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about fast Twitch

STAFF PROFILES

KIERAN ELDRIDGE

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning
  • Program design specialist

Background

Kieran is a competitive Weightlifter and FT’s Olympic Lifting Coach. Kieran brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with his understanding of power training and how it converts into athletic application and fitness training. Having this in-depth knowledge and skills makes Kieran an integral asset to your program and your technical lifting ability. Kieran has won State Championships in weightlifting - Clean and Jerking + 150kgs and Snatching + 120kgs.
Kierans Qualifications are BA Applied Science in Human Movement, Senior First aid and CPR.

 

Henry Wilhelm

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning

Background

Sport – Aussie Rules Football
Favourite Exercise – Clean and Jerk
Training philosophy – I believe that constantly varying your fitness program will help improve athletic performance. A structured program is great for improving certain aspects of your fitness or a specific goal, but don’t fall into the trap of being good at what is just on your program.
I believe the more things that our bodies are capable of doing, the better.

 

Tom Sclanders

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning

Background

Tom specialises in strength, plyometric and explosive power training and Functional movement patterns .

I have  experience in competing both locally and internationally. For the past 10 years , I have run in the  Professional Sprinting Circuit. At the age of 16, I raced in the under 18 national championships and since then I have won and placed in some of Australia’s and the world’s richest and most prestigious races, including the Bay Sheffield and the Stawell Gift event.)As well as the sprint circuit, I have played SANFL football for both Norwood Red legs and Central Districts.Was pleased to have made the 2015 HFL team of the year. I personally have interests in a variety of Sports, including Boxing and Martial arts.

 

Brianna Farmer

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning

Background

 Brianna joins Fast Twitch while completing her degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology at UniSA. With a strong soccer background and experience in the strength and conditioning field, she holds a keen interest in assisting with the development of athletes as well as the maintenance of general fitness & well-being. Holding an Exercise Scientist equivalent and a deep understanding of human physiology, Brianna is enthusiastic about helping any individual achieve their personal goals!

 

Fraser McCormack

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning
  • Program Design Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Sport Injuries

Background


My sports growing up were Australian Rules Football, playing mostly for Golden Grove and doing some time with North Adelaide in the U18 Development squad. 
I am a big believer that an athlete needs to grow mentally as well as physically to produce the best performance outcomes come game day, competition or even throughout a training session. My own training incorporates a lot of compound based movements, focusing on speed and power development. This puts me in a great position for coaching and developing athletes in these areas allowing me to excel in coaching these areas of training. I also have a sound knowledge for running technique and biomechanical analysis throughout movement patterns such as jumping, absorbing forces and sprinting. My qualifications include; ·         Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement (Exercise and Sport Science) at the University of South Australia ·         Current Masters in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) at Edith Cowen ·         SASMA Level 1 Sports Trainer ·         Certificate III and IV in Fitness (Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer) ·         Current Senior First Aid and CPR My greatest achievement with an athlete is having clients head to Europe for soccer trials in the Serie A in Italy and Portuguese league and La Liga. I have also had experience with GPS and data analysis through an internship with South Adelaide Panthers Football Club (SANFL). I have also worked with Basketball SA as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach supporting the development of junior elite basketball players.
I am here to make you the best athlete you can possibly be and my expertise and ongoing support will guarantee you the best possible opportunity to reach your goals.

 

Eleni Vosnakis

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Specialties

  • Sports Specific Training
  • Fitness and Conditioning

Background

Eleni holds an Honours degree in Exercise Science and is currently completing her Masters in Exercise Physiology. She comes from a strong strength and conditioning background as well as having experience in rehabilitation. A keen soccer player, Eleni still competes at a high level for Adelaide University and gives back to the soccer community through junior coaching. She recently obtained her Football Federation Australia 'C' coaching licence.

 

hall of fame

IAN CALLINAN

CURRENT CAPTAIN OF ADELAIDE FOOTBALL CLUB RESERVES TEAM – SANFL/AFL

Career Achievements

In 4 seasons Callinan won 4 premierships with Central Districts FC 2007/08/09/10. Winner of the Jack Oatey Medal in 2010. In 2011 Callinan was drafted to the Adelaide FC and played 32 seniors games and kicked 49 career goals.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Working the entire 2010 season with Fast Twitch.

 

JACK KELLY

CURRENT AUSTRALIAN U21’S NATIONAL ROWER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AT HARVARD COLLEGE - USA

Career Achievements

FT TRAINING HISTORY

FT has worked with Jack when he was 15yo in 2011. With his obvious success we developed a highly specialised program which has seen Jack be taken to heavy weights Harvard College to continue developing his career. Again keep a close eye on this kid.

