jeff tire

certified personal trainer

After receiving a Bachelors in science from Illinois State University, Jeff attained his Personal Training Certificate through the American Council of Exercise and Moraine Valley Community College Fitness Program.

Combining the practical experience he received during his workshops at MVCC, the technical knowledge from The ACE principles, he mastered the fundamental elements of fitness. His past experience as a Group Leader at Orland Park Special Recreation has helped him develop a well rounded understanding for coaching children and their specific limitations. Working as an Physical Therapist Aide for the physical therapists at TheraCORE, Jeff has expanded his knowledge for coaching client back from sport injuries. This perspective lets him create programs that are balanced for long term growth and success. These Injuries rang from ACL tears to shoulder instability of overhead athletes. Often the bridge between recovering from serious injury and returning the athletic form is overlooked, so this unique perspective creates a safe environment for athletes to return back to peak performance.

jeff supine As an Enhance Sports Performance Coach, his job is to teach the fundamental principles of Injury prevention, joint integrity, dynamic flexibility, and integrated strength. These are foundational principle are not only part of Jeff’s Philosophy as an Enhance sports performance coach but as personal trainer too.  With over 4 years of experience, Jeff is working on developing new unconventional Strength Training techniques to establish more variety and enjoyment in his training philosophy. He also is working towards to further develop his knowledge of athletic development and sport conditioning.

Education

  • Bachelors in Science from Illinois State University
  • Continued Fitness Educational Credits from Moraine Valley
  • Currently Studying for Full FMS Certification

Certifications

  • American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified as a Personal Trainer
  • Moraine Valley Community College Certified as a Personal Trainer
  • Onnit Level 1 Certified
  • American Heart Association First Aid Certified
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED Certified

Work Experience

Enhance Fitness Studio (January 2013-Present)

Personal Trainer, MSP Coach,&  Front Desk Manager

  • Design fitness programs to meet specific and realistic goals
  • Progress and regress  programs to further identify an individual’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Integrate functional fitness in to create programs relative to activities of daily living
  • Strategize new ways to challenge and motivate clients
  • Continuous improvement in the new techniques of the fitness industry

TheraCORE (January 2016-Present)

Physical Therapist Aide

  • Assist physical therapist with treating patients
  • Rehab patients of all ages with various physical ailments to return back to work, sport, or normal activities of daily living
  • Demonstrate proper exercises to strengthen, mobilize and improve flexibility
  • Create and help clients maintain a home program continue their care for their long term health

Orland Park Police (October 2011- 2014)

Community Service Officer

  • Train constantly for various fitness requirements
  • Communicate efficiently over the radio with administration and other divisions throughout the department
  • Assist the patrol division with tasks such as directing traffic, assisting school crossing guards, and maintaining the Metra train stations
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED

Stepping Stones Camp (Orland Park District) July 2008-October 2011

Group Leader

  • Lead a group young adults with special needs
  • Educated in safety precautions and needs for each individual
  • Established emergency plans tailored to each person’s disability

GNC (General Nutrition Center) Jan 2008-Aug 2008

Sales Associate

  • Educated customers on a wide variety of vitamin, mineral, and health products
  • Aided customers with finding specific supplements tailored to their work outs
  • Referred customers to alternative health alternatives