Jack Cooney is the founder and director of ASP and a certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association. He also holds certifications as a strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association in addition to performance coaching through the Olympic USA Weightlifting Association.
With experience working with athletes from the most novice levels to collegiate, professional, and Olympic levels, Jack helps athletes maximize their performance in both sport and life, long into the future.
Hannah Dehghan is a lifetime athlete who excels in basketball and holds a BS in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise and movement. She blew through the ranks starting as an intern here at ASP, and is now one of our head performance coaches. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and Sports Performance Coach (USA Weightlifting).
Jared Elliott brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ASP, with a B.A. in Sports Health & Wellness and certifications in: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jared has trained athletes all over the world, including the Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, and the Swedish National Baseball Academy and Swedish National Team on strength and conditioning matters.
Athletic Trainers go above and beyond the scope of personal trainers, in both qualifications and practice.
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are highy-educated healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by athletic trainers include injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.*
ATs are recognized by the American Medical Assoication (AMA), and must meet a series of qualifications including those set by state and national level regulatory boards. In addition to a bachelor’s degree and comprehensive board certification, athletic trainers must participate in ongoing education during the course of their careers.
*This definition is approved by the NATA’s nomencalture work group and the NATA Board of Directors, January 2013.