Youth programming is designed to improve the physical relationship of body awareness and coordination through movement fundamentals by using games and body weight strength training exercises to build a foundation for more advanced skills.
Unable to train at Erie Sports Now Fitness & Performance Center? Received individualized programming that includes video instruction and coaching with synchronous feedback by our coaches right on your phone!
Tyler G. Travis
Director and Business Developer for Erie Sports Now Fitness & Performance Center
Tyler Travis is the director and business developer for Erie Sports Now Fitness & Performance Center. He has over 15 years of experience training professional, college, high school, and youth athletes. Travis enters his 7th season as the strength & conditioning coach for Mercyhurst University men’s and women’s ice hockey teams.
Travis has previously served in a strength and conditioning role with USA Hockey National Player Development summer camps. He has also worked in a strength and conditioning role with the Erie Bayhawks, NBA Development League team.
Travis, an Erie Pennsylvania native, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University, the Behrend College and then went on to earn his master’s degree in exercise physiology from Minnesota State University at Mankato. He is Certified Strength and Conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Travis is also certified by the America College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as an Exercise Physiologist and is Certified EXOS Performance Specialist.
Travis is specialized in the development of corrective movement programs and is a Functional Movement Screen Certified Specialist. He is also certified as a sports performance coach through USA Weightlifting.
Justin DeCoursey, M.S., CSCS, XPS
Justin DeCoursey returns to Erie after serving as a strength and conditioning coach with Peak Fitness and Performance in Worster, Massachusetts. Justin earned his undergraduate degree in Human Performance from Edinboro University and a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Gannon University. Justin is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, as well as a certified EXOS performance specialist. Justin’s previously trained the Worcester Railers of the ECHL and also served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Becker College and Worcester Academy. Justin has experience working with professional, college, high school and youth athletes. He also has experience personal training the active aging population. Justin brings 17 years of hockey playing experience and 2 years of skating at ice cross downhill with Redbull Crashed Ice.