Meet Sterling's Team Speed

Sterling Joseph
Owner

Sterling’s Team Speed is committed to offering state-of-the-art training learned by continuing education while always keeping the heart of our training based upon tried and true best practices.

Education: Southeastern Louisiana University

Certifications: AAAI/ISMA Personal Training, Continuing education with NASM, ACE, AFAA, ISSA, NSCA, and ACSM, Voted Highlands Ranch 2009 Best Trainer, Continuing Education Training hours: over 100+ a year.

Training & Experience: Recognized as the South Metro Area foremost authority in Sport Performance and Youth Athletic Development, Sterling Joseph provides an innovative approach to sport-specific training that has elevated performance in many of the South Metro Area's finest athletes, including those that have gone on to participate in the Olympics, compete in college, win state titles and achieve personal bests.

Training all ages and levels, Sterling gains results for those individuals serious about their personal fitness while helping them achieve their goals. Sterling is known for being truly invested in his clients. He works with kids to not only better their performance but also their lives. Sterling builds confidence in his clients and their ability to compete!

Sterling has vast experience in assisting with athletic rehab in conjunction with the athlete’s doctor and physical therapist. He is particularly experienced in helping return to play following ACL surgery.

Focus: Emphasizing functional training, using multi-joint movements, innovative exercises, and exercise related to sport or lifestyle is important in improving performance. I like being innovative in selecting and varying exercises in order to keep things challenging and exciting for my clients. Sterling’s favorite quote: It’s training time!

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Kira Schueppert
Business Manager

Education: BS in Fitness & Exercise Science; Metropolitan State College of Denver, MS in Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine; Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Training & Experience: Kira is a true Colorado trainer! Kira took her experience as a personal trainer since 2009 to become the Wellness Coordinator for Vail Resorts, sitting on the committee that developed their Fit to Ride program. Additionally, Kira’s previous experience a licensed acupuncturist specializing in the treatment of chronic pain and sports injuries gives her greater insight into the body to help you achieve your own training goals more effectively.

Focus: Kira primarily focuses on training adults to help them function to their own best potential. Utilizing Functional Movement analysis, Kira is able to help identify “weak links” in the body and improve performance, while decreasing the risk of future injury. Kira’s warm spirit helps her clients know that she is truly there to be a partner in their training and help them meet their goals.

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Matt Remaley
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS in Sports Administration; University of Cincinnati

Training & Experience: Born and raised in the Highlands Ranch area, Matt joins Sterling’s Team Speed staff as a highly energized, committed, and results-oriented personal trainer/coach. Matt has trained under Sterling’s direction since he was 13 years old. Over these 10+ years with Sterling, Matt has been exposed to and benefited from a wide variety of techniques, tools and knowledge that he incorporates in his trainings today. As a youngster, Matt grew up playing many sports; but, excelled at the highest level in club baseball and soccer. His ultimate passion is soccer which resulted in a powerful and successful soccer career. Matt played his youth soccer with an elite local club and continued his NCAA Division I soccer as a ‘Bearcat’ at the University of Cincinnati.

Focus:   As a high caliber soccer player and overall strong, conditioned athlete, Matt focuses not only on developing an athlete physically, but mentally as well. Matt also believes in making an impact in the athlete’s life inside and outside the gym in their everyday lives. He recognizes that fitness is the key to a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle. Matt refers to one specific quote spoken by the great N.C. State basketball coach Jim Valvano that drives him through life and makes him the successful person, trainer and coach that he is today: “Don’t give up; don’t ever give up.” – Jimmy V.


Joe Fernback
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS in Human Performance and Exercise Science; Youngstown State University 

Training & Experience: Joe came to us all the way from Youngstown Ohio, with a lot of experience in sports performance training for athletes of different ages and abilities. Joe previously worked as a strength and speed coach in Columbus, OH training young athletes as well as collegiate athletes with backgrounds in various sports.He grew up participating in wrestling, baseball, football, and basketball. Eventually, Joe chose to direct all of his focus and dedication toward wrestling.

Focus: Joe plans to use his knowledge and experience in sports performance to provide athletes with the tools necessary to reach their full athletic potential. According to Joe, the most satisfying thing, as a coach, is to see the development of each athlete and how progress leads to achieving goals.


Alex Trujillo
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS in Kinesiology; Colorado Mesa University

Training & Experience:  Alex was born in Mexico, but moved to Colorado shortly after and spent the greater portion of his childhood in Vail, Colorado. Growing up, Alex played club soccer for his hometown team, Vail Valley Soccer Club. In addition to playing for his club team, Alex also participated in the Olympic Development Program (ODP), played for Rush Academy and for his high school, Battle Mountain. After high school, he continued his competitive soccer career as a Maverick at Colorado Mesa University. While at Colorado Mesa studying Kinesiology, Alex was able to participate in multiple internships with a variety of incredible sports performances coaches. Some include: Coach Linsacum at Colorado Mesa University and coach Isaiah at Metro State University. Throughout these experiences, Alex has been able to work with a wide range of clients from collegiate athletes to the elderly. He feels very passionately about coaching and training athletes of all ages and fitness levels.

