MB Sports Training’s Vision
Committed to providing excellent physical training systems and coaching by:
Providing a Motivating, Challenging, and Smart Training Experience.
Offering Expert Coaching and Support for our Athletes and their Support System.
Encouraging Personal Growth.
Providing Consistent Leadership and Value for our Athletes, their Families & Support Systems, Other Similar-Minded People, and Organizations.
Our Core Values
Athletic Ability is the key to maximize sports skill, sports performance, and physical fitness.
Athlete-Centered outcomes keep us focused on doing it right.
Body Balance for maximal strength, flexibility, posture, coordination and injury prevention.
Ethics guided by the NCAA and USOC.
Hard Work gets maximal results.
Trusting the Process keeps our coaching in context.
Vocal & Visual Environment motivates and quickly breaks down learning barriers.
We strive to always keep MB Sports Training Clean.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Michael Bouchard, CSCS
After earning a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Salem State College, Mike’s career started with teaching the importance of physical fitness and how to improve athletic performance to many ages, athletes, and teams. Developing much of his training philosophy through formal athletic training modalities and research in the Eastern European training philosophies, Mike has become recognized throughout the area as a leader in athletic performance and fitness training by applying scientifically proven training techniques with tried and true coaching skills.
Mike is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, member of IDEA, USA Hockey Certified Coach, Certified CT High School Coach, and Certified in CPR.
Tyler Hammond, CSCS
Sports Performance & Fitness Coach
Tyler hails from Norwood, NY and started his professional career with the U.S. Navy. As a command fitness leader, he coached Sailors and Marines to raise fitness levels and combat effectiveness. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with distinction from SUNY Potsdam. Supporting his local community, he interned with the athletic trainers and strength & conditioning coaches at SUNY Potsdam to strengthen their 19 NCAA Division III teams. Tyler is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA and continues to pursue his goals in powerlifting and distance running.
Jim Lafo, BS
Sports Performance & Fitness Coach
Jim has been working as a Physical Education and Health teacher since 2007. He has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a master’s degree in Health Education from Southern Connecticut State University. He has been coaching High School hockey since 2005 and boy’s lacrosse since 2011. He joined the MB Sports Training team in the spring of 2014 bringing his passion for exercise and well-being with him.
Physical Therapist & Concussion Specialist
Dr. Corey Podbielski graduated from Springfield College with his doctorate in physical therapy in 2015. Since then, he has been practicing physical therapy in an orthopedic and sports medicine population as well as teaching nationally on vestibular disorders and concussions. Corey is currently pursuing his board certification in orthopedic physical therapy and already holds certifications in dry needling, spinal manipulation, and strength and conditioning. He grew up playing hockey and baseball and is an avid golfer.
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