Joel Barreras

Joel received his bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State university and currently has his Certified Personal Trainer certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He was a high school track and field sprints, relay, and weightlifting coach for 3 years at Heritage Christian Academy from 2014-2016. He assisted with strength and conditioning for Rocky Mountain High School’s football team in spring 2018. After, completing his undergrad, he completed an internship at Landow Performance where he studied and aided in training athletes ranging from youth to professional. Before joining Denver Human Performance, he worked as a personal trainer and assistant training manager at Zone Athletic Club in Fort Collins. Joel played a variety of sports growing up including basketball, soccer, baseball and track and field. He enjoys training athletes in the hopes of improving their athletic performance as well as being a role model for them in their daily lives.

Joel’s hobbies include spending time with friends, playing sports, and going to concerts.

Chase Engdahl

Chase’s extensive sports performance education and qualifications include earning his Master’s degree in Applied Exercise Science, holding his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and previously completing his undergraduate studies in Kinesiology at Colorado Mesa University.  His practical experience and expertise primarily involve working with hockey players of all ages. In addition, Chase has been fortunate to learn from and work with some of the best players and staff in the NHL for the past two years. Growing up he played a variety of sports, primarily excelling in hockey and soccer. Chase continues to learn from his mentors, peers, and clients every day and is excited to share his passion for human performance with the community.

Andy Howard

Andy received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Western Colorado University and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning from Concordia University Chicago.  Following the completion of his undergrad degree, Andy held internships with Severyn Sports and the National Strength and Conditioning Association where he trained a variety of athletes. He currently holds his CSCS and TSAC-F certifications and has experience training tactical populations such as SWAT and firefighters. After his internships, he spent the last year working for the Colorado Rampage as a strength and conditioning coach before joining Denver Human Performance. Growing up he played a wide range of sports, primarily excelling in ice hockey. Andy strives to make a difference in each athlete every day, both physically and mentally, and is passionate about sharing his time and knowledge through sports performance.

Andy’s hobbies include fishing, camping, hunting, water sports, and playing hockey.


Colin Alfio

Growing up being inspired by great athletes, sports and fitness has been a way of life for Alfio, always participating and playing competitive baseball, football, basketball, and wrestling from elementary school through high school. Alfio always competed at high levels in these sports but found he calling in health and fitness when joining the US Army. During his service, Alfio became Noncommissioned Officer (SGT) in just 3 years of joining the service. During this time Alfio started to do personal training on the side and take part of group training sessions where he learned under US Army Master Fitness instructors and eventually became an instructor. Proceeding his service, Alfio attended Florida Atlantic University and is a graduate of the Exercise Science and Health program. In the early 2010’s he began working with various pro athletes from the NHL, NBA, and NFL. In 2017, Alfio became the Head of Athletic Performance for the Florida Panthers. Today I teach one on one, small group, large group, A, AA, AAA Level athletes and teams.

Kyle Gagneau

Kyle Gagneau is a lifelong hockey player with 12 years of experience in the fitness industry and serves as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Gagneau has earned performance enhancement, corrective exercise and fitness nutrition specializations from NASM to better serve his athletes and clients.

Staci Hart

Staci Hart has spent over ten years training professional, collegiate, junior level, and youth hockey athletes. Hart is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well as trained in Functional Movement Systems (FMS). She has credentials that consist of a Bachelors of Science from the Ohio State University and a Masters in Science from Lipscomb University. In her spare time, Hart enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Shane Harvey

A Red Deer, Alberta native, Harvey joins TPH Phoenix following time serving as a head instructor for Okanagan Hockey Schools, a performance coach at the OA Sports Center in Saco, ME, the Director of Player Development for the Portland Jr. Pirates and during the 2014-2015 season, Shane served as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Pirates American Hockey League team. Since 2017, Shane has served as the Director of Sports Performance at the Center for Athletic Training & Physical Therapy located at the Ice Den in Chandler. Shane has not just trained but also coached various Tier I and Tier II players from the Jr. Coyotes and Arizona Bobcats organizations.

On top of his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from University of Southern Maine, Harvey’s certifications include, NSCA, TRX Functional Training, EXOS, and USA Hockey.