John Grace is an assistant fitness coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps of the MLS. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach. As an athletic development coach at Athletic Lab Sports Performance Training Center, he has coached athletes from high school to elite levels in a wide range of sports. He is an active contributor to sports performance blogs and is pursuing publication in peer-reviewed journals. Follow @john_r_grace on Twitter for more sports performance advice.