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United Soccer Athletes

USA Strength & Speed Training

USA is excited to offer a NEW and UNIQUE training opportunity!
We are passionate about providing affordable opportunities for our athletes to advance in their skills. This program is a great opportunity for athletes to not only get better for their upcoming season, but learn more about injury prevention, how to take care of their bodies, and train in a way that builds strength and speed. We have put a ton of effort into developing this program because we believe with experienced professionals, this training can be the difference between an athlete and a competitor.
  • Days/Times: 2x a week. Sundays: 5:30-7:00 and Wednesdays 5:30-7:00
  • Dates: March 3 (1st day) - March 24 (Last day) Total of 7 Classes.
  • Cost:  $120.00 1 ½ hour long sessions.
  • Place:  Soccer Stop Sportsplex (5 River Hills Drive, Holland)
  • Age Cap: 12 - 18
  • Registration & Payment:  Online through the USA website using same player account used for team registration.  Just login to the "My Account" in the upper right corner of the website and you should see "Programs Available" in the middle of the page for your player. Simply follow the registration steps (you can pay online, too ... or contact me to coordinate onsite payment).
  • Session Size:  We are striving for a 10-1 ratio of athlete to trainer.
  • Training Focus: Our focus will be on helping athletes build strength and speed over these sessions. This includes teaching proper form and technique. Through a couple different strength and speed tests, the athletes will be able to see their improvement by the end of the program. We will also focus on showing the athletes stretches to aid in recovery and taking care of their bodies, as well as injury prevention stretches and drills. 
  • Walk Ons: If athletes don’t want to commit to the 7 classes or can only make a  few, we will be accepting walk-ons for a charge of $25.00 per session.
  • Primary Instructors:  Instruction will be provided by:
    • Luke Currens: CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association), USAW-L1SP (Weightlifting Certification), RPR-L1 (Reflexive Performance Reset) Certified, CPR/AED Certified. BS in Exercise Science. Current Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Holland High School. Luke has previous experience training division 1 football players and track athletes as well as retired NFL players. Luke is passionate about health and fitness and helping athletes achieve their goals. His favorite sport to coach is track.
    • Kelly Stetser: MS, AT, ATC. Licensed Athletic Trainer, KIPP (Knee Injury Prevention Program) Coach, and Injury prevention specialist. Kelly is a former Collegiate soccer player, enjoys yoga, and has 7 years of experience in pre-habilitation for athletes pre-season and in-season. Kelly is also one of our own USA coaches.
    • Jaelyn Winia:  LMT, FMT1. Licensed as a Massage Therapist, Rock Tape 1 certification, currently working towards her Cupping Therapy Certification. Jaelyn is the Varsity Goalkeeper coach at Zeeland East High School and has also coached with USA for 3+ years. Jaelyn has grown up in and around the health and fitness world which has inspired her to make it a part of her career.