Chris Dellasega, MS/CSCS
Owner & Performance Director

Chris Dellasega, earned his Master’s degree in Exercise Science in 2011 and has studied human performance for twenty years. He currently serves as a strength coach for USA Cycling‘s Men’s Track program.
He currently works with World Record holder in the Individual Pursuit Ashton Lambie. He has worked with professional athletes from the NFL, PGA, and a number of collegiate (Division 1 and 2), amateur, and high school athletes.
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

  • Eight 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

  • Worked directly under renowned strength coach Stephane Cazeault
  • Taught fundamental and advanced strength training techniques to strength coaches and personal trainers from all over the world
  • Taught how to thoroughly assess clients/athletes and how to design appropriate training programs based on those assessments
  • Taught basic nutrition principles and how high quality supplements can improve health and performance
  • 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

  • Three years of collegiate level rugby
  • Ten years of amateur competitive 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)

Angela Finch, BS/CSCS
Coach and Trainer

Angela earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas in 2012.
Angela’s background in training started at a young age when she first entered organized sports. She played nearly every sport, ranging from basketball, gymnastics, and sailing, but her focus was on track and field and cross country, which she competed competitively in for over ten years.
Angela was introduced to the weight room at age 13 when she began supplementing her running with resistance training, while also competing in powerlifting in the off-season.
Angela has been training athletes/clients, ranging the ages of 12-85 since 2012. Her specialties include, but are not limited to: sport specific training, speed training, and general population progressions.

Education

Certifications

  • U.S.A. Weightlifting Level 1 (USAW)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) – National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT) – American Council on Exercise
  •  Level 1 (DARI) – Dynamic Athletic Research Institute