Meet Our Instructors

Instructors at Kansas City Athlete Training Athletic Sports Performance for male and female athletes both youth and high school with group speed and agility classes and private training for all sports along with football specific camps and classes in Kansas City Missouri

Experienced Veteran Instructors with real world coaching experience. We train the complete athlete and give advice and pointers so that our athletes can apply what they learn to the sport they are going out for

Jim Tuso Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
Lead Instructor

Jim Tuso

Jim Tuso


Program Director - Lead Instructor

Lead Personal Training Instructor

Instructor Experience: 21 years

High School Coaching Experience: 4 years

Youth Coaching Experience: 21 years

College: Iowa State University

High Schoo: Rockhurst High Schooll

Jim Tuso is the Program Director and one of the Lead Instructors for Kansas City Athlete Training. Coach Tuso leads our Speed and Agility 1.0 Group Class, Advanced Speed and Agility 2.0 Group Class, Elite Speed and Agility 3.0 Group Class, Offensive Line Football Training, and is available for Personal 1-on1 Training here at Kansas City Athlete Training.

 

 

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Lou Tolbert Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
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Lou Tolbert

Lou Tolbert


Speed and Agility 1.0 and 2.0 Lead Instructor

Football Academy Assistant Instructor

Assistant Coach for the Missouri Wolverines Youth Football Club

Youth Football Coaching Experience: 15 Years

College: Coffeyville and Mid-America Nazarene (scholarship for football and track)

High School: Leavonworth High School

 

Coach Lou brings a wealth of knowledge from the Track World as he is a former scholarship football and track athlete in college.  He competed at both Coffeyville and Mid-American Nazarene. 

 

Before coming to Kansas City Athlete Training, Coach Lou had been primarily focusing on training track athletes specifically long and triple jumpers. Coach Lou is one of our Lead Instructors for both our Speed and Agility 1.0 and Advanced Speed and Agility 2.0 Classes. He also assists Coach Jim Tuso with our Elite Speed and Agility 3.0 High School Training Class.

 

Coach Lou's football background made him a perfect fit to become assistant football academy instructor where he assists during QB, RB and Centers class on Monday Nights, Defensive Back Class on Wednesday Nights and Wide Receiver Class on Thursday Nights. Coach Lou has been a youth football coach for the past 15 years.

Brianna Walters Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
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Brianna Walters

Brianna Walters


Weight Lifting Lead Instructor

Certified Instructor with over 5,000 hours of experience

Instructor Experience: 8 years

Certifications Include:

  • CrossFit Level 2
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Precision Nutition Level 1
  • Movement and Mobility Specialist

Brianna Walters is the Lead Weight Lifting Insructor for Kansas City Athlete Training. Coach Bri leads our Weight Training Group Class at Kansas City Athlete Training.

It doesn’t have to be so hard. Have fun, be consistent, and give your best. And don’t take yourself so seriously. Laugh when you mess up, dance party when you find success.

 

 

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Don Krahn Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
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Don Krahn

Don Krahn


Weightlifting Lead Instructor

Football Academy Assistant Instructor

Head Coach for the Missouri Wolverines Youth Football Club

Youth Football Coaching Experience: 12 Years

Miltiary: E5 Staff Sergeant (10 years)

College: Washburn

High School: Topeka Seaman High School

 

John Williams Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
Lead Instructor

John Williams

John Williams


Football Academy Instructor

Lead Defensive Line Instructor

Defensive Line Coach with Missouri Wolverines Youth Football Club

Youth Coaching Experience: 6 years

College: University of Oklahoma (Defensive Line)

High School: Bishop Kelly High School (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

 

Coach Williams has become an outstanding addition to the Kansas City Athlete Training Staff and is currently our Lead Defensive Line Instructor and helps assistant with Offensive Line Class as well.  Coach Williams played collegiant football at Oklahoma University.  His knowledge on hand placement and teaching youth and middle school athletes the proper fundamentals has helped our defensive line athletes tremendously over the past year. 

 

Coach Williams son James is a 6'6 Defensive End at Park Hill South High School this year and he continues to assist in his development as well.

Kareem High Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
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Kareem High

Kareem High


Football Academy Instructor

Lead Defensive Back Instructor

High School Defensive Backs Coach at Lincoln Prep Academy

High School Coaching Experience: 20 years

College: University of Kansas (Defensive Back)

High School: Garland Lakeview Centennial High School (Garland, Texas)

 

Coach High has been one of the best additions to the Kansas City Athlete Training Staff.  His 20 plus years of high school coaching experience brings a wealth of knowledge and his calming and friendly demeanor with the athletes and his professionalism with handling his instruction is second to none.  Coach High makes a conscious effort to talk to the all the parents before teaching or assistant with any of the football academy classes and his expertise with Defesnive Backs and having experience as a Wide Receiver Coach as well helps him give knowledge to both sides of the ball.

 

Coach High is our Lead Defensive Back Instructor and also assists with our Wide Reciever Class when available.

John Randle Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
Lead Instructor

John Randle

John Randle


Assistant Instructor for Speed and Agility 1.0

Assistant Instructor for Advanced Speed and Agility 2.0

Football Academy Assistant Instuctor

Youth Coaching Experience: 12 years

College:

High School:

 

Coach John Randle is one of our assistant instuctors for our Sports Performance Training where he assists with our Speed and Agility 1.0 Class and our Advanced Speed and Agility 2.0 Class. He also assists with our Football Academy Classes where he is involved with Linebacker Training on Tuesday Nights and Defensive Back Training on Wednesday Nights.

Chris Quinn Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
Lead Instructor

Chris Quinn

Chris Quinn


Football Academy Instructor

Lead Linbacker Instructor

Defensive Linebacker Coach with Missouri Wolverines Youth Football Club

Youth Coaching Experience: 3 years

College: Missouri Western  (Linebacker)

High School: Marcelene High School (Marcelene, Missouri)

 

Laila Troxler Lead Instructor for Sports Performance Training at Kansas City Athlete Training in the Heim Electric Park Disctric in Kansas City Missouri
Lead Instructor

Laila Troxler

Laila Troxler


Speed and Agility 1.0 Lead Instructor

Building Leaders Mentoring Program

High School: Liberty North High School

Sport: Softball

 

Coach Laila is one of our high school athletes who train with us during our Elite Speed and Agility 3.0 Class and is now a member of our Building Leaders Mentoring Program.  Coach Laila is an instructor of our Intro Speed and Agility 1.0 Class working with our younger athletes and has become an outstanding role model to our youth and especially to all the little girls who attend our 1.0 Class.

 

When she is not coaching or training at Kansas City Athlete Training, Laila is a sophomore at Liberty North High School and plays softball for the Eagles.