Lee Fiocchi, CSCS
Lee is the Founder and an Owner of Dynamic Sports Training. He served as Head S&C Coach for the Los Angeles Angels from 2017-2021. He has been featured on ESPN as well as in USA Today, the LA Times, Houston Chronicle, and The Boston Globe. Lee played football at the collegiate level. There, he discovered his desire to help athletes reach their goals. He founded DST in 2008 with the vision to challenge every individual athlete’s genetic potential in their sport(s).
Hayden Letts, CSCS, RSCC
Hayden is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, and Director of DST West. Originally from Danville, CA, Hayden interned at DST North in the summer of 2018. He was hired in October 2018. Since then he has gained experience training athletes of all ages, and assists management of DST North’s professional baseball offseason.
Noah Brogdon, CPT
Noah is the Manager of High School & Youth Training at DST West. Prior to this role, Noah was a performance intern for us at DST San Antonio. Noah received his undergraduate degree in Sports Management with a minor in Psychology from Texas A&M where he also became a Certified Personal Trainer while coaching HIIT-style workouts.
Jonah Manuel, NFPT-CPT
Jonah is a NFPT-Certified Personal Trainer, and an After School Performance Specialist and private coach at DST West. Prior to this role, Jonah was a performance intern for us at DST West. He played his collegiate ball at Delgado CC and LSU-Alexandria.
Paul Yost, MS, CSCS PN1
Prior to joining DST, Paul has worked in various roles in the fitness and sports performance industry. This includes work at private facilities, work at the collegiate level at Texas A&M and in professional baseball as a part of the Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays organizations. Having experience with athletes and clients from various sports and backgrounds has helped him become a more well-rounded coach and allows him to deliver better results for his clients.
Kevin Poppe, CSCS, RSCC*D, FRSC
Kevin joined is an Owner of DST as well as Director of Operations at DST North. He has been featured on MLB Network as well as in ESPN Magazine, The Athletic and The Houston Chronicle for his work with many of the top athletes in the country. Poppe played and coached baseball at Concordia University in Nebraska. Poppe is Rapsodo Pitching Certified and a member of the Diamond Kinetics Hitting Council.
Jason McCormack, MS, CSCS
Jason joined DST in 2021. He is the After School Group Manager and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. Jason is a former DST Athlete who played baseball at Southwestern University where he received his BS in Kinesiology. He earned his MS in Kinesiology degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. While at TAMUCC, he was a graduate teaching assistant, instructing Physiology of Exercise and Biomechanics laboratory sections.
Charlie Galloway, ACSM- EP-C
Charlie joined DST in 2020, and he is the Manager of Premier High School Groups. Galloway graduated from the University of Houston in 2020 with a degree in Kinesiology and an emphasis in Sports and Fitness, and he is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.
Jordan Ainsworth, NASM-CPT
Jordan is our Off-Site Trainer at DST. He has a CPT certification through ACSM. Prior to working at DST, Jordan played basketball at the collegiate level and coached at the high school level. He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from Mississippi College. Since joining DST, Jordan has become an expert at prepubescent development and become proficient in training athletes of all ages and all levels. His knowledge and experience continually prepare our athletes for the next level.
Kyle Kleeman, NFPT-CPT
Kyle is in charge of our NFL Combine preparation training. He runs the strength & conditioning at Houston Christian High School where he’s also on the football coaching staff. Prior to working at DST, Kyle played collegiate football and won a national championship at Northwest Missouri State University. Kyle earned a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Recreation & Wellness and is NFPT certified.
Kevin Williams, CSCS
Kevin Williams is a sports performance specialist at DST North. Originally from Angleton, TX, Kevin played baseball for Tyler Junior College and LSU Shreveport. He graduated from LSU Shreveport in 2016 with a B.S. in Community Health with a concentration of physical activity. After college Kevin pitched professionally for one year with the Tampa Bay Rays organization in the Gulf Coast League. Kevin began his internship with DST in September of 2017, officially hired as staff in February of 2018. He has experience working with athletes of all ages and levels, from youth to our professional athletes.
Haley is the Business Associate and an Assistant Coach at DST North. Haley received her undergrad at Sam Houston State University in Hunstville, TX.
