Jason Jerome, MSed, ATC, LAT, CPT
Director of Athletic Development
Originally from Aurora, IL, Jason has been a medically licensed Certified Athletic Trainer for over thirteen years. Jason earned his Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami in 2006. In past years, Jason has spent time with different sports performance facilities in the Florida area to provide program implementation, injury prevention protocols, and biomechanical evaluations for athletes of all ages and backgrounds. Recent research efforts have been in the areas of muscle energy technique, active assisted stretching, and concussion rehabilitation. Prior to his sports performance experiences, Jason was employed by the University of Miami and responsible for rehabilitating Olympic, professional, and collegiate athletes from various sports including football, track and field, and volleyball. Jason served as a Core Training specialist for the Miami Hurricane athletic department working with numerous athletes from the NFL and MLB. For the last five years, Jason has had the privilege of being the Director of Athletic Development for IMPACT Sports Performance in Boca Raton, FL and in Buffalo at HARBORCENTER.
Matt Crawley MS, CSCS
Head Sports Performance Coach
Originally from Kenmore, NY, Matt has been a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist coaching across the United States for the past six years. Matt earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from SUNY Cortland and a Master’s Degree in Human Health and Performance from Canisius College. He is currently pursuing his second Masters Degree in Applied Sports Nutrition at Canisius College. In past years, Matt has worked for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) National Headquarters Performance Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has held the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Men’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, and an assistant to Football at Webber International University. In addition, he continues to pursue his passion for continuing education by assisting with the Buffalo Bills Spring off-season strength & conditioning program. Matt has an extensive background working in the private sector where he has physically prepared athletes for various sports ranging from youth, middle school, high school, college, professional and those in the tactical industry. For the past 2 1/2 years Matt has proudly served as the Head Sports Performance Coach at IMPACT Sports at HARBORCENTER.
Originally from Ogden, UT, Nate is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University in Athletic Training and his Masters Degree in Sports Conditioning and Performance from Southern Utah University. After graduating from Weber State’s Athletic Training program, he received a position providing coverage to Women’s Basketball, Football, and Cheer/Dance. Because of his exceptional experience he was added to their Strength and Conditioning staff to cover head up the Women’s Basketball team. Nate specializes in teaching Olympic lifting to high school and collegiate athletes, specializing in football, basketball, and volleyball.
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jim Starkey joined the IMPACT Sports Performance Staff in February 2015 after spending five years at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO, where he worked with some of the top orthopedic physicians in the profession. A native of Hamburg, Jim earned a Bachelor’s of Science in athletic training from SUNY Cortland and a Master’s of Science in exercise science from Middle Tennessee State University. During his time at MTSU, Jim served as the athletic trainer for the Blue Raiders baseball team. In addition to his work at The Steadman Clinic, Jim has gained experience working with the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and many other athletes from the NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA, and United States Olympic Teams. Jim is a Certified Athletic Trainer and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
TJ Lavigne, CSCS
Assistant Sports Performance Coach
Originally from Orchard Park, NY, TJ joins IMPACT after receiving his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from Baldwin Wallace University and obtaining his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification. During his undergraduate career, TJ started on the Baldwin Wallace Men’s Volleyball Team and competed in four national tournaments. TJ accumulated experience outside of his athletic career working at an athletic performance center developing skills for athletes ranging from youth, to the collegiate level.
Assistant Sports Performance Coach
Originally from Buffalo, NY Jordan is one of IMPACT Sports Performance’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists. Jordan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Saint Joseph’s University and his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo. As a an undergrad, Jordan competed as a Division I Rower, while also starting on the school’s water polo team. Jordan has been working in the private sector of the fitness industry helping athletes of all kinds throughout Buffalo for the past five years. Jordan is highly experienced in training several collegiate-level sports, specializing in rowing, wrestling, and combat sports.
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