After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Michigan State University, Jim headed to Ann Arbor to get his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan.  While in school, Jim worked as an intern in the Strength and Conditioning Program in U-M’s Athletic Department.  During that time, he also served as the Strength & Conditioning Coach at Holt High School and worked as a personal trainer at the Michigan Athletic Club in East Lansing.

After graduate school, Jim ran an Athletic Republic training center for a year before he was hired as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Detroit Mercy.  While at UDM, Jim was a part of numerous league championships and NCAA Tournament appearances in a variety of sports.  In addition to coaching responsibilities at the university, he also served as an adjunct faculty member teaching courses in Sports Medicine.  After seven years at the university, Jim joined forces with Total Sports Complex to open the Total Performance Training Center in August of 2002.

Jim is the regional Coordinator for the National Strength & Conditioning Association where he organizes and provides support for members of the organization.  He has been a featured speaker at clinics and conferences all over the country and has authored articles in numerous publications.  Jim is the author of three books- Speed & Agility Revolution, World’s Hardest Exercises and Weight Loss in Reality – and was contracted by the Michigan High School Athletic Association to develop a strength & conditioning curriculum for their Coaches Advancement Program.  He also contributes regularly to several strength and conditioning and diet reviews.  During his career, Jim has trained thousands of athletes including professional football, basketball, and hockey players, Olympic competitors, hundreds of college athletes and too many youth athletes to count.  He is proud to be able to bring techniques of college and professional athletes to younger athletes looking to reach their potential.

Frank Wozny- BS, CSCS –

Frank graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Kinesiology and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. He completed an internship at Total Performance before joining the team full-time. Frank has been at Total Performance for over 5 years and now is the Director of Fitness Revolution inside Total Performance.  Go to to learn more about our adult fitness training programs.  Frank also contributes to a Strength and Conditioning Website Ultimate Strength and Conditioning that provides great information to athletes and coaches from all levels. He loves working with teams, small groups, athletes of all ages, and people interested in making a positive impact on their lives.


Adam Stoyanoff- MS, CSCS –

Adam spent over three years as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Bowling Green State University. While he was there the majority of his time was spent assisting with the design and implementation of strength and conditioning protocols for Football, Basketball (Mens and Womens), Hockey, Baseball, and Softball.  He had the opportunity to be involved in each of the 18 sports during his career at BGSU and developed a wide variety of training methods. Before leaving he completed his Masters Degree in Developmental Kinesiology, while focusing on research based methods for in-season strength training for college athletes.

He earned his BA in Exercise Science from Albion College where he also played football. Adam completed an internship at Total performance in 2005. From the internship and data collected he was able to present multiple research studies at the Michigan ACSM in Gaylord, MI.   He brings a great deal of experience and science to the TPTC staff as well as football training experience.
Gordie Schaeffler- B.S. – Head Hockey Trainer – Oakland Head Hockey Coach –

Before joining the Total Performance staff, Gordie directed the Hockey Treadmill at Acceleration Sports Training in Grand rapids for over two years where he trained numerous college and professional hockey players.  A graduate of Ferris State University, Gordie is the assistant Hockey Coach at the Oakland University where he has helped them win multiple National Championships.  Through years of training, Gordie has developed a reputation for being one of the best skating instructors in Michigan.  His teaching and coaching cues help hockey players quickly improve technical deficiencies in their skating to help them become the best skaters they can be.  In addition to teaching skating mechanics on the hockey treadmill, Gordie also coordinates hickey team training as well as shooting and stick handling lessons.


Aaron Stickel- B.S., CSCS  –

After playing soccer at Saginaw Valley State University and graduating with a degree in Exercise Science, Aaron served our country on a tour of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps. After returning, he directed sports performance programs at two facilities before joining TPTC. Aaron is certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, and specializes in combine preparation. In addition to countless youth athletes, he has also worked with the Detroit Ignition and many collegiate athletes.



Greg Goddard- B.S.,

Greg graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science.  Greg started out as an Intern back in the summer of 2009.  He then worked part time off and on for a few years and during that time he completed a second internship with the University of Toledo’s football strength and conditioning staff.  Greg has now become a integral part of our team and loves working with athletes of all ages.

AdamAdam Gentry – MS, SCCC, CSCS

Adam joined our staff after spending 5 years as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach.  He first served as an asst. coach at the University of Detroit Mercy where he helped train all 19 Div I athletic teams.  Adam continued on to the University of Pittsburgh where he served as asst. strength and conditioning coach for all Olympic sports

Adam graduated from Michigan State University and earned his Master’s degree in exercise science from Oakland University.  He is a certified member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Assoc. as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Assoc.teams.





Brandon Long, CSCS –

Prior to joining the Total Performance staff, Brandon received his Bachelors degree from Michigan State University, where he was also a 4 yr letter winner on the Football team. After completing his senior season at MSU, Brandon went on to have a career in the NFL, playing for the San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets.

Brandon gained a considerable amount of experience both coaching along side of, and under some prominent members of the strength and conditioning community. It was then that he realized his passion for working with young athletes and helping them to reach their potential.



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Kara Beth Rogier – B.S., NASM

Kara Beth Rogier received her Bachelor of Science in Movement and Sports Science from Purdue University, where she also competed as a Varsity Pole Vaulter. After graduation Kara Beth moved to Michigan where she gained a job at Lifetime Fitness as a Group Training Coordinator and Lead Bootcamp Instructor. After finding her passion in working with athletes she joined the TPTC Team. Kara Beth helps with the speed and agility classes as well as our Fitness Revolution program and Personal Training. She is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.