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Thurman Hendrix - Performance Enhancement, Speed, & Mental Skills Coach - Chicago, IL

Training Background

  • Over 25 years of experience as a Performance Enhancement Coach and Consultant 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 NSCA

  • Certified Speed and Agility Coach (CSAC) through the NSPA

  • Nationally known 60 Yard Dash and Baseball-Specific Speed Coach

  •  Greatly incorporates Mental Skills Coaching into training sessions

  • 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 professional 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

  • Former college baseball coach and current youth softball coach


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

    • In other words, Kevin and Jackie deal mainly with injured athletes, whereas I work with healthy athletes looking to get quicker, faster, stronger, etc.

  • I live in suburban Chicago with my wife, Amy, and our two daughters, Ashlyn and Ally

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