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Thurman Hendrix, M.A., C.S.C.S.

Thurman Hendrix - Personal Trainer - Chicago, IL

Training Background


  • Performance Enhancement Coach to middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes of most sports

  • Master's Degree in Exercise Science

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the
    National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

  • Creator of the website and author of the book:
    60 Yard Dash Secrets

  •  Public speaker and consultant to numerous high schools, colleges/universities, and organizations

  • Author of numerous training articles

  • Offered a position as a strength and conditioning coach with the Chicago White Sox

  • Click here to learn more about my training philosophy, and to understand which aspects of performance enhancement that I am (and am not) qualified for.


Sports Background

  • Former minor league baseball player

  • Collegiate Conference MVP - Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference - 1999

  • Elected into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Concordia University Chicago - 2014

  • High School Conference MVP - Chicago Catholic League - 1995

  • On Fenwick High School's Wall of Fame as an All-State Baseball Player - 1995


Personal Background


  • Brother (Kevin) is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC).  He is a regional manager for AthletiCo Physical Therapy.

  • Sister-in-law (Jackie) is also a DPT and is the assistant manager of the Athletico Physical Therapy clinic in Schaumburg, IL.  In other words, Kevin and Jackie deal mainly with injured athletes, whereas I work with healthly athletes looking to get quicker, faster, stronger, etc.

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