Nicole fell in love with the sport of volleyball at a very young age back home in central Wisconsin. It was this passion for volleyball that led her to discover how beneficial strength and conditioning can be for young athletes. She went on to graduate from St. Catherine University, and it was during this time that she began personal training at various gyms, and coaching volleyball for various age groups at Vital Volleyball Club. She loved working with these young athletes, and watching people of all ages fall in love with a healthier and more active lifestyle.
Nicole wants to touch as many lives as she can through health and fitness, and help them become better everyday
Lindsey has been playing volleyball for 15 years and coaching volleyball for over 6 years working with athletes of all ages. Lindsey played D-III volleyball at Luther College for 4 years. She believes in empowering young female athletes while teaching skills, developing character, and pushing them to reach their goals. As a Certified Personal Trainer and a B.S in Health and Fitness Promotion also incorporates elements of health and wellness into her training.
Austin has been playing sports his whole life while living in the Twin Cities. Growing up he played baseball, basketball, and football. He graduated from Osseo Senior High School in 2015 and is going to be graduating from Winona State University in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Exercise Science. Through college, he found his love for the world of personal training and strength and conditioning. He hopes to bring out the best in people while helping them reach their goals.
Meagan is a student at St. Catherine University, where she played D-III volleyball for 3 years. As an Exercise and Sports Science major, she has always had a passion for physical activity. She takes joy in working with young athletes and has had 2 years of coaching experience. As a student-athlete herself, she recognizes the importance strength and conditioning can have on improving sport performance.
Christel Rouen, LMT
Christel has a great passion for the body and helping others. With training in several modalities each session is individualized based on your needs. Christel is experienced in working with acute and chronic muscular issues, auto related injuries, prenatal or just having that one hour for yourself to unwind and relax.
Christel has been a practicing licensed massage therapist since 2007 with over 4,000 hours of experience.
Kendra has been working as our Office Manager since 2017, but has been working out at Drees Performance since our opening. Not only does she perform various duties around the office, but she is responsible for networking within the Burnsville area and planning our member and volunteer events. On top of working at DPT she also works at USPS as a UNIX System Administrator. When she’s not working she enjoys lifting, traveling, spending time with friends, playing the clarinet, and binge watching Netflix.
Jon Drees, CSCS, RPR-2
Jon has always had a passion for sports. Growing up in northern Minnesota he was a three sport athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball. After high school, Jon continued his athletic career by playing football in college. Through years of playing and eventually coaching sports, he has seen firsthand what is possible with hard work and dedication. Using these past experiences, Jon hopes to inspire others to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.