Godspeed Hoover

Godspeed Hoover

|  The Facility

The Godspeed Campus was designed and built with Purpose. To equip each individual with the educational, communication, training, and recovery tools to help each individual achieve their fitness and athlete performance goals.

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I have found the last year and a half at Godspeed to be an exciting adventure of learning and taking fitness to a whole new level.


Sandy Murphy
Godspeed Active Life Athlete

|  Active Life Coaches

Blake Prime

Director of Active Life

Danae Lloyd ACSM CPT

Active Life Lead Coach

| Athlete Performance Coaches

Lance Rhodes CSCS, USAW-L2

Owner / Coach

Sam Jeffries ATC, CSCS, USAW-L1

Athlete Performance – Global Coach

Kendra Miller CSCS, CSCCa, USAW-L1

Athlete Performance Coach

LANCE RHODES

FOUNDER / OWNER

lance@godspeed.org | insta: @godspeedesa

 

HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL

Hoover, AL | Hoover High School

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED/GRADUATION/DEGREE

University of Alabama-Birmingham – BS (2006)

FAVORITE VERSE

“Brothers and Sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14 | NIV)

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM

All teams that have athletes who train at Godspeed and the UAB Blazers!

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND/ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2000 – Alabama – High School Player of the Year – Football – al.com
  • 2001 – Signed Letter of Intent to Arizona State University – Football
  • 2003-2005 – Letterman – University of Alabama-Birmingham (WR/QB)
  • 2000 – Alabama – 6A – Single Season Total Touchdown All-Time Leader (57)
  • 2008-09, 2012-14 – USAW National Championships & American Open Qualifier
  • 2004 – Hawaii Bowl Member of UAB only Bowl Game – 5 rec/1 TD

CERTIFICATIONS/COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • NSCA-CSCS
  • USAW – Advanced Sports Performance Coach
  • NCAA Athletes: 100’s of Athletes across all sports

PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

God created the human body with a tremendous ability to adapt. As a high-school athlete desiring to get faster, quicker and more explosive, a passion sparked in me to learn and educate myself on the ability of the human body to respond to stress, especially within the context of human performance. As I progressed into college academia and athletics, my physical skills became secondary to my desire to understand how the human organism through training stresses altered itself to better respond to the affecting stressor. While at UAB, one of my Professors, Dr. Gary Hunter (UAB –Distinguished Professor in Exercise Science), encouraged further reading in weightlifting mechanics, power output, sports physiology and testing. After graduating in 2006, I began to take my education in Exercise Science and apply my understanding on how the Human Body adapts to training.

BLAKE PRIME

Director of Active Life

blake@godspeed.org | insta: @godspeedcrossfit

 

HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL

Hoover, AL | Hoover High School

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED/GRADUATION/DEGREE

  • University of Alabama-Birmingham – MBA (2009)
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham – Biology (2006)

FAVORITE VERSE

“But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.”  (Isaiah 53:5)

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM

Boston Red Sox / Washington Redskins

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND/ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 4-year Letter Winner UAB Football
  • CrossFit Regional Competitor (individual) 2011
  • CrossFit Regional Competitor (team) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

CERTIFICATIONS/COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • USAW level 1
  • CrossFit Level 1
  • CrossFitLevel 2
  • 2017 UAB Excellence in Business Winner (Godspeed)
  • Lululemon Ambassador 2013-14
  • Crossfit Endurance

PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

As Christians we are called to model our daily walk to emulate that of Christ. Each day provides us with a new opportunity to grow in our Faith through our walk with Him. One thing that is evident all throughout scripture is our call to disciple. The word disciple means to teach,and I have found a deep correlation with the word disciple and my job as a coach. Coaching is a transformational process that allows individuals to redirect behavior and support change, helping them discover a better way and move forward in their lives. At Godspeed this parallels with our mission to improve individuals Heart, Mind, Soul, and Strength. Helping individuals set, reach, and surpass their goals is a true passion of mine and something that I am blessed to be a part of every day at Godspeed. I absolutely love coming to work each and every day, challenging our clients to discover true strengths on our journey together. Here at Godspeed we have more than just a gym, we have a family, and that holds special meaning in my heart.

