T.J. has a Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. He is a certified athletic trainer (ATC), certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), certified personal trainer through the NCSF, and is a certified Parisi Performance Coach. T.J. is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Training and Performance Center, supervising sports performance staff, and providing a professional and valuable member experience. T.J.’s passion in life is helping others achieve their performance and fitness goals. He became interested in health and fitness after accumulating various injuries throughout his sports career, and it was the rehabilitation process from these injuries that started him on his career path. While attending Millikin University for Athletic Training, he began to branch out and learn all he could in strength training and yoga. T.J. found his personal mission was in helping others live their fullest lives. He knows what it’s like to be injured and not be able to be active, and it is his goal to keep members safe and healthy while providing a great exercise program suited to their unique needs.
T.J. Kuster Sports Performance Manager