Professional Intern Staff

Jesse Padgett (Fall 2013-current)
Jesse is in his third year as a Professional Intern for The Ohio State University Olympic Sports. Jesse graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. He holds a Master's Degree in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He is currently certified through the NSCA as a CSCS, NASM as a Performance Enhancement Specialist, NASE as a Certified Speed Specialist, and USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He and his wife, Melanie currently reside in Galloway.

 

Student Intern Staff

Grace Nofsinger (Fall 2016)
Grace graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 2016 with a Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Health Science. She currently holds her CPT through the NSCA and is currently studying for her CSCS.
 
Stephen Wells (Fall 2016)
Leah graduated from Kent State University in May 2016 with a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science. She interned with Kent State's Strength and Conditioning during the Summer of 2015, as well as volunteered during the Fall 2015 semester helping with Women's Volleyball. Leah is currently studying to earn her CSCS.

Former Intern Staff

Krista Aurelius (Summer 2015)
Krista plans to graduate from Bowling Greeen State University in December 2015 with a degree in Exercise Science. During her years at Bowling Green, she was a member of the cheerleading team. She plans on continuing her education by pursuing a Master's degree in Kinesiology or Exercise Science related field of study.
 
Julia Bachtell (Summer 2015)
Julia will graduate in July 2015 from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Science. After graduation she will attend graduate school for a Masters in Sports Science and further pursue strength and conditioning work. Julia has served 8 years in the Ohio Army National Guard where she has served both at home and one combat deployment to Afghanistan. Currently, she is studying for the CSCS examination. Julia has one daughter, Cheyanne Caitlynn.
 
Aaron Hall (Fall 2015)
Aaron is currently a senior Exercise Science student at Youngstown State University and will graduate in December 2015. Upon graduation, Aaron plans to pursue a Master's degree in Kinesiology or related field and pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Aaron is also working on taking CSCS exam after graduation and will also be entering his third season as an assistant wrestling coach at Girard High School.
 
Grant Kastelan (Summer 2016)
Grant graduated from California State University, Fullerton, in May of 2013 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Kinesiology. After graduation, he earned his CSCS certification and completed an internship and volunteer position with Pepperdine University's strength and conditioning program. Grant will continue his education at Lindenwood University as a strength and conditioning graduate assistant following his internship with The Ohio State University and earn a Master's Degree in Exercise Science.
 
Josh Krauss (Summer 2016)
Josh graduated from Salisbury University in May 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. He is currently obtaining his Master's Degree in Applied Health and Physiology from Salisbury University and will graduate in May 2017. While at Salisbury University, he volunteered and interned with the sports performance department. After graduation, Josh plans to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning and obtain his CSCS, CSCCa, USAW, ISSN and FMS certifications.
 
Luke Martin (Spring 2016)
Luke is currently a senior in the Exercise Science program at The Ohio State University and will graduate in May 2016. Upon graduation, Luke plans to pursue a Master's degree in Kinesiology or a related field and pursue a career in strength and conditioning coaching. He is currently studying for both the CSCS and CISSN examinations.
 
Leanna Maasarani (Summer 2016)
Leanna graduated from University of Central Florida with a Master's Degree in Sport and Exercise Science in December of 2015. While there, she worked as an intern and part-time assistant with UCF strength and conditioning. Leanna is currently a high school strength and conditioning coach working with football and girls' basketball teams and is CSCS certified.
 
 
Zack Miller (Spring 2015)
Zack graduated from the University of Akron in December of 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning. While there, he worked as a personal trainer as well as the student intern for the strength and conditioning department. Zack plans to pursue a Master's Degree in Kinesiology or Nutrition and while pursuing a career as a strength and conditioning coach at the high school or collegiate level. He is currently CSCS certified.
 
Cassie Prenger (Spring 2015)
Cassie is a senior at Capital University and will graduate with a degree in Exercise Science. While at Capital, she played basketball. She is currently working on her CSCS.
 
Kelly Roderick (Fall 2015)
Kelly graduated from The Ohio State University in May, 2015 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. During that time, she worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor for the Department of Recreational Sports. She holds a W.I.T.S personal training certification, Zumba certification, and Schwinn cycling certification. Following her internship, she plans to obtain her CSCS and attend graduate school. Prior to transferring to Ohio State, Kelly played field hockey at Michigan State and is currently the Head Varsity field hockey Coach at Upper Arlington High School and plans to pursue a career in strength & conditioning with an emphasis on mobility and restorative yoga for athletes.
 
Sharon Sanders (Summer 2015)
Sharon is a senior at the University of South Alabama and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in December 2015. While at South Alabama, she played basketball. She also worked as a personal trainer in several gyms in the city of Mobile, AL. After graduation, Sharon plans to pursue a Master's Degree in Nutrition. She is currently working on her CSCS.
 
Joe Schneider (Summer 2015)
Joe will be graduating from East Stroudsburg University with a Master’s in Exercise Science in August 2015. During his time at ESU he was a Graduate Assistant working with women’s volleyball, softball, and lacrosse. He holds the USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach certification and is currently studying for the NSCA CSCS exam.
 
Stephen Wells (Summer 2016)
Stephen is going into his second year in the Master's program and is currently working with the softball team at ETSU. He attended Hope College, where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Physical Education with a Health minor. As an undergraduate, Stephen had the opportunity to intern with the Hope football team, and he also student taught strength and conditioning classes for Zeeland East High School. Stephen is CSCS and USAW-1 certified and is considering starting a business which focuses on training athletes for sport development or coaching athletes in a school setting.