All trainers are certified or working towards certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The CSCS credential is recognized as the leading strength and conditioning certification in the world.

Brigit Reder


  • BS. Special Education, Ball State University
  • Lakota West High School graduate
  • Sporting experience: Soccer & Basketball
  • 4 Year Starter Women’s Soccer, Ball State University
  • Professional Soccer Career with Western New York Flash, ÖDFF (Östersund, Sweden)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. CPR Certified, American Heart Association
  • Head Varsity Coach – Lakota West Girls Soccer


Jason Combs, CSCS

Performance Coach

  • BS. Athletic Training with a minor in Nutrition, Otterbein University
  • Master of Health & Human Services, Youngstown State University
  • Lakota East High School Graduate
  • Sporting experience: Baseball
  • 4 Year Collegiate Baseball Player, Otterbein University
  • Corrective Exercise Specialization, National Academy of Sports Medicine. CPR Certified, American Heart Association.


Soren Cavender

Performance Coach, Strength School Coach

  • BS. Philosophy with a minor in Business, Hanover College
  • Western Boone High School, IN
  • Sporting experience: Football & Wrestling
  • 4 Year Collegiate Football Player & Strongman Club, Hanover College
  • Finalizing Certification for Tactical Strength & Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F), through NSCA


Becky Parnell

Adult M2 Coach

  • Certified Personal Trainer – National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • PN1 Certified Nutrition Coach


Tony Poggiali, CSCS

Director of Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Miami University
  • Lakota High School Graduate
  • Sporting Experience:  High school soccer, track, powerlifting
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, since 1992
  • Certified Nike SPARQ trainer
  • Competed in 17 bodybuilding competitions
  • Trained athletes from the NFL, MLB, UFC and USA Gymnastics
  • Strength and Conditioning Consultant for Miami University Rugby, local high schools including Lakota East and Lakota West
  • Twenty eight years of training experience; the last twelve years have been exclusively with young athletes