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ABOUT US

WHY PERFORMANCE TRAINING?

Yuhas Performance Training was founded in 1999 with a mission to provide athletes and clients with safe, effective and efficient training programs that deliver results. Over the years we were told to change our name because performance “intimidated” people.  Many people heard great things about us, but thought we only trained high school, college, and elite athletes.  Or that they had to be “in shape” before coming to us.  This could not be further from the truth.  We help clients of all ages feel better, look better and perform better. One of our mantras at YPT is “motivation through education”.  We are a coaching facility and take it upon ourselves to educate our clients on our four pillars of performance: Mindset, Nutrition, Movement, and Recovery. No matter your profession, from software engineer to sports star, to 90-year-old grammies, you want to improve every day — and not just at work. Performance is about achieving what matters to you, and that’s what matters to us.

RESULTS DRIVEN

At YPT our team’s goal is to help you succeed. That means learning about you and working together to improve the health and performance of individuals, teams, and organizations. YPT is not simply a place to workout.  It is a coaching facility where our team members will help you learn more about you! Combining many years of experience, expertise, and fresh, innovative perspectives, our team helps people achieve things they never thought possible.  By introducing our Four Pillars of Performance (Mindset, Nutrition, Movement, Recovery) we help people find their “IT”.  Our mission is to change lives by inspiring and empowering our clients to achieve what matters most to them.  We are connecting people to the things that are vital to their health – the ingredients they need to prepare for IT, fuel for IT, train for IT, and rest for IT.

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Tim Yuhas
Tim Yuhas Founder

Tim is an internationally recognized coach, with over 27 years of experience in the field of performance training. In 1999 Tim founded Yuhas Performance Training, a performance training business specializing in the training of high school, college, and professional athletes. Coach Tim currently trains or has trained athletes from all levels including MLB, NHL, NFL, MLL and WNBA, as well as Olympic athletes. Tim recently completed his third season as the Strength and Conditioning coach of the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA. He also coaches for EXOS (formerly Athletes Performance) working with tactical athletes (special operators). One of the foremost experts in the field of Strength and Conditioning and Human Performance, Tim graduated from UConn with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Human Performance in 1991. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (C S.C .S) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a certified Performance Specialist (EPS) with EXOS.

He also holds certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) as well as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Yuhas is also a certified Level 2 Nutrition Coach with Precision Nutrition and is certified Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Yuhas was formerly the head strength and conditioning coach for the UConn Avery Point Baseball and Basketball programs. Coach Tim prides himself in providing the most up-to-date cutting edge approach to improving performance and staying healthy. He has lectured on the national and international level including several years at the World Baseball/Softball Coaches Convention. Coach Tim is also a frequent contributor to strengthcoach.com. He lives in Niantic, Connecticut with his wife, Lisa.
Kevin Frank
Kevin Frank

Kevin Frank has been a Coach with Yuhas performance training since 2015. He is a 2013 graduate of Roger Williams University where he was a 4-year letter winner on the men’s lacrosse team. During his senior year, 2013 campaign Frank served as the Team Captain where he was also a director of the Hawks Leadership Academy.

Upon graduation Coach, Kevin spent a year as the Head Lacrosse Coach at the Nottingham Trent University located in the UK. In this role, he successfully transitioned the program from a club atmosphere to nationally competitive program it is now today.

The past three years he has also served as the First Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach for the Connecticut College Camels. While at CC Coach Kevin has served several different roles from defensive assistant to offensive coordinator. He handles all the of the recruiting for the camels as well as the strength and conditioning.

When “Coach Kev” is not preaching his “marginal gains, 1% better mindset” he enjoys spending time outside fishing the waters of New England.

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