The Sports Academy Team

Nate Borunda Co-Founder and Director of Elite Performance

Nate is one of the co-founding partners of Sports Academy and directs the elite performance programs in the facility. Nate also directly works with Sports Academy’s actor & entertainer program to develop role transformations and facilitates on sight training. Groups such as NETFLIX and WARNER BROS have contracted Nate as an onsite trainer. Nate also oversees and directs Sports Academy Tennis performance program. Nate became the head performance coach for Maria Sharapova in 2019.

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Zachary Boss Performance Coach

Zach is a Performance Coach here at Sports Academy and is a jack of all trades for us. He is an ex-collegiate athlete with a clinical background in rehabilitation which he uses to help all our clients reach their full potential.

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Justin Reading, TSAC-F Sports Performance Manager

Justin Reading’s duty at Sports Academy is to guide people he comes in contact with while helping achieve their full potential in life. Whether the goal is Increasing Strength, Speed, Size, Fitness Level, or just simply decreasing pain and improving function, He enjoys helping them conquer their goals. He is constantly learning from members/athletes and co-workers and strives to always better himself as a person and coach. His certifications include NASM CPT/CES, IYCA HSS&CC, NSPA CSAC/CWPC, SFMA 1, and NREMT.

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Christine Yangson Performance Coach

Christine Yangson is a Performance Coach as well one of our coaches for our girls volleyball club team. As one of the few female sports performance coaches at Sports Academy’s, Christine dedicates an extensive amount of time and personal research into performance training, mobility, plyometrics, and nutrition and teaches several Sports Academy classes including Jump Training. Christine’s love for the game has driven her passion for coaching volleyball since 2006 holding roles as both head and an assistant at the club and High School levels.

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Taylor Ramsey MS, CSCS, XPS, SFMA, TP Director of Sports Performance Internships

Taylor is an expert in the field of human performance development. As a former D1 Football player, he dedicated his early career to delivering an actionable approach for the development and mastery of fundamental movement skills to athletes from grassroots through every level of sport. Taylor is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a master’s graduate of biomechanics and focuses on keeping athletes healthy and strong so they can compete and continue to chase their dreams.

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Phil Muscarella Director of Soccer and Sports Performance Coach

Phil graduated with a bachelors degree in psychology and minor in sociology from the prestigious Santa Clara University. He was name captain of the men’s D1 soccer program his Junior and Senior year. Upon graduating a quarter early, Phil was able to gain a personal training certificate through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and received a coaching ‘E’ license through FIFA.

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Ryan McHenry MS, NSCA-CPT Sports Performance Coach & Basketball Trainer

Ryan is a hybrid sports performance coach and basketball trainer here at Sports Academy. While he specializes in basketball coaching and training, he has worked with athletes and clients of all sports and backgrounds. This training diversity allows him to assist athletes and clients with any goal, whether that be improving athleticism, muscular strength, body composition, or quality of movement.

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Dr. Tyler Slamans, DC, MS, CSCS Chiropractor & Sports Performance Coach

Tyler is a Doctor of Chiropractic and Performance Coach at Sports Academy. As a member of the Integrated Sports Medicine department and has gained valuable experience treating a wide variety of injuries and patients. Within the Sports Performance team, Tyler is also a Performance Coach for NFL Combine and NFL Off-Season training, specializing in return-to-play and bridging the gap from rehabilitation to performance.

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