Jared Beach » CEO
Jared Beach is the CEO of Endeavor. Jared co-founded Endeavor with the motivation to provide athletes with a results driven, world-class sports performance training experience. With some of the best coaches in the industry and a state of the art facility, Endeavor Sports Performance does just that. He actively promotes the benefits of a properly designed strength and conditioning program to aspiring athletes and coaches throughout the East Coast. As the CEO, Jared manages the growth, business development, and joint ventures at Endeavor while helping to maintain the unique culture that has come to represent Endeavor and all Endeavor clients. With more than 20 years of experience as a hockey player and coach, Jared possesses a unique perspective of the growing needs of today's athlete. With Endeavor Sports Performance locations in Pitman, NJ and Pennsauken, NJ, Jared is actively developing facilities to help athletes take their game to the next level. Jared currently lives in Marlton, NJ with his wife Courtney and son Brooks.
David Lasnier » Director of Performance
David Lasnier joined the Endeavor team from Quebec in 2010. He specializes in comprehensive athletic development and injury prevention. He has experience working with a wide range of athletes from the high school through professional levels. Over the 7 years before joining Endeavor, David gained experience as a personal trainer in a variety of gyms, a hockey coach for a high school development program, and assistant coach for the Edouard-Montpetit Lynx, a women's college hockey team in Quebec, where he was responsible for developing and implementing the team's off-season training program. In 2007, David interned as a strength and conditioning coach at Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania, where he worked with NCAA Division 1 athletes from different sports including football, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and softball. For 2013 and 2014, David left Endeavor briefly to work in professional baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks, as a strength and conditioning coach. He returned to Endeavor with a lot of experience training professional athletes for 2 seasons.
David received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada. He prides himself on constantly improving his knowledge base by investing a lot of time in continuing education through reading, attending seminars, and keeping in touch with world-renowned coaches, physical therapists and other professionals in related fields.
Matt Sees » Performance Specialist
Matt Sees joined the Endeavor team in 2012, after completing a three month internship. Matt is a certifed personal trainer through (ACE) American Counsel on Exercise, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Law and Justice but spent three years in Health and Exercise Science at Rowan University. Before coaching at Endeavor, Matt gained experience coaching football and wrestling at the high school and youth levels. He helped coach the defensive and offensive line at Glassboro High School, helping the team to the 2006 Group 1 Championship Game. During his two years as an Assistant Coach at the Lindenwold High School Wrestling Program they had their first wrestler in school history make it the the New Jersey State Tournament.
As an athlete, Matt played four years of football at Rowan University on the defensive line and was the starting nose guard on the 2009 team whose defense ranked 2nd in the nation in Division 3. In high school he was awarded All South Jersey honors, and won Lineman of the Year for South Jersey his senior year.
Matt is a tireless worker who is constantly motivated by the opportunity to make his athletes the best they can be. He continues to improve his knowledge to build on his foundation from years of playing, studying, and coaching.
Dr. Gerry Tate, Ph.D. » Mental Skills Coach
Tate, Ph.D., is a certified sport psychology
consultant and a mental toughness coach specializing in the area of athletic
performance enhancement. Dr. Tate helps athletes to acquire mental skills and
strategies, enabling them to consistently perform their best and reach
their full potential. Dr. Tate has worked extensively with athletes from the
high school level to the Olympic and professional ranks in a variety of sports,
particularly ice hockey. In addition to his work in the area of performance
enhancement, Dr. Tate assists athletes who are faced with challenges and
obstacles related to stress, transition out of sports, and injury recovery and
rehabilitation, including from sports-related concussions.
Dr. Tate has been
involved in the Olympic Movement for more than a quarter century. The U.S.
Olympic Committee recognized Dr. Tate for his outstanding service and dedication to the Olympic Movement.
His involvement with the Olympics includes seven years as a member of the U.S.
Olympic Committee's management team. He also had a leadership role with USA
Luge, the governing body of the Olympic sport of luge in the United States. In
1998, Dr. Tate was selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to represent the
United States at the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece.
member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Dr. Tate earned the
designation of Certified Consultant in 2003 by meeting a standard of education
and training in the sport sciences and psychology. He is also a Certified
Mental Toughness Coach and a member of the American Psychological Association's
Division 47 (Exercise & Sport Psychology), the American College of Sports
Medicine, the National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA Hockey, and
USA Luge. As a graduate student, Dr. Tate studied in the former Soviet Union
and the German Democratic Republic, where he analyzed the Soviet and East
German sports systems.
“Throughout my professional playing career I learned that in order to play at my best, I needed the consistent guidance and wisdom of a great trainer. That is why I
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