Director of Sports Performance and Head Performance Coach
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Level 1 Sport Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting
Luke is an experienced performance coach for professional and aspiring professional athletes, highly sought after for his ability to raise athletes’ performance to the highest level. He works with youth, amateur, and aspiring athletes to prepare them for the next step in their career.
Luke’s sporting background is in baseball. He played at the collegiate level at Southeastern Community College for two years, where he served as team captain. He was then recruited to play at North Carolina Wesleyan College. After Leaving Wesleyan in pursuit of his Bachelors degree, Luke made the East Carolina Baseball Team as a walk-on and spent two years with the team.
Luke’s education background includes a Bachelors degree in Health Fitness from East Carolina University as well as multiple training certifications from USA Weightlifting and NSCA.
Before returning to Twelve Lions, Luke served as Assistant Performance Coach at the Performance Compound in Tampa, Florida—where he trained professional athletes from MLB, NFL, NHL, ATP, and USA Track and Field.