Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists

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Coach Joe Barlia




Rhodes College

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology: May, 2014

Previous Strength & Conditioning Experience

Rhodes College, Athletes' Performance (now EXOS)


Growing up in DC, Joe played a wide range of sports and had the opportunity to play baseball at the collegiate level. While interning at Athletes' Performance (now EXOS) at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine he learned about all aspects of sports performance training, and worked with middle school to professional athletes.  

He approaches his own training with patience and resolve and brings that same attitude to his clients.

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Coach Dave Terry


MS, NSCA-CSCS, NSCA-RSCC, CSCCa-SCCC, Eleiko Weightlifting Level 1, 


Georgetown University

Masters in Sports Industry Management: May, 2016

Grand Valley State

Bachelors in Exercise Science: May, 2013

Previous Strength & Conditioning Experience

Grand Haven High School, Lakeshore Elite Fitness, G5 Sports Performance, Sisu Systems, Maret High School, Potomac School, Episcopal High School, Georgetown University


Coach Dave Terry, a native of St. Joseph, Michigan is a current Division 1 Sports Performance Coach and National Level Powerlifter. He currently is in charge of the sports performance programs and development of Georgetown University’s: 

Football, Softball, Track-Sprinters and Baseball teams

While assisting with: 

Men’s Basketball, Football and Men’s Lacrosse.

Before arriving in Washington, D.C., Terry completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at Grand Valley State where he also competed as a bodybuilder. In addition to his work in athletics Terry also received his Master’s Degree from Georgetown University in Sports Management and is a United States Sports Diplomacy Ambassador for the Balkan Region 

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Coach Kevin Carlson




California University of Pennsylvania

Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: December, 2010

Concentration in Sport Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Science in Education: May, 2007

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training: May, 2006

Previous Strength & Conditioning Experience

Maret School, Georgetown University, University of Illinois at Chicago


Kevin has more than 10 years of experience working with people of all athletic abilities and physical talents. Growing up as a competitive athlete, Kevin has long enjoyed athletic competition. Enthusiastic about developing individual talent and fostering a culture of teamwork, he has most recently served on the sport performance coaching staffs at Georgetown University, Maret College Prep, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Enjoying the challenges and opportunities that come with working with individuals of all ages and abilities, he prides himself on customizing performance programs that meet the needs of his clients.


Coach Christina Orcino




East Carolina University

Master of Science in Exercise Physiology: May 2014

Salisbury University

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: May 2012

Previous Strength & Conditioning Experience

Blue Crab CrossFitSt. John’s College High SchoolMaret SchoolGeorgetown University


Christina was born and raised in Maryland and played competitive soccer for 15 years. After her soccer career ended, she ventured into CrossFit and weightlifting which is where her passion for strength and conditioning began.

In addition to being involved with Project Athlete, Christina works full-time at Georgetown University as a Strength and Conditioning Coach where she oversees all aspects of sports performance for women’s soccer, field hockey and men’s and women’s rowing. Prior to Georgetown, Christina primarily worked with high school athletes but has experience training clients of all ages.

Christina loves teaching the “why” behind training and getting kids to love competition. She strives to make every training session challenging but fun.