Chris Sampson, NASM-CPT
Chris Sampson is a Performance Coach and Client Relations Representative for DST and operated out of DST North. Sampson played several years in MLB as a starting pitcher for the Houston Astros. Sampson has coaching experience at the youth, high school and collegiate levels. All three of his sons are current DST athletes.
Sammy Knox, NSCA-CSCS; FMS Professional Level 1 & 2
Sammy is the Director of Operations at DST South as well as a member of the Houston Astros organization as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Sammy is a Certified strength & conditioning coach through the NSCA and Sports Performance Specialist at our DST South location (coming April 2018). Sammy received his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Houston and has been training athletes since 2011. As an athlete, Sammy played baseball at Cisco junior college and has a background in powerlifting. His passion is to guide athletes on how to get the most out of their given abilities.
Ryan Henry, CPT
Ryan Henry is a Business Operations Associate, Coach and seasonal Director of Operations at DST South. He received a bachelor of arts degree in multidisciplinary studies with focuses in business, communications, and math, graduating in December of 2016 from the University of Texas in San Antonio. He was president of the club baseball team for three years where he managed, coached, and played. He was named pitcher of the month in May of 2012 where he led his conference in strikeouts and ERA. He joined the DST team in 2017.
David is the Manager of Youth Training at DST South. Prior to this role, David served as a coaching apprentice at our South location.
Garrett Kelly, MS, SCCC
Garrett is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at DST Arizona / Arizona Christian University. He works with many of our professional athletes in Phoenix as well as student athletes at ACU. Before joining the DST team in January of 2017, Garrett played college ball at Tarleton State University where he garnered All-Conference honors and won Conference Tournament MVP. Upon graduation, Garrett stayed at Tarleton as an intern under Rod Cole. After that, he joined the Strength and Conditioning staff at Houston Baptist University under Rene Peña.
Rick Gannon III, M.S., CSCS
Rick is a the Assistant Director of Performance at DST Arizona / Arizona Christian University. Sports Performance Specialist at DST Arizona who works with the collegiate teams of ACU as well as with the professional and youth athletes.
Ray Karvis, MSEd, CSCS
Coach Ray Karvis is the Associate Director of Athletic Performance at DST Arizona / Arizona Christian University. Ray joined the DST Arizona as an assistant strength coach in September of 2019 and serves as the assistant director of sports performance. He brings over twenty years of experience as an S&C coach to the team. Coach K recently completed a chapter on speed and agility as a co-author to the NSCA high school strength and conditioning manual slated to come out in the spring of 2021. He is married to his wife Mandi and resides in Phoenix Arizona.
Jamie Balevic, NASM-CPT
Jamie Balevic is a sports performance specialist and hitting coach at DST Arizona. He works in the weight room and cages with the youth athletes, as well as ACU’s baseball team. Prior to joining DST in August of 2019, Jamie played college ball at Wayland Baptist University where he received his BBA, interned at True Grind Systems under hitting coach Scott Lacey, and was a baseball coach for Arizona Christian University. His favorite part of training is helping athletes transfer their new strength and speed to the field
Paul began with working with DST Arizona in 2021 working as a Media Specialist and Content Creator.
DST SAN ANTONIO
Evan Wagner, CSCS
Wagner is our Director of Performance at DST San Antonio. Evan is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist who received his Bachelors in Kinesiology from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI. A quote from Evan: “I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work with DST. I have heard from the start that DST is a family, and I have been able to see that personally now on many levels. The principles and values that guide DST make it even more of a special and unique place to work.”
DYNAMIC SPORTS THERAPY
Dr. Steven Islas, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Islas is our in-house sports physical therapist at DST. He grew up in Big Spring, TX playing multiple sports at the high school level. While living in west Texas, he received his undergraduate degree in kinesiology from The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB). Steven completed a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University – Houston in 2018. He is passionate about helping athletes return to throwing, running, and sport performance.
Casey Meyer, MS, ATC, LAT
Casey has been with DST since 2021. He is a Board Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist and is TPI Certified. Previous to working with DST, Casey spent time at Texas State, TCU and most recently served as the Head Athletic Trainer for Texas A&M Baseball.