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Human Performance Team

Performing at the highest level without injury is the goal of every athlete. Sometimes this requires assistance from the human performance experts at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute with locations in the Texas Medical Center, Memorial City, The Woodlands and Shepard Square.

This highly trained team includes sports biomechanists, strength and conditioning specialists, exercise physiologists and sports dietitians. Using performance testing and counseling, they work with athletes of all ability levels to analyze and improve their biomechanics, training regimens and nutrition, giving them an edge in competition.

Our human performance team has the knowledge and expertise to work with athletes of all ages and competition levels. Additionally, all team members have played sports and they possess a love and appreciation for human movement and its impact on our lives. This helps the team relate to every athlete and tailor our programs to fit their individual needs.

Learn more about our comprehensive performance testing and improvement services.

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IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at the Texas Medical Center

Human Performance Rasheed Ford 120w

Rashad Ford, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Ford holds a master’s in fitness and human performance with over 10 years in the athletic and fitness industry. He has worked with a range of athletes from youth to collegiate; from baseball to football, volleyball, basketball and marathon runners. Being a former athlete at the professional level, Ford understands the significance of a proper strength and conditioning program for optimal performance.

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Kimberly Gandler, M.S.

Kimberly Gandler, M.S.

Biomechanist

Kimberly holds a masters degree in bioengineering and specializes in human movement mechanics and injury prevention. Her experience includes management of the SHRI-CORE Motion Analysis Lab in Sun City West, Arizona, and six years in a clinical setting with expertise in motion capture. She is an Adjunct Professor of Biomechanics at University of Houston Clear Lake who has presented at national meetings on biomechanics.

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IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial City

Charlie Gremillion Biomechanist The Woodlands

Charlie Gremillion

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Gremillion holds a master's in Exercise Physiology from Texas Tech University and is certified by the CSCCA, the gold standard of certification in the strength and conditioning industry. As a coach, Gremillion has developed athletes of all levels, from novice to professional, in both endurance and field sports. He is also a competitive runner, triathlete and rugby player.

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IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at The Woodlands

Human Performance Rasheed Ford 120w

Rashad Ford, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Ford holds a master’s in fitness and human performance with over 10 years in the athletic and fitness industry. He has worked with a range of athletes from youth to collegiate; from baseball to football, volleyball, basketball and marathon runners. Being a former athlete at the professional level, Ford understands the significance of a proper strength and conditioning program for optimal performance.

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Charlie Gremillion Biomechanist The Woodlands

Charlie Gremillion

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Gremillion holds a master's in Exercise Physiology from Texas Tech University and is certified by the CSCCA, the gold standard of certification in the strength and conditioning industry. As a coach, Gremillion has developed athletes of all levels, from novice to professional, in both endurance and field sports. He is also a competitive runner, triathlete and rugby player.

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Human Performance Brett Singer 120w

Brett Singer R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D.

Dietitian

Singer holds a bachelor’s in nutrition from Texas Christian University and is currently pursuing a master’s in nutrition. During his time as a dietitian, Brett has worked with a variety of individuals in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. He enjoys strength training and playing soccer.

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Human Performance Alyson Sheppard 120w

Alyson Ruggiero, M.S., C.S.C.S, C.P.T.

Sport Biomechanist/Exercise Physiologist

Ruggiero holds a master’s in exercise physiology from Kent State University and is certified through ACSM and NSCA. Her professional experiences include working with a variety of collegiate athletes to assess and improve their performance through performance testing and strength and conditioning. She is a former collegiate basketball player who now competes in triathlons.

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Performance Lab - Shepherd Square

Kimberly Gandler, M.S.

Kimberly Gandler, M.S.

Biomechanist

Kimberly holds a masters degree in bioengineering and specializes in human movement mechanics and injury prevention. Her experience includes management of the SHRI-CORE Motion Analysis Lab in Sun City West, Arizona, and six years in a clinical setting with expertise in motion capture. She was an Adjunct Professor of Biomechanics at University of Houston Clear Lake who has presented at national meetings on biomechanics.

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