Meet Your Coach

Our team is committed to helping you achieve your goals and improve your inner athlete. We specialize in performance of every age and ability and are committed to making a difference for you and your family. While at our facility, ask us what we can do for you!

T.J. Kuster

Sports Performance Coordinator

T.J. has a Master's of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training.  He is a certified athletic trainer (ATC), certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), certified personal trainer through the NCSF, and is a certified Parisi Performance Coach.  T.J. is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Training and Performance Center, supervising sports performance staff, and providing a professional and valuable member experience.  T.J.'s passion in life is helping others achieve their performance and fitness goals. He became interested in health and fitness after accumulating various injuries throughout his sports career, and it...

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Matt Smudde

Sports Performance Coach

Matt has a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently completing his Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology at Illinois State University. Once he graduates from Illinois State, he plans on furthering his education and obtaining his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Matt is a certified personal trainer (NASM-CPT) and a certified Parisi Performance Coach.  Matt strives to deliver excellent programming and service to all his clients as they work towards their personal performance goals. He has been involved in sports and fitness his whole life and believes that training should be functional and individualized so that all...

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Jason Morgan

Sports Performance Coach

Jason received his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Illinois State University and is continuing at the university for a Master’s in Biomechanics. Jason is a certified personal trainer through ACE, a USAW Level 1 Coach and a Parisi Performance Coach.  Jason started personal training in 2014 and also gained experience with group training, yoga and sports training. He believes that every client deserves a well-rounded program that fits his or her individual needs. No two people are alike and many factors need to be considered when finding the right fit. Life is about balance, and he is determined to use training as a way to challenge you, while helping you find that balance. Jason began...

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Shanna Hutchison

Sports Performance Coach

Shanna graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville. Currently she is in nursing school at Methodist College and will graduate in May with her BSN. Shanna also works in the therapy department at McLean County Orthopedics as a Therapy Tech, and is FMS (Functional Movement Systems) certified. She was a soccer player through college, and has always had a passion for exercise and sports. Through her years working for MCO, Shanna has developed more knowledge for proper body mechanics and has valued the importance of functional movement for people of all ages.

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Kristin Hammel

Sports Performance Coach

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