CHEYENNE VERDOORN, CSCS
DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE - ARC NORTH
Cheyenne physically and mentally prepares athletes of all ages for the rigors of their desired goals. She optimizes sports performance through injury prevention, linear/lateral speed and agility, flexibility, stability, plyometrics, weight training, resistance training, and conditioning that creates a competitive and safe training culture.
Cheyenne coached with and was mentored by the NSCA Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year, Andrea Hudy, who is the Head Strength Coach for the University of Kansas Men's & Women's Basketball. Cheyenne assisted training all University of Kansas' athletes (except football) including 2014 NBA number one draft picks, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid. While at the University of Kanas she helped implement Sparta Science Force Plate Technology using measureable force production of an athlete that alllows prescription of exercises tailored to the individuals needs to be a balanced athlete and therefore, reduces the risk of injury during their sport, while also improving their vertical jump. She also is a featured athlete in Andrea Hudy's book, Power Positions. As a former student assistant coach and athlete at the University of Kansas, Cheyenne holds a high standard and empowers her athletes to reach their full potential.
She has continued to work with high level athletes while at ARC Sports Performance. An impressive list including numerous professional and college athletes. Notably, first round NBA draft pick Landry Shamet and fourth round MLB draft pick Aaron Ashby. While developing high level athletes at ARC Sports Performance, Cheyenne continues to develop athletes of all ages and skill level.
2014 - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
2013 - Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, University of Kansas
SPORTS PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST
Jay helps train athletes in the areas of speed, strength, agility, and power with a focus on inury prevention. Since being at ARC, he has trained numerous high school, collegeiate, and professional athletes. In 1998, Jay was selected to the prestigious Navy BUD/s program (Basic Underwater Demolition S.E.A.L. School) where he learned dedication, perseverance, the importance of teamwork, and the ability to push through obsticles. He always tries to pass these traits onto each of his athletes.
1996 Kinesiology/Physiology at Northwest Missouri State University
1998 United States Navy BUD/s school (Navy S.E.A.Ls)
Degree in commercial diving from Louisiana Tech University at Morgan City
NATHAN WILSON, MS
SPORTS PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR - ARC SOUTH
Nate trains and helps athletes achieve, create, and develop a vision for success. He trains in order for each athlete to maximize their individual abilities both mentally and physically. Nate trains all ages and specializes in lateral and linear speed & agility, weight training, full body flexibility and overall injury prevention. As a previous ARC athlete himself, he portrays the same values that ARC instills in their athletes.
Nate began his time at ARC training two years under the direction of Cheyenne Verdoorn. (Current Owner Of ARC North Location)
“I would not be the person, have the knowledge, or have some of the opportunity I do today without Chey!”
Nate has trained alongside Cheyenne with professional athletes including, but not limited too Landry Shamet (LA Clippers), Aaron Ashby (Brewers Top 10 prospect), Garrett Stutz (Nagoya Fighting Eagles), Ondre Pipkins (Current NFL Free Agent), and many more high-level college athletes.
Nate himself, works closely with the Park University Baseball team and created their off season workout regiment and still trains a few of their athletes in season. Nate has taken the next step to become Owner and Director of Sports Performance at our ARC South location in Riverside.
Nate is a former three sport athlete at Park Hill High School. He was recruited out of high school to play football at Northwest Missouri State. Nate then transferred to play at Missouri Western State University. He finished his final three years playing Quarterback for the the Griffons while earning his undergraduate degree in Sports Management. Nate recently received his Masters degree at MWSU in Sports Management & Exercise Science.
Bachelor of Science in Sports Management, Missouri Western State University
Masters in Sports Management & Exercise Science Program, MWSU
COACH- ARC NORTH
Chase comes to ARC with lots of experience. He has many athletic accolades and brings the perfect balance of education and experience to the coaching staff.
University of Michigan wrestler
3x All - American Wrestler
3x State Champion wrestler for Platte County High School
Member of 3x State Champion for Platte County High School wrestling team
Missouri Wrestler of the Year
PC Wrestling Hall of Fame
2x State Champion for Platte County Football
2x All-State Safety/Linebacker
Tied 3A State Record with 18 solo tackles in state championship game
With his extensive education in kinesiology and many athletic accomplishments, Chase pushes the ARC athletes to be the best they can be.
Bachelor of Kinesiology, 2006