Our Team

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JEREMY HILLS

Director of Sports Performance / NFL COMBINE

Jeremy Hills is The Director of Sports Performance. Jeremy founded The Factory (that would later merge with Onnit)  to pursue his dream of training the best athletes in the nation and having them at their peak performance year in and year out. With training centered around longevity as well as performance; Hills’ distinct and unconventional methods have been featured on ESPN, FOX Sports, USA Today, and more. His passion for sports and dedication to perfecting the craft is what drives him to constantly push his athletes in that same manner he lives by.

University of Texas at Austin, B.S. in Kinesiology and Health,

EXOS performance specialist

Vertimax Certified Master Trainer

ONNIT SPORTS PERFORMANCE

 
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C.J. McFarland    

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

A research driven coach who aspires to help athletes through customized programs focusing on targeted weaknesses and the biogenetic demands of their sport. These programs progress as more data is obtained and physiological adaptations are achieved. 

Exercise Science B.S.

FRCms

FRA

 

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Shaun Rutherford  

Assistant Director of NFL Combine

Shaun possesses a wealth of knowledge in the coaching and training arena. His experience as a collegiate athlete, as well as professional experience overseas, has afforded him with the opportunity to learn from the best.  It is through this hands-on instruction that he is able to make all lessons applicable to athletes.

Texas State University, B.S. In Exercise Sports Science Concordia University, M. Ed. In Sports Administration

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Cristian Plascencia   

Mobilty Specialist 

Recovery Modalities that would encompass breathing and movement techniques; complimented with cold  water and sauna techniques, that would assist in the longevity of ones career. Using specific mobility techniques, assess and act upon ones movement compensations. The same compensations that inflict future injury.Ground-based bodyweight movements that would increase movement capacity and overall improve performance on the field or court.

Exercise Science B.S.

FRCms

FRA

  Tyler Gerds   Performance Coach  Tyler is a M.Ed Candidate from the University of Texas where he is studying exercise science & human performance. Maximizing force output and velocity within sports specific movements is his speciality to successful performance. After researching and studying the biomechanics of sport at UT, overhead throwing mechanics and sports performance became a large focus.  Bachelors of Education in Exercise and Sports Science  NSCA CSCS  FRC mobility specialist  M.Ed candidate Kinesiology at the University of Texas Austin

Tyler Gerds

Performance Coach

Tyler is a M.Ed Candidate from the University of Texas where he is studying exercise science & human performance. Maximizing force output and velocity within sports specific movements is his speciality to successful performance. After researching and studying the biomechanics of sport at UT, overhead throwing mechanics and sports performance became a large focus.

Bachelors of Education in Exercise and Sports Science

NSCA CSCS

FRC mobility specialist

M.Ed candidate Kinesiology at the University of Texas Austin