Student Intern Staff

Aaron Mawhirter (Summer 2017)
Aaron graduated from The Ohio State University this past spring with a Bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, Nutrition and Exercise Science. He plans to pursue a Master's degree in order to fulfill his goal of becoming a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Aaron is working towards getting his CSCS certification.
 
Kinsey Propst (Summer 2017)
Kinsey graduated from the University of Louisville in May of 2017 with a Master's of Science degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in strength and conditioning. She played soccer for Ohio Dominican University and she has played in the WPSL with the Columbus Eagles. She currently holds her CSCS and plans to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning.
 
Aaron Thompson (Summer 2017)
Aaron is currently a strength and conditioning graduate assistant at Florida Atlantic University. He is pursuing his Masters in Exercise Science and will graduate May 2018. Aaron currently holds a degree in Exercise Science: Health Promotion and Fitness from Otterbein University. He spent the previous year as a strength and conditioning graduate assistant at The University of Findlay. His certifications include USAW-level 1, Reflexive Performance Reset and ACSM CPT.
 

Former Intern Staff

Donny Bowen (Spring 2017)
Donny is currently a senior Exercise Science student at Ohio State and will graduate May 2017. He plans to pursue a Master's degree in Strength and Conditioning and a career as a strength and conditioning coach. Donny is ACE certified and will be testing for his CSCS this summer following graduation.
 
Matt Casturo (Fall 2016)
Matt is a senior in the Exercise Science program at Ohio State and will graduate in May 2017. He has worked as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor teaching Olympic lifting, Powerlifting, TRX, Cross-training, Nike Training Club, etc. Matt is currently a NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting certified Level 1 Sport Performance Coach, TRX certified Instructor, and is studying for his CISSN. After graduation Matt plans to attend Physical Therapy School and work in the field of Athletic Reconditioning.
 
 
Aron Gibson (Spring 2017)
Aron is currently a student in the Master of Sports Coaching program at Ohio State. He received his undergraduate education from Bluffton University (Exercise Science, Strength & Conditioning, Wellness concentration, and a Coaching minor). He has done internships previously at Bluffton University and the University of Findlay.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Leah Shyrock (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.
 
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.