S3 – My training team is lead and monitored by Mike Braid of S3 Sports Performance Institute. Mike is in his 5th year developing a total fitness and training program specifically designed for the demands of a long competitive beach volleyball season. Mike is a fellow of Applied Functional Science which he completed through the Gray Institute and is on the cutting edge of functional training to achieve peak performance for what my body needs. Mike worked with the USA men’s National team in 1997 in Colorado Springs and traveled to France with them. He was the Pan Am team athletic trainer in 1999 and the 2000 Olympics in Sydney with the national team. Mike has organized and led the medical needs for every Pro Beach Volleyball stop in Michigan since 1995.
Boodtcamp LLC– Brian Boodt was added to my training team by Mike in 2012 to head up my strength and conditioning workouts. I spend two days a week with Brian on building body strength through various workouts that are specifically designed to improve core body strength for hitting and jumping. Brian received his BA in Kinesiology from Hope College ; MA in Sports Studies- Western Michigan University; National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)