymnastics

-Assisted in the implementation of workouts for Men's Hockey and Football

Director of Performance at Kalamazoo College (2014)

-Directed all aspects of performance for the Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving teams

-Developed remote training programs for all athletes in the Swimming and Diving program

 

Assistant Strength coach at Augsburg College (2011-2012)

-Directed all in season training efforts for the Baseball program

-Assisted in implementing off-season work outs for the Football program

 

Director of Performance at Aquinas High school (2010-2011)

-Directed all aspects of performance for over 70 different high school athletes

-Helped develop  recovery curriculum for all varsity level Football and Basketball athletes

 

Athletic experience:

-3 sport varsity athlete in High school (Football, Basketball and Track and Field)

-2 sport athlete in college (Football and Track and Field) 2010 National Champion in the Long Jump

-2011 All American in the Triple Jump and Long jump

-Former D-II Wide receiver at Southwest Minnesota State University