Trainers

Owner & Performance DirectorChris Dellasega, MS/CSCS

Owner & Performance Director

Chris Dellasega, earned his Master’s degree in Exercise Science in 2011 and has been a strength coach for eight years working with athletes in a variety of sports from the high school, collegiate (Division 1) to professional level of competition. Additionally, Chris is a former rugby player and competitive bodybuilder.

Education

  • Master’s of Science in Education – Exercise Science – University of Kansas, 2011
    • Kansas Athletics strength and conditioning intern – 2009-2010

Certifications

Experience

  • 8 years of industry experience
    • Professional athletes from the NFL & PGA
    • Amateur competitive athletes
      • Mixed martial arts and triathletes
      • Firefighters
    • Collegiate athletes – Division 1
      • Baseball
      • Track & field
      • Basketball (men’s & women’s)
    • High school athletes
      • Baseball
      • Basketball
      • Soccer
      • Swimming
      • Tennis

Strength Coach and Assistant Course Instructor – Poliquin Group

  • Taught fundamental and advanced strength training techniques to strength coaches and personal trainers from all over the world
  • Worked under numerous coaches who have worked with high-profile professional athletes and Olympic medal winners
  • Authored numerous articles for website publication

High Performance Director – biomechanical analysis company

  • Interpreted precise biomechanical data as it related to individual athlete’s and their sport
  • Developed injury prevention & rehabilitation strategies and training regimens based on the results of their biomechanical data
  • Consulted with professional athletes on their training programs based on their biomechanical data
  • Authored numerous articles for website publication

Director of Exercise Science – private training facility

  • Screened new clients for strength imbalances, faulty movement patterns, and flexibility limitations
  • Helped establish training progressions to restore proper movement patterns and improve flexibility
  • Helped educate staff on appropriate exercise selection, training program design, and proper exercise progression

Awards & Recognitions

  • 3 years of collegiate level rugby
    • Playing wing, fullback, and outside center
  • 10 years of competitive (drug free) bodybuilding
    • 1998 – 2nd place: Teen – Natural Bodybuilding Championships (NGA)
    • 1999 – 1st place: Collegiate – Southern States Classic (NANBF)
    • 2000 – 1st place: Novice – Gold’s Classic (NANBF)
    • 2005 – 5th place: Collegiate – Gold’s Classic (NANBF)
    • 2008 – 2nd place: Collegiate – Southern States Classic (NANBF)
    • 2009 – 3rd place: Collegiate – Southern States Classic (NANBF)

Jordan Helms Kansas University Rower Jordan Helms

Trainer – Jordan earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2017. She has worked with athletes in a variety of sports from the high school, and collegiate. Additionally, Jordan is a Division 1 rower for the University of Kansas.

Education

Experience

  • 2 years of industry experience
    • Collegiate athletes
      • Soccer
      • Basketball
      • Baseball
      • Track & field
    • High school athletes
      • Baseball
      • Basketball
      • Soccer
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Track and Field

Awards & Recognitions

  • 4 years of Division 1 rowing
    • Competed in the top boat
    • 5k School Record Holder

Hanna Kallmaier Jayhawk Soccer Hanna Kallmaier

Trainer – Hanna earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and her Minor in Psychology in 2016. Additionally, Hanna was a Division 1 soccer player for the University of Kansas.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Education – Exercise Science – University of Kansas, Dec. 2016
  • Minor in Psychology

Experience:

  • 1 year of industry experience: self-employed as personal trainer (High School level)
  • University of Kansas Women’s Soccer Team, 2012-2016
    • Served as a team captain for KU Women’s Soccer Team, 2015-2016
  • FC Bayern Munich Club Soccer Team, 2008-2012
    • Served as a team captain for the U-17 Bayern Munich Team and achieved second place at Nationals in 2011
    • Won the U-17 championships of South Germany twice as a member of the Bayern Munich Soccer team
    • Played for Bayern Munich 2nd Women’s Team, 2011-2012
  • Bavarian State Team, 2005-2012
    • Won the Lander Tournament, a national tournament for all of Germany’s state teams, in 2008 and 2010
    • Captain of the Bavarian State Team, 2009-2012
    • Named most outstanding player after U-16 Bavarian state team won a 2009 international tournament in Prague
  • German Youth National Team, 2008-2012
    • Four-year member of the German Youth National Team
    • Member of Germany’s U-17 National Team that finished third at the 2011 U-17 European Women’s Championship.

Awards & Recognition:

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, 2012
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team, 2013-2016
  • Earned Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, 2015
  • Named to All-Big 12 Second Team, 2016


chiropractor lawrence kansas Britton J. Horton, DC

Chiropractic Physician –

After graduating from Chiropractic College, Dr. Horton practiced in Kansas City for two and a half years before coming to Lawrence. He treats people from all walks of life, but has worked mainly with an active population of patients (professional and recreational athletes, runners, cyclists, CrossFit members, etc.).

Dr. Horton has extended his education beyond chiropractic adjustments to include sports rehabilitation, Active Release Techniques (ART), Graston/FAKTR, Functional Dry Needling, Therapeutic Taping with Rock Tape/K-tape, and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS).

Education

  • Bachelor Degree – Fort Hays State University, 2010
  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) – Cleveland Chiropractic College, 2014

Experience

  • 5 years of industry experience
    • Professional athletes
    • High school/ Middle school athletes
    • General Population & Recreational Athletes
      • Runners/ultra-marathoners/trail runners
      • Cyclists
      • Triathletes
      • Paddle boarders
      • CrossFit members
      • Olympic Lifters
      • Body Builders

 

Additional Training

  • Active Release Techniques (ART) – Full Body
  • Graston/FAKTR – Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
  • Functional Dry Needling (FDN) – Kinetacore
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) – Course A, Advanced Course, Running Specific Course
  • McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) – Lumbar, Cervical, and Thoracic
  • FAKTR Therapeutic Taping

Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) – Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Dynamic Assessment of Upper and Lower Quarter