DANAE LLOYD ACSM CPT

Active Life Coach

danae@godspeed.org | insta: @danae.llyod

 

HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL

Abington, MA | South Shore Christian Academy

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED/GRADUATION/DEGREE

University of Massachusetts Boston – BS in Exercise & Health Science

FAVORITE VERSE

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” (Romans 1:16 | ESV)

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM

New England Patriots

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND/ACHIEVEMENTS

  • High school softball
  • High school basketball
  • High school varsity soccer

CERTIFICATIONS/COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

ACSM CPT

PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

As a believer and a young coach in the ever-expanding fitness industry, I have found wisdom in 1 Timothy 4:12. To be a coach is to spur others on toward excellence through my own passion for exercise so that they can walk out of a grueling training session with a smile on their face and pursue the same kind of excellence in other areas of their lives. My words should direct and encourage, my actions should reflect integrity, and my attitude should be full of compassion because that’s what Jesus did for me. I coach because God gave me the desire and prepared me to do so, and I don’t want to waste what He has given me.

Sam Jeffries ATC, CSCS, USAW-L1

Athlete Performance – Global Coach

sam@godspeed.org | insta: @jefk92

 

HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL

Chesapeake Bay, MD | St. Andrews School

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED/GRADUATION/DEGREE

  • Greensboro College – Athletic Training and Exercise Science – Dual Degree
  • Salisbury University – Masters in Applied Health Physiology

FAVORITE VERSE

Proverbs 12.1

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM

Maryland Terpins – All Sports

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND/ACHIEVEMENTS

  • St. Andrews High School Basketball, Baseball, Football
  • Greensboro College – Football – Defensive End

CERTIFICATIONS/COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Certified Athletic Trainer – ATC
  • National Strength and Conditioning – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • USAW Level 1
  • Georgetown University – Football, WBB – Strength & Conditioning Intern
  • Temple University – Olympic Sports – Strength & Conditioning Intern
  • James Madison University – Football – Strength & Conditioning Intern

PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

I love working with athletes to help them reach their goals. I use training as an opportunity to help athletes stay healthy throughout their career, develop their physical tools to help them in competition while developing confidence, mental toughness as well as a life-long passion for training.

Kendra Miller NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC, USAW-Level 1

Athlete Performance – Global Coach

kendra@godspeed.org | insta: @_kendrawr

 

HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL

Plainwell, MI | Plainwell High School

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED/GRADUATION/DEGREE

  • Northern Michigan University – Management of Health and Fitness
  • Temple University – Masters in Sport Business and Athletic Administration

FAVORITE VERSE

Exodus 14:14

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM

Anything Detroit, MI

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND/ACHIEVEMENTS

  • High School Track & Field
  • Youth , Collegiate and Senior – USA Powerlifting
  • Youth, Collegiate and Senior USA Weightlifting

CERTIFICATIONS/COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • NSCA – CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • CSCa – SCCC (Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified)
  • USAW – Level 1 (Sports Performance Coach)
  • USATF – Level 1 (Sports Performance Coach)
  • Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Temple University)
  • PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

    Between spending years playing various sports and growing up with a father who had coached highs school football and powerlifting, it was almost too fitting that I wanted to become a coach as well. I watched my father spend years dedicated to not just developing athletes but preparing them for life after high school or college and to become better people in the process. Knowing the impact and lessons instilled in me from my dad and other coaches, my purpose is to continue to build those same relationships to help people reach their potential and goals not just athletically but personally as well.

Jack Jasinkski

Athlete Performance Intern

info@godspeed.org

 

PURPOSE OF WHY YOU ARE A COACH

Athlete Performance Intern

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