The best sports performance experts in the country—trainers, nutritionists, sport psychologists and others—contribute STACK's Sports Performance content. These men and women work with top athletes and teams, at both the collegiate and professional level, to help them get better and make smart training, nutrition, skills and gear choices. They regularly offer the benefits of their experience to help STACK's readers and web visitors become better athletes. Read about their backgrounds and find their articles and posts—all designed to help young athletes safely and effectively boost their performance. Learn More.
Brandon Miles is a nutrition researcher, writer and speaker who uses his passion for health and wellness to educate and empower others. He works with various clients to achieve their personal health and nutrition goals. For more information, visit his website, thehealthyadvocate.com.
Brandon Roberts has a Master's Degree in Human Performance from the University of Florida, and he is currently working on his PhD in Muscle Biology. He is a Senior Personal Trainer on the University of Florida training staff, and he writes for multiple fitness websites, including livestrong.com and mpssi.com.
Brandon Wood is the Director of Team Training and a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Parisi Speed School in Fair Lawn, N.J. His drive to help athletes succeed comes from his experience as a collegiate athlete. Although he believes increases in speed, agility and strength are important, he also strives to instill a sense of selfless, positive team culture in every athlete he trains. His areas of expertise include team training, football and track.
Brent Rogers is the director of strength and conditioning for the College of Mount St. Joseph (Cincinnati, Ohio). He was most recently the assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Kentucky. Prior to that, he worked for two years as the strength and conditioning assistant coach for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals. Rogers was a personal trainer for Cincinnati Bengals linbacker Dhani Jones, and he travelled overseas with Jones for the Travel Channel’s "Dhani Tackles the Globe" show.
Rogers has also served as head strength and conditioning coach for NFL Europe's Hamburg Sea Devils, and as a volunteer assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. His other professional experiences have included working for the Baltimore Ravens, The College of St. Scholastica and as a personal trainer.
A graduate of the University of California-Santa Barbara, where he minored in Exercise and Health Science, Rogers earned his Master of Arts degree in Exerci
Brett Bartholomew is a performance specialist at Athletes’ Performance in Phoenix, where he works with elite college, high school and youth athletes. Prior to joining AP, he was a volunteer football strength coach at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. While at SIU, he also served as an assistant strength coach for football and basketball and as head strength coach for baseball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s golf, swimming & diving, the cheerleading squad and the dance team.