TUCSON, AZ (PRWEB) October 18, 2006
Murray Hicks has been named athletic performance director of Desert Speed School, an organization focused on training athletes of all ages and abilities to improve their athletic performance. In this position, Hicks will oversee all training programs and ensure that athletes are focused on improving speed, strength, flexibility, conditioning and explosive power. A certified personal trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, he earned a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Education from Northern Arizona University. He has over 20 years of experience as a physical education teacher and a basketball, baseball and football coach for the Flowing Wells Public Schools in Tucson and the Nodesha School District in Nodesha, Kansas.
“I am excited about working with Desert Speed School,” said Hicks. “They have a great reputation for taking athletes to the next level, and I hope to continue that.”
About Desert Speed School at Desert Sports and Fitness:
Desert Speed School at Desert Sports and Fitness specializes in training athletes of all ages and abilities, including professional and NFL combine athletes, and focuses on teaching students to run faster, get stronger, jump higher, improve agility, develop mental toughness, and enhance coordination and conditioning. Each athlete is evaluated with a state-of-the-art video analysis system used by several professional teams and which was also showcased at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. Evaluation includes, but is not limited to, golf swing analysis, running technique, batting and throwing. The elite staff of athletic performance trainers coach each athlete in the areas of speed, strength, flexibility, conditioning and explosive power through a variety of activities to develop a kinesthetic awareness which will allow them to control their bodies in different planes. For more information, call (520) 731-0276 or visit the Web site at http://www.desertsportsandfitness.com.
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