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Justin Shannon 

Justin is a graduate of Mississippi State University and holds a Masters Degree from Tennessee Tech University. He has been involved with Performance Training for 16 years. He coached College Football, High School Football, Baseball, and Soccer. During his time as a coach, he studied Performance Training and helped institute fitness programs with the teams he coached.

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Jake Schwartz

Jake graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. He played football at Madison Central where he earned the 6A All-State Quarterback of the Year Award. He also played at Mississippi College before pursuing his degree. Jake prides himself on being flexible in working with all ages and understanding how to communicate with each of them.

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Dylan Hoover

Dylan graduated with honors from Mississippi College receiving a Bachelor in Exercise Science. He has been training athletes for the past 6 years  and already has experience training several MLB and NFL athletes. Dylan focuses on getting to know each individual athlete and addressing their specific needs to maximize performance, reduce their chance of injury, and educate the athlete on how to take care of their body. He only asks for you to show up ready to work, willing to learn, as well as prepared to challenge yourself mentally and physically.

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R.J. Barrett, BS, MS, ACSM USAW Sports Performance Coach

RJ Barrett is a well know Sports Performance Coach in the Southeast specializing in Speed and Agility Training. He has trained numerous athletes from MLB and NFL. He is not only known for his knowledge of sports performance but for his energy and compassion to train athletes. RJ came to us after working at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi where he functioned as an assistant football coach for three years. He also assisted in developing the first year-round Strength and Conditioning Program. Prior to Belhaven, he served as a Sports Performance Director at Velocity Sports Performance in Ridgeland, MS. At Velocity, he was the Performance Coach for Strength and Conditioning of all athletes of all ages. RJ is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (N.S.C.A) and United States Weightlifting (USAW). He is currently certified as a Sports Performance Coach through USAW and ACSM. Additionally, he is certified in CPR, SPARQ, and CrossFit. He now resides in Madison with his wife Kacey and daughter Ansley. RJ is energized to be a part of the Performance Training Center family and is excited to help all athletes he coaches reach their maximum athletic potential.