October 12, 2015

Coaches

Jacob Linn

Head Trainer/Supervisor

Jacob Linn, MU Human Performance Institute

Jacob serves as the Supervisor of MU Human Performance Center implementing the direction, development and design of HPI’s systems.

Prior to coming to MU HPI, Jacob served as Director of Athletic Performance for Women’s Basketball at Missouri, implementing performance enhancement systems for 8 seasons.

Since 2011, Jacob was heavily involved with the women’s basketball team as it pertained to improving athletic performance and preparation for games and practices. His training program emphasizes strength and power enhancement, injury risk reduction strategies, and technological monitoring all managed on a daily basis.

Jacob originally joined Missouri as a graduate assistant in 2010 and was responsible for assisting with most sports, including football, baseball, track & field, swimming, men’s and women’s basketball and women’s golf.

Before coming to Columbia, Linn coached at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kan., where he was directly responsible for all aspects of strength and conditioning for football, women’s basketball, volleyball and softball. Prior to joining Haskell, Linn interned in the weight room at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan.

A native of McPherson, Kan., Linn earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Kansas in 2007 and his master’s in Public Health Education and Promotion at Mizzou in 2012. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and an active member of the NSCA.

Linn is married to the former Kimberly Frazier, also from McPherson, Kan. They have 3 children, Jase, Riley, and Avery.

Constance Chiteshe

Assistant Trainer

Constance Chiteshe, Assistant Trainer

Constance Chiteshe holds the position of Secretary at MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day to day operations, front desk management, client services information, and financial tracking. Constance served as Chronic Disease intern in the spring of 2019. While she loved coaching and interacting with clients on a group and individual level, during this time she discovered a new found passion for helping others on a larger scale, hearing client stories, and helping to direct them with the right information.

Constance grew up in St. Louis, MO, and pursued a bachelor degree in Health Science with an emphasis in Rehabilitation. Constance hopes to continue her education and earn a Masters in Business Administration, in order to work in more administrative roles in the health care field.

Elena Doctor

Assistant Trainer

Elena Doctor, Assistant Trainer

Elena Doctor serves as an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day to day operations, program design and implementation. Elena assists with athletic development as well as FIT for Health, Body by HPI, and transitional training.

Elena attended Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, where she competed for the cross country and track team as a long-distance runner. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, minoring in Psychology and concentrating in Health Professions. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Missouri. Upon graduation in December of 2020, she intends to continue working with athletes across the lifespan as a Certified Exercise Physiologist in some capacity.

Elena accepted an internship at the MU Human Performance Institute in January of 2019 and was promoted to Assistant Trainer in March of 2019.

She is a Certified Special Population Specialists through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Elena is a Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach. She is also credentialed from Exercise is Medicine through the ACSM. She is also pursuing the 200 hours Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) certification.

Victoria Hoover

Assistant Trainer

Victoria Hoover is an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute assisting with day-to-day operations, program design and implementation. Victoria attended the University of Missouri where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with an emphasis on Rehabilitation Sciences in August of 2019.

In May of 2019, Victoria accepted an intern position at the MU Human Performance Institute and was added on to the staff in October of 2019 as an Athletic Performance Coach. She looks forward to completing her Tactical Strength and Conditioning Certification, so she can further train military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and other emergency personnel to improve performance, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk in the field.

Brandon Johnson

Assistant Trainer

Brandon Johnson serves as an Assistant Trainer for the MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day-to-day operations, program design, and implementation. Brandon works with a variety of clients and groups. He began as an intern in March of 2019 and was soon promoted to an assistant spot.

After 10 years in retail management, Brandon was able to turn a passionate hobby into a career by accepting a position as Fitness Coordinator and personal trainer for senior citizens at an assisted living facility in Columbia, where he was mentored on the effects of exercise on the brain and cognitive function.

Brandon graduated high school in 2006 from North Callaway High in Kingdom City, MO. He received his personal training certificate in 2013 through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Brandon has 2 children and has been happily married since 2012.

Frank May

Assistant Trainer

Frank May is an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with program design and implementation. He works primarily with middle and high school individual athletes and teams.

Frank is from Saint Louis, MO and attended the University of Missouri where he received his  Bachelors in Health Sciences with a minor in Wellness and an emphasis in Health Education and Promotion. He is now pursuing his MEd in Athletic Administration for William Woods University with the plan of becoming an Athletic Director.

In June of 2018, he served as an intern at the MU Human Performance Institute, and in November of 2018 was promoted to an Assistant Trainer.

He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Nichole Mobley

Assistant Trainer

Nichole Mobley, Assistant Trainer

Nichole Mobley serves as an Assistant Trainer for the MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day-to-day operations, program design and implementation. Nichole works primarily with youth athletic groups and Transitional Training clients.

In February of 2019, Nichole joined the MU Human Performance Institute team as an intern during her last semester as an undergraduate at the University of Missouri. Nichole was promoted to Assistant Trainer in April of 2019. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Human Performance in May of 2019, she will continue her education through the University of Missouri’s Master’s Program. Nichole will graduate in 2020 with a MS in Exercise Physiology and certificate in Public Health. She looks forward to coaching athletes of all ages, promoting health, and improving clients’ quality of life.

Dylan Newcomer

Assistant Trainer

Dylan Newcomer, Assistant Trainer

Dylan Newcomer serves as an Assistant Trainer for the MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day-to-day operations, program design and implementation. Dylan attended the University of Missouri where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences in May of 2017. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also a Driveline Baseball Certified Instructor.

In April of 2017, Dylan accepted an intern position at the MU Human Performance Institute, serving as an Athletic Performance Coach. Dylan was promoted to an Assistant Trainer in September 2017.

Dylan will continue his education as he will pursue his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in which he hopes to continue to work with the athletic population moving forward.

Jordan Schriewer

Assistant Trainer

Jordan Schriewer serves as an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute primarily working with Rock Steady Boxing, our rehabilitation specialized fitness program. She also coaches or Body by HPI bootcamp and kickboxing classes.

Jordan is from Wentzville, MO. She attended the University of Missouri where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a minor in gerontology and an emphasis on rehabilitation sciences. Jordan is currently pursuing a master’s degree in occupational therapy where she hopes to work with the geriatric population.

Jordan is a Certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach.