October 12, 2015

Coaches

Jacob Linn

Head Trainer/Supervisor

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 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 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.

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

Frank May is an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day-to-day operations, program design and implementation. He works primarily with middle and high school athletes with a wide range of skills and talents.

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

Frank is from Saint Louis, MO and attends the University of Missouri. He is pursuing a Bachelors in Health Sciences with a minor in Wellness and an emphasis in Health Education and Promotion. Frank hopes to earn a Master’s degree in Health Psychology where he hopes to work in middle and high school athletics.

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
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.

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.

Grant Parks

Assistant Trainer

Grant Parks

Grant Parks serves as an Assistant Trainer for the MU Human Performance Institute assisting with day to day operations, program design and implementation. Grant works primarily with youth athlete classes and Transitional Training clients.

Grant is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the University of Missouri where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences in 2018 with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Sciences. After receiving his BHS, he was accepted into the University of Missouri’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, where he will graduate in the Spring of 2021. He looks forward to helping athletes return to sport safely through proper rehabilitation of their injuries.

After joining the MU Human Performance Institute team in January of 2018 as an intern, Grant was promoted to an Assistant Trainer in September of 2018.

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

Jordan Schriewer

Assistant Trainer

Jordan Schriewer

Jordan Schriewer serves as an assistant trainer at MU Human Performance Institute primarily working with the rehabilitation specialized fitness programs such as Rock Steady Boxing and Fit for Health. She also assists with Body by HPI.

Jordan is from Wentzville, MO and is currently a senior at Mizzou pursuing a bachelor degree in health sciences with a minor in gerontology. She hopes to continue her education to pursue a masters in occupational therapy where she hopes to work with the geriatric population.

She is certified in Rock Steady Boxing.

Kelli Stockton

Assistant Trainer

Kelli Stockton
Kelli Stockton leads the rehabilitation specialized fitness programs such as Rock Steady Boxing and HIIT for Health as well as Body by HPI and Fit Yoga classes. She also assists with Transitional Training clients.

Stockton is from Columbia, Missouri, and is a former volleyball player at Central Methodist University. She has been working with athletes since 2011. She joined MU Health Care in 2017 as a rehabilitation therapy aide at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and a personal trainer at HPI before moving into her current role.

Stockton is a certified personal trainer with ACE Fitness, specializing in functional training as well as Rock Steady Boxing, kickboxing and group fitness. She is yoga-certified.