Focus: As a coach, Alex aims to motivate individuals striving to excel in his/her respective sport and ability level. He plans to focus on the small details that not only help an athlete get bigger, faster, and stronger, but also aid in the prevention of injury during their competitive season.


Trey Thurmond
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS in Exercise Science at Colorado Mesa University

Training & Experience: Born in El Paso, Texas, Trey grew up in the Aurora area playing a wide range of sports including soccer, baseball, hockey, and lacrosse. He continued playing lacrosse through high school and 4 years as a Maverick at Colorado Mesa. While at Mesa, Trey majored in Exercise Science and interned at the Monfort Family Performance Lab on campus working with athletes in fitness and physiology. Trey also volunteered time coaching Grand Valley youth lacrosse teams and special needs children in a program called Challenger Baseball. Trey gives back to lacrosse by working at the Vail shootout lacrosse tournament every summer.

Focus:After an 8 year lacrosse career, Trey has learned the importance of a strong team dynamic and the mental toughness required to strive to be the best athlete possible. Trey aims to bring a positive attitude to coaching each athlete to allow the improvement of each unique skill and ultimate capabilities. One quote Trey believes every athlete should bring to each workout “Practice doesn’t make perfect, only perfect practice makes perfect”- Alex Ovechkin.


Francisco Aguilar
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS in Sports & Movement Science at Salem State University Certified Personal Trainer at American Council on Exercise (ACE) Physical Training Leader I & II at U.S. Air Force

Training & Experience: Born in Mexico and raised in Wisconsin, Francisco grew up playing many sports. He excelled in football, basketball, and track & field. He continued his athletic career at UW-Stevens Point as a short distance sprinter.

In 2008, Francisco enlisted in the United States Air Force were he operated as a SF Military Working Dog Handler (K-9). After a spinal injury, he was medically retired in 2016 as a SSGT. He is very active in the Veteran community spending much of his free time volunteering with numerous non-profit organizations.

While at Salem State University, Francisco majored in Sports & Movement Science. During his academic tenure, he also managed a personal training studio working with a very diverse population of patients. Additionally, he was selected by the Salem State Athletics Department to spearhead the University’s Strength & Conditioning Program. There he was in charge of designing and implementing a periodization, sport specific training program(s) for assigned athletes and teams.

Focus:Francisco’s focus in on preventative maintenance. He keys in on muscular and biomechanical imbalances, and works to strengthen athletes from the ground up. Having years of experience working with a broad range of clients, Francisco takes a scientific approach to coaching. Ensuring that his athletes are working efficiently to maximize performance. You will often hear him saying his prime philosophy, “Quality over quantity!”


Cameron Plummer
Coach/Trainer

Education: BS & MS in Kinesiology; University of Texas at Tyler

Training & Experience: Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Cameron will be bringing an eager to learn attitude accompanied with a great sense of humor. Football and powerlifting were a staple for Cameron until an accidental shoulder injury sidelined him for the remainder of high school. Though sports ended soon for Cameron, he quickly learned the dedication, focus, and consistency needed to improve not only physically but mentally as well. Once college began, it was clear that improving the physical and mental ability of an athlete was a passion for Cameron. Taking an internship in his final semester with the University’s strength and conditioning coach, Cameron was able to get his first dose of hands on training with the college softball, volleyball, soccer, and track teams. After graduating college and moving back to Fort Worth, Cameron applied for several internships and was accepted at a nearby facility, who’s focus was baseball development. Though an area that he did not have a lot of experience in, it was quickly learned that movements are always more important than the sports and a lot of sports share similar movements. Cameron worked in this private facility for almost two-years and gained experience in working with baseball athletes from 8 years old to professional, volleyball, soccer, and football.

Focus:Youth development is of utmost importance to Cameron. With proper developmental goals and progressions for youth, Cameron believes that it will allow that athlete to be the greatest version of themselves physically as they continue to grow. There is also a belief by Cameron that with proper training and education in the youth athlete, injuries can be reduced as the athlete themselves, regardless of age, can identify abnormalities in their own movements and adjust without being cued too. There is one quote that Cameron believes can impact the perspective of any person athlete or non-athlete, “Hate on Success and Success will hate on you” – Hector Rodriguez


Bentley

My name is Bentley and I am the mascot at Sterling's Team Speed.  My Dad is Sterling and we are co-owners of Sterling's Team Speed. I regularly train at Sterling's Team Speed by walking the floor and playing ball. I am extremely proficient with soccer balls, as I am the goalie of Sterling's Team Speed's team.  In addition to playing ball I do strength training to keep myself fit. I welcome everyone into the Sterling's Team Speed facility and appreciate being acknowledged and pet. I do take naps on the treadmill or in my Dad's office, as he trains me hard and I need to get my rest. I'm proud to say that I've been nominated several times for Athlete of the Month. I look forward to meeting you at Sterling's Team Speed!

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