Justin Russ is a Strength and Conditioning Coach with over 10 years experience working with athletes of all levels. A certified TRX Master instructor, he is currently an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Virginia, responsible for the design and implementation of training programs for the Cavalier Tennis & Squash programs.
Prior to arriving in Charlottesville, Justin coached privately, working with professional tennis athletes on the ATP & WTA Tours, and was the Head of Tennis Performance at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida from 2015-2018.
Throughout his career, Justin has worked with top-5 and top-10 tennis players, Olympic Gold Medalists, Grand Slam Champions, Junior Grand Slam Champions, NCAA National Champions, #1 ranked junior tennis players, and numerous NCAA Division 1 athletes of all sports.
A native of Buffalo, New York, Justin is also a Master Instructor & Presenter for both TRX Training and TriggerPoint Performance Therapy. He has delivered over 100 live education courses in eight countries, and has presented at a variety of industry conferences.
Justin holds certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS & RSCC), USA Weightlifting (Advanced Sports Performance Coach), USA Track and Field (Level 1), International Tennis Performance Association (Certified Tennis Performance Specialist), Functional