Education

Bachelors of Science: Exercise Science

Minor: Biology w/ Emphasis in Pre Med

Minor: Coaching

Minor: Strength and Conditioning

Masters of Science: Human Performance w/ Emphasis in Sport Physiology

Level 1 USATF

IMBA Mtn Bike Site Management

CSCS in progress

I am a professor of exercise physiology and biomechanics, at Adams State University located at 7,544ft of altitude.  I have 6 years of cross-country and track and field coaching experience and coaching and research experience at altitude.  In the classroom I teach exercise physiology, kinesiology, strength and conditioning, and biomechanics at the undergraduate level.  And at the graduate level; Strength and conditioning, Biomechanics, and research.   Research interests include; the relation of work and power to bioenergetics focusing on body position to increase work and decrease energy expenditure.  I also have experience coaching endurance mtn bikers, runners, and triathletes.  I have worked with sedentary individuals and individuals with prosthetics pursuing their best self. 

Athlete

2x Pan American Age group Champion XTERRA Triathlon

2x National Age group XTERRA Triathlon Champion

2x XTERRA Fruita Triathon champion

3x XTERRA World Championships Qualifier