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. 

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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Austin Curtis

Head Performance Academy Coach

Austin has a Bachelor's of Exercise Science from Illinois State University and is a Marine Corps veteran. He is a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), Certified Football Preparation Specialist (CFPS), and is certified through the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) in sports conditioining. His passion is to inspire, motivate, and direct athletes who have goals to play college sports. He has found  proper preparation and consistency over time can help a young athlete can attain their dream. As a coach and mentor, he puts all his energy and resources into every athlete he works with.

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Jenna Cabrera

Sports Performance Coach

Jenna has both a Masters in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelors in Exercise Science from Illinois State University. She is an ACE certified personal trainer, and is certified both FMS and Y Balance. She has over 10 years experience in the field working as a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, and managing fitness programs. She has had the privilege of working with a wide variety of clients from every walk of life. She has seen first hand the difference physical activity can make, and the positive effect adapting a healthy lifestyle has on every aspect of your life. There is nothing Jenna enjoys more than helping someone reach their physical fitness goals, whether they are...

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Michael Krzus

Sports Performance Coach

Michael graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Illinois State University. He completed a full time internship with EXOS in Los Angeles California, where he worked with a variety of athletes (youth, professional, and international.) During his time in L.A. Michael learned the importance of having proper functional movement and how it increases performance. Michael is a former Collegiate Baseball pitcher, playing 2 years for Danville Area CC. He strives to teach his athletes about proper strength and conditioning which will allow them meet their goals. In the future Michael plans to continue his education by pursuing Physical Therapy.

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Andrea Morris

Sports Performance Coach

Andrea has spent the last two years developing her coaching career through personal training, coaching CrossFit, and different levels of athletes. Andrea is Level 1 CrossFit Certified, CrossFit Sports Specific Certified, and Power Athlete Methodology Level One Certified. She is also working towards becoming a NASM certified personal trainer, and Parisi Performance Coach.  Andrea has a background in multiple sports including softball, volleyball, gymnastics, CrossFit, olympic weightlifting, and triathlons. Today, she is a competitive USAPL Elite Powerlifter.

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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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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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Kristin Hammel

Sports Performance Coach

Kristin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Illinois State University. She is a NASM certified personal trainer and is a certified Parisi Performance Coach. She is a former collegiate athlete in track and field and grew up playing a variety of sports. Her goal is to deliver safe and effective exercise programming for individuals of all age ranges and skill levels to achieve optimal health and wellness and to help prevent injuries. Her experience working in various settings ranging from sports performance to cardiac rehab has aided her in her passion to help others achieve a healthy lifestyle and reach their fitness goals. 

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