Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, opened Athletic Performance over a decade ago, shortly after earning his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science. Along with his education, Standifer brings over a decade of experience. Standifer has trained a wide range of high caliber athletes including players from the NFL, MLB and the USA Olympic Team. Standifer continuously improves workouts at Athletic Performance by implementing state of the art and scientifically proven methods that will maximize results.
Former professional sprinter for Puma, Josh Norman has been ranked in the top 20 in the world in both the 60m and 100m dash several times throughout his 11 year career. During his career Norman has been trained by some of the premier Track coaches in the world such as Brooks Johnson, Rana Ryder, and John Smith. In 2001 Norman set the Junior College State meet record in the 100m dash. In 2001 Josh Norman was the youngest athlete to be invited in the University Games and took home a Silver medal in the 4x1 relay, in Beijing China. In 2004 Norman was a semi finalist in the Olympic trials in the 100m dash. Norman took home Silver in the 60m at the USA indoor nationals in 2005. In 2006 Norman ran 6th fastest time in the world at 6.55 in the 60m dash. In 2008 Norman was a semifinalist at the Olympic trials in the 100m dash. Throughout his 11 year track career Josh Norman has run countless meets all over the world, including:
Since retiring from running track professionally, Josh has been using his skills and expertise gained throughout his career to help other athletes at all levels achieve their goals.
Johnny Avila (ISSA CPT, ASEP Certified, Former Nationally Ranked NPC Bodybuilding Competitor, NPC/IFBB Coach) is a NPC/IFBB Bodybuilding coach, he has been coaching for 4 years and a trainer for 9 years. He has experience in coaching and playing football, soccer, and track and even danced professionally, but his passion lied in football. His football career ended his freshman year at Fresno State where he tore his hamstring during spring practice running 40’s. From there he decided to redirect his attention to Bodybuilding and never looked back. He has competed as a bodybuilder in a series of shows since 2011 and currently retired from the sport to concentrate on building some of the most elite physiques in US. His passion now lies in his competitors and clientele. Johnny specializes in general fitness, nutrition and bodybuilding (bikini, figure, physique and bodybuilding).
One of our strength coaches. She’s been a personal trainer and performance coach since 2005. A graduate of Sand Diego State University, she earned her degree in Kinesiology. Thanks to that education, as well as experience as a collegiate swimmer, Sarah uses her knowledge of biomechanics, nutrition, and exercise physiology to design programs tailor to your individual needs. Over the past decade she’s done just that for several elite pro athletes. Sarah currently works with Buchanan High School’s girls Volleyball, basketball and track teams.
Justin Newquist is currently a student in the Kinesiology program at Fresno State University. He also holds two certifications from ISSA (Certified Fitness Trainer, Exercise Therapist). Justin specializes with working with clients who have mental and/or physical disabilities. Keeping in communication with the PT’s, Justin is also able to continue the therapy of a client that has finished their Physical Therapy. This is very beneficial for the client because knowing how to exercise properly after an injury can help tremendously with the recovery process and lessen the chance of re-injury. He also currently competes for Fresno State’s Tae Kwon Do Team.
Dr. Jones is a licensed chiropractor, a certified Active Release Technique practitioner, a diplomat in pain management, state appointed medical evaluator, certified and considered a specialist in strength and body conditioning, and certified in manipulation under anesthesia.
In efforts to remain exclusive in his approach to whole body healing and conditioning, Dr. Jones remains educationally engaged in the latest approaches and techniques in rehabilitation and sports performance.
Dr. Jones uses a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Jones is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.
Co-owner of Athletic Performance (AP). Cameron was conference football player of the year while at Fresno City College who then started his career at Fresno State as a walk-on. Cameron's hard work and skills make him into a 2 time All WAC selection as a standout at Fresno State. Cameron was undrafted out of college in 2003, and signed as a Free-Agent with the Chicago Bears (he was the only undrafted free-agent to make the Bears team that year). Cameron played 6 years in the NFL with the Bears, Dolphins, and Jets. Cameron played in the 2007 Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLI). Cameron is a trainer at APT and works with high school, college, and professional football players as well as other athletes. Cameron shares his professional experience and expertise with athletes to help them reach their goals.