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.
Alex Allan is a Registered Kinesiologist from Toronto, Canada. He has been involved in strength and conditioning for 15 years and has worked seven years as a kinesiologist specializing in rehabilitation management. Allan holds an honors degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University, and he is certified as a corrective exercise specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He runs The KIN Studio, a private practice in Toronto.
Alex Boyd currently serves as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Middle Tennessee State University, where she works with the women’s volleyball, soccer and softball programs. She previously served as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Eastern Illinois University and as a sports performance intern at Stanford University. She earned her undergraduate degree in physiology from the University of Arizona in 2010, while simultaneously serving as a strength and conditioning intern. Boyd is CSCS, SCCC, RSCC and CPT-certified, and she has presented at the Illinois NSCA Conference.
Alex Rosencutter is the owner of Rosencutter Ultra Fitness and Performance (Wauwatosa, Wis.) and a strength and conditioning coach at Greendale High School (Greendale, Wis.). He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with an emphasis in strength and conditioning and a minor in nutrition. Rosencutter is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength & Conditioning Association; a Certified Sports Nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition; and a Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Alex Simone is the owner and operator of Simone's Baseball Performance in Syracuse, New York. He is recognized as a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), one of the industry's leading certifications, and endorsed by world renowned sport performance coaches Joe DeFranco and Jim Smith. Simone played four years of college baseball and was drafted out of high school by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010.