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Chad P., Akron, OH Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chad P.

Strength & Conditioning

SILVER

Over a decade of Division 1 experience coaching/ training some of the best athletes in the world reach their athletic goals. Speed, Power, and Agility expert. View all coaching experience

This coach is unavailable to take clients at this time.

Training Locations
Training Locations
  1. Medina, OH
  2. University of Akron, Akron, OH

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  • Buena Vista University (IA)

  • 15 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Aerobic, Bodybuilding, Obstacle Training, Tabata Training, HIIT, CrossFit, Conditioning, Powerlifting, Weight Loss, Olympic Weightlifting, Nutrition, Cross Training

  • Bench Press, Front Squat, Deadlift, Core Conditioning, Medicine Ball Workouts, Snatch, Explosiveness, Balance, Clean and Jerk, Lower body strength, Power Clean, Upper Body Strength, Trx, Back Squat, Speed/ Agility, Rehabilitation, Flexibility

Credentials

  • Buena Vista University (IA)

  • 15 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Aerobic, Bodybuilding, Obstacle Training, Tabata Training, HIIT, CrossFit, Conditioning, Powerlifting, Weight Loss, Olympic Weightlifting, Nutrition, Cross Training

  • Bench Press, Front Squat, Deadlift, Core Conditioning, Medicine Ball Workouts, Snatch, Explosiveness, Balance, Clean and Jerk, Lower body strength, Power Clean, Upper Body Strength, Trx, Back Squat, Speed/ Agility, Rehabilitation, Flexibility

More About Coach Chad

Chad Pearson enters his first season as the strength and conditioning coach for Akron football in 2019. He will be responsible for all aspects of strength training, speed and agility training and energy system development as well as oversee nutrition and fueling for the Zips.

He comes to Akron after serving in the director of athletic performance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga two seasons (2017-18) in which he was responsible for all aspects of performance training the UTC football team as well as overseeing the entire strength and conditioning department.

Pearson spent six years on the Football strength and conditioning staff at University of Minnesota (2011-16) where he assisted in the planning and programming of off-season speed development, agility training and overall energy-system advancement for the Gophers. He also helped direct team training schedules, while assisting with student-athlete data management and analytics.

Prior to his time at Minnesota, Pearson spent three seasons at Northern Illinois University (2008-10). There he worked with the Huskies’ women's basketball, football, baseball and softball teams.

His previous experience includes work as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Southern Illinois University (2006-07). He earned his master's degree from Southern Illinois in 2009.

Pearson was a two-sport athlete at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. He played tailback for the Beaver football team and was a sprinter on the track team, earning all-conference honors on both before graduating in 2006.

A native of Polk City, Iowa, Pearson is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA and also a member of USAW and holds a RSCC*D designation. He is also a member of USAW as a USAW Sports Performance Coach. He holds a Level 2 - Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) certification.

Multi-Sport High School athlete (Football, Basketball, Track & Field). Multi-sport College athlete (Football and Track & Field) Buena Vista University. Team Captain. Awarded All-Conference Honors in Football at Running Back. National Qualifier in Track & Field (sprints).

ONLINE CONSULTATION:
A customized 4-week training program including all Field/Court movement training as well as Weight Training. Specificity is geared toward individual athlete abilities before desired sport-specific training.

FIELD:
10-15 Minute Warm-Up consisting of soft-tissue work, mobility, neural activation.
10 min Change Of Direction/Agility Training
30 min Speed Training (Acceleration/Max Speed)

WEIGHT ROOM:
60 min Total Body training consisting of Free Weight, multi-planar, ground-based and progressions to improve Power, Strength, Speed and overall Conditioning.

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Client Reviews

I messaged coach chad for a training program that would help me walk on to my universities football team. I let him know that I did not have access to a weightroom/gym, and that I had limited training equipment at home such as a few assistance bands and a pair of dumbbells, he was still able to create a full 4 week training schedule which included both speed/agility and an at home training program for each of the 3 day a week training sessions, they have been very effective in helping me progress, and i look forward to continuing my training with him even when i do get access to a training facility and i am able to make my universities football team, so if you have limited to no equipment at home or have access to a full training facility coach chad will help you reach what ever fitness goal you need to reach

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