October 12, 2015

Coaches

Garrett Buschjost, MEd, CSCS, USAW, TSAC-F

Head Trainer/Supervisor

Garret BuschjostGarrett Buschjost serves as the head trainer/supervisor for the MU Human Performance Institute, implementing the direction, development and design of the program.

Garrett is from Wardsville, Missouri, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Missouri in 2013. He earned a master’s of education degree from William Woods University in Athletic Administration.

During his senior year at Mizzou, Garrett joined the Athletic Performance team as an intern under the direction of Pat Ivey and his staff. In this capacity, he assisted the staff with all facets of their program, specifically working with the football, basketball, baseball, track and field, gymnastics, swimming and cheerleading teams. In August 2013, Garrett accepted a graduate assistant position at William Woods University under Bob Jones. As a graduate assistant, he was primarily responsible for the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for the men’s and women’s cross country, golf and track and field teams. In summer 2013, Garrett accepted a position as an assistant trainer at Columbia Speed Academy. He served as an assistant until November 2014, when he became head trainer.

Garrett is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in addition to Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as USAW-Level 1 certified through United States Weightlifting.

 

Fernando Garcia-Villegas

Assistant Trainer

Fernando Garcia-VileasFernando Garcia-Villegas serves as the assistant trainer at MU Human Performance Institute and assists with day to day operations, program design and implementation.

Fernando attended the University of Missouri; he graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. He interned at Mizzou with the Athletic Performance team, where he assisted with all olympic sports. Fernando has now accepted a Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant position at William Woods University under Bob Jones where he will be responsible for the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for various sports. In June of 2015, Fernando joined the MU Human Performance staff as an intern and was recently promoted to a full time position as an assistant trainer.

Fernando is certified through the Nation Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Dylan Newcomer

Assistant Trainer

Dylan NewcomerDylan 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.

Ed Pilgrim

Assistant Trainer

Ed PilgrimEd Pilgrim serves as an Assistant Trainer at MU Human Performance Institute, assisting with day to day operations, program design and implementation. Ed helps with the athletic population teams and groups as well as HIIT for Health and Body by HPI.

Ed attended Missouri Baptist University on a baseball scholarship and graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Upon completion of his undergraduate coursework, he enrolled at the University of Missouri’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program where he will graduate in the Spring of 2019. He looks forward to helping athletes transition from rehabilitation back onto the playing field in the future as a Physical Therapist.

After joining the MU Human Performance Institute team in August of 2016 as an intern, he was promoted to an Assistant Trainer in June of 2018.

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

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.

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.