 

LEE SPURR

Current AFL player for Fremantle Dockers football club - afl

Career Achievements

After playing in 2 premierships for Central Districts FC Lee was drafted #8 in the AFL Rookie Draft in 2012. Lee played in a the losing AFL Grand Final in his first AFL season.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Lee trained with Fast Twitch through out the 2010/11/12 seasons and participated in a Pre-Draft/Combine training block

 

Mario Karlovic

Current international soccer player - Terengganu FA – Malaysia

Career Achievements

Starting at Adelaide City Force at 15yo Karlovic moved and played the majority of his Career in Italy, receiving interest from Giant AC MILAN. Returning to play in Australia for Brisbane Roar in 09/10 Karlovic joined Persebaya and has recently joined Malaysian Terngganu FA.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Each season Mario comes home to Adelaide and comes into Fast Twitch to develop his speed, power and strength to remain competitive when playing overseas.

 

Michael Toyama

Current captain of Adelaide football club reserves team – sanfl/afl

Career Achievements

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Mike has been training at Fast Twitch for the past year. The SABJJ team is closely affiliated with FT and we prep, condition and Mike for National and

 

TRENT DUMONT

Current north Melbourne football player - afl

Career Achievements

At only the age of 18 Trent was one of the best players in Norwood FC 2013 premiership team and was drafter pick 30 in the AFL draft in 2013.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Trent joined Fast Twitch as a 15yo Development Athlete and worked on improving his strength, speed and power to develop himself into the footballer we see now. Keep an eye out for him the future.

 

NATALIE VON BERTOUCH

Past Australian captain/Adelaide thunderbirds captain – ANZ/international

Career Achievements

Netball World championship Winner in 2007/11 ANZ Adelaide Thunderbirds Championship Winner 2010/2013 Recipient of the Australian Diamond in 2010.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Fast Twitch began Training the Adelaide Thunderbirds in 2010 and worked closely with Natalie until she retired in 2013.

 

STEVEN LUSTICA

Ex Adelaide United - current Brisbane roar football player - a league

CAREER ACHIVEMENTS

Lustica signed a with Croatian giant Hajduk Split in 2011 before returning to play for Adelaide United on loan. After playing half the season Brisbane Roar signed Lustica and he played in the 2013/14 Grand Final winning squad

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Lustica worked with Fast Twitch while in Adelaide for the 18 weeks 2x pw before moving back to Brisbane

 

TIM BROOMHEAD

CURRENT COLLINGWOOD FOOTBALL PLAYER-AFL

CAREER ACHIVEMENTS

Playing his junior football for Port Adelaide Broomhead was drafted #20 in 2012.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Tim is another athlete development success story. Tim came to FT when he was 15 to prepare himself for state screening, Tim quickly impressed AFL talent scouts and continued to work closely with FT until he was drafted in 2012.
 

 

CRAIG GOODWIN

CURRENT NEWCASTLE FC FOOTBALL PLAYER NEWCASTEL JETS FC - A LEAGUE

CAREER ACHIVEMENTS

Started with the Adelaide Raiders and secured a contact with Melbourne Heart in the A-League. Craig is now playing with the Newcastle Jets. Nominated for the NAB young Footballer of the year in 2013 and also joined EPL side Reading FC on loan.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Working closely with Craig in 2010 before signing with Melbourne and currently working with Craig when he comes home.

 

RENAE HALLINAN

CURRENT ADELAIDE THUNDERBIRDS CAPTAIN

CAREER ACHIVEMENTS

Renae won the 2013 Australian Diamond Award along with a 2014 Commonwealth Gold Medal.

FT TRAINING HISTORY

Damo, Andrew and Alan,
In what has been an incredible year for me I wanted to thank the three of you for the time, effort and care that you put into me both on and off the court over the past 2 years.
Fast Twitch and the three of you are absolutely the reason that we got the Thunderbirds premiership, and how I was able to get through the international tours. So pleased that you are all getting the rewards for your hardwork. Thank-you so much.

 

JARROD SIMS

CURRENT #1 AUSTRALIAN DECATHLON CHAMPION

CAREER ACHIVEMENTS

Jarrod is a Fast Twitch Academy Sponsored Athlete who has been training with FT since 2010. After a celebrated career Jarrod has had numerous Australian and International titles to his name. The Current Australian (2014) Australian Ranked #1 Decathlete, Jarrod embodies what power, speed and athleticism really is.

Jarrod is a Fast Twitch Academy Sponsored Athlete who has been training with FT since 2010. After a celebrated career Jarrod has had numerous Australian and International titles to his name. The Current Australian (2014) Australian Ranked #1 Decathlete, Jarrod embodies what power, speed and athleticism really is.