Barret Panning, EP-C, CSCS received his Exercise Science degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. He has experience training athletes from middle school through the collegiate and professional levels. He also brings experience in Medical Fitness as a certified exercise physiologist, working with cardiopulmonary and metabolic disorders. Barret believes in using evidence based modalities to create the best athletes possible, while developing meaningful relationships and fostering a love of lifelong physical activity. Barret holds certifications through both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Bill Atkins, BAS, is a Minnesota native from Hopkins, MN. As a 2015 Hopkins High School, Bill participated in varsity football and track and field. He completed his Bachelor of Applied Science degree, majoring in Exercise Science, from the University of Minnesota Duluth. While attending the University of Minnesota Duluth, he was a part of the football team and was a captain of the 2019-2020 team. Bill loves to work with highly motivated athletes and is excited to use his own experience and knowledge in sports to help other athletes reach their goals.
Bill Welle received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Sioux Falls and a Graduate Degree in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State University. He has been training athletes for almost three decades. He co-founded Cris Carter’s FAST Program in Boca Raton, Florida, training over 15,000 junior high and high school athletes, 600 professional athletes and more than 400 college football players for the NFL Draft (30 1st round picks). Athlete’s trained include NFL’s Cris Carter, Larry Fitzgerald, Mike Floyd, Kyle Rudolph, and NBA’s Jon Leuer, and Cole Aldrich.
Brice Panning, received his Exercise Science degree from Gustavus Adolphus College while playing both football and baseball. At Gustavus, he developed a passion for training and coaching athletes while being a full time assistant to the head strength and conditioning coach. Brice believes in using an effort and evidence based approach with safety at the forefront, while also forming positive relationships with his athletes.
Cory Colvard, MEd, CSCS, a former athlete at Gustavus Adolphus College, found a passion in training and developing athletes while obtaining his BA in Exercise Physiology. Fueled by this passion, he continued his education at the University of Minnesota where he obtained a MEd in Applied Kinesiology-Sport & Exercise Science. Cory brings sports performance coaching experience from both the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois, where he trained athletes in all sports. He has also provided training for high school to professional athletes to perfect their training technique, enhance recovery, and maximize their athletic ability.
Jadee Jones received his Bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State Mankato in Exercise Science. He has been actively involved in the Minnesota basketball community for over 10 years. He’s served in various roles all aimed at impacting the development of players from the youth to professional levels. His education and experience give him the ability to understand all aspects of the development of a basketball player including speed and agility, athletic performance, skill enhancement and injury prevention.
James Warmuth, B.A.S, CPT, received his Bachelors in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology at the University of Minnesota Duluth where he also competed in the Decathlon. James has been a strength and conditioning coach for the past 8 years, working with international hockey and basketball players, as well as coaching local Volleyball and Track & Field teams. James believes that high energy and passion brings out the best in any athlete. “I can build an amazing athlete as long as I get energy and dedication in return. Progress is inevitable.”
Josh Anderson is the sports performance coach at Waconia High School and TCO Waconia Therapy & Performance. Josh received his Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Minnesota State University, Moorhead (MSUM). As a performance coach since 2006, he has coached teams including MSUM, University of Minnesota Football, Sioux Falls SkyForce (NBA – Miami Heat Affiliate) and Sioux Falls Storm (IFL). Josh is a two-time guest strength coach at University of Notre Dame speed and strength camp. His specialty is working with high school, collegiate, professional and MMA athletes. MMA athletes trained include Josh Thomson, Luke Rockhold and Gray Maynard.
Karina Osmanski, CPT, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Wellness and Fitness with a Minor in Coaching. Prior to joining the TCO team in January 2020, she worked with a variety of individuals and teams including: elementary and middle school aged sport teams, high school strength and conditioning programs all across the west metro, as well as being a soccer coach for DeLaSalle High School and Fusion Soccer Club. Karina is a Minnesota native that grew up and played soccer for Wayzata which is where her passion for athletics began to grow.
Kevin Brown, PES, is passionate about helping athletes excel in their sport and life. His goal is to assist athletes to reach their dreams by providing over 15 years of experience, knowledge and expertise. Kevin has developed arguably one of the most renowned speed, agility, power and quickness programs around developing talent of all levels and abilities. He offers the most comprehensive performance training including movement training, injury prevention, speed and agility, explosive power development, proper technique, sport specific conditioning and recovery strategies. Kevin currently has 50 athletes playing collegiate sports.
Kirk Olson, MS, CSCS, received his Master of Science (MS) in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State and spent over a decade as the strength and conditioning coach for the Minnesota Wild. Kirk has also coached players from the NFL, MLB and the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Having served his time with the pros, Kirk is passionate about coaching athletes of all ages, activities and ability levels. Kirk combines the science behind athletic performance with a positive, motivational coaching style to get the most out of every athlete.
Luke Rudberg, CSCS, was previously a sports performance coach in Southern Minnesota at Ignition Fitness and Sports as well as at Bethany Lutheran College for the Men’s Basketball team. Before that, he interned at Minnesota State University. He received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Exercise Physiology & Minor in Coaching from Gustavus Adolphus College and is an avid martial artist having studied arts such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing and Kuk Sool Won.
Mason Reinhart, CPT, CES, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Concordia University St. Paul (2007), where he played 4 years of Division II baseball. After playing and coaching collegiately, Mason discovered his passion for mentoring student athletes. His mission is to maximize the athletic potential of each athlete he works with and help shape leaders both on and off the field. He brings more than 12 years of experience in personal training, sports performance and coaching to TCO. Mason currently holds the position of Associate Strength and Performance Coach at Twin Cities Orthopedics/Training HAUS.
Matthew Merrick, USAW, ACSM, was formerly a performance coach in Southern Minnesota at Ignition Fitness and Sports. Matt moved to Mankato five years ago, where he went on to graduate from Minnesota State, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. Matt has worked with high school, collegiate and professional athletes from a variety of sports. He has experience in martial artist, MMA, karate, kickboxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and wrestling.
Michael Gulenchyn ATC, ATL, CSCS completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and became a board certified athletic trainer. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Mike has worked in the sports medicine field to inspire athletes at all levels in a variety of sports. He believes that a combination of performance development, prevention and recovery are all important elements in the overall success of an athlete. He is currently the athletic trainer and sports performance coach for the USA National Curling team.
Mollie, MSc, CSCS, is a Minnesota native who grew up playing hockey and rugby. She attended UW-Milwaukee completing her degree in psychology and played rugby. While still competing at the elite level based in San Diego, Mollie worked at the American Council on Exercise as well as part time for the San Diego men’s rugby team as the S&C coach. She then moved to Cardiff (UK) to complete her masters in S&C including a full-time internship with the PRO-14 professional rugby team, the Newport Gwent Dragons. Today, Mollie works as the S&C coach and supervisor at the Edina High School Wellness Center and part time as a World Rugby S&C Educator.
Nate Huot is a native of Dawson, Minnesota. He graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) with a Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree with a concentration in Corporate Wellness/Exercise Leadership, and Coaching and Human Performance. Nate played collegiate football and basketball while attending SMSU. Previously, he worked as a sports performance trainer at Wellefast. Nate is a sports performance coach on the Training HAUS team.
Rachel Haviland received her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Kinesiology with a focus in Sports Performance. She has trained a range of athletes from the high school to professional level in a variety of sports. Her background in long-distance running has enabled her to coach for cross-country and track teams. Rachel is passionate about developing the skills and capabilities of the athletes she trains with.
Scott Schriever BS, CSCS, CPT, graduated from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse with a Bachelor of Exercise Sport-Science and a minor in nutrition. Prior to moving to Minnesota in 2017, he was a part of the strength and conditioning staff at the United States Olympic Committee in Lake Placid, NY, where he coached Winter Olympians of Team USA. Scott has also spent time in Los Angeles at EXOS-Athlete’s Performance, primarily working with the L.A. Galaxy as well as training NFL, MLB and international basketball athletes.
Shannon Rainey received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of St. Thomas where he was also a 4 year collegiate track & field athlete. While competing, he was a 2x captain, 4x NCAA Division III National Championships qualifier and an NCAA Division III All-American. Shannon has 18 years of experience as a strength & conditioning coach for high school & collegiate athletes. He has spent the last 10 years working as Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator and Head Track & Field coach at a local high school. During his tenure he won a MSHSL Track & Field Team State Championship and coached multiple individual event state champions.
Steve Rosga, PES, graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder where he was an All-American Safety for the Buffaloes. Drafted in the NFL in 1997, Steve spent time with 3 NFL teams as well as NFL Europe while battling knee and shoulder injuries. After his 2nd knee surgery, Steve found his passion for fitness and performance. His career has involved training nearly 3,000 athletes, running a sports training center and developing/managing youth and adult programs nationally for Life Time Fitness. He specializes in speed, power and performance training, skill enhancement, corrective exercise, injury prevention and lifelong wellness.