Staff Bio’s

Jensen Brent, CSCS

Owner, Director of Training

Jensen is a 2003 graduate of Miami University. Upon completion of his studies at Miami, Jensen accepted a position as Sports Biomechanist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center. During his 8+ years at CCHMC, Jensen worked to produce many published scientific studies relating to ACL injury prevention, physical training for youth and adolescent populations, and optimizing performance in elite athletes. Jensen has also lectured at many national and international conferences on the aforementioned topics. While at Children’s Hospital, Jensen also directed the sports performance and injury prevention training programs for young athletes. This involved both program design as well as hands on training of athletes of all levels.

In August of 2012, his interest in working more closely with the individual athletes led Jensen to resign from his full time role at Children’s Hospital to open The Academy of Sports Performance. He still maintains close professional ties with CCHMC and regularly consults with their clinical and research staff regarding a variety of projects.

Jensen has worked with athletes of all levels, from aspiring adolescents to professionals and Olympic hopefuls. This includes a wide variety of sports and physical disciplines.

Jensen has personally competed in and/or trained for a wide variety of physical activities including: wrestling, rugby, MMA, and powerlifting. In his free time, he enjoys eating meat, shooting guns, and spending time with his wife (Colleen), daughters (Maggie & Lucy), and perfect American Bulldog (Gunner).

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Chuck Keating, CSCS

Head Performance Coach

Chuck graduated from Milford High School, 1999, after which he enlisted in the US Army where he served 3 years with the 1st Armored Division in Baumhoulder, Germany. Upon discharge from the Army, Chuck enrolled at the University of Cincinnati where he received a degree in exercise science in 2008. Since graduation, he has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and worked as a strength coach and trainer for many high school athletes that have gone on to play at the collegiate level. Chuck has played 10 years of rugby in Germany and the US and strives to continually improve on his own physical conditioning through both education and practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Alvis, ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C)

Performance Coach
After graduating from Colerain High School in 2012, Rachel went on to play four years of soccer at Hanover College. While at Hanover, Rachel won the HCAC conference championship three years and played in the NCAA national tournament three years. Rachel was named four time All-Conference, four time All-Region, and one time All-American. In the summer of 2014, she was selected to play on a United States all-star team that did a tour of Brazil, playing against their local club and developmental teams.
Rachel graduated from Hanover College in May 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Health and Movement Studies and shortly after became a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Rachel continues to play soccer in recreational leagues. She is now using her experiences as a player and her education to coach and train young athletes to reach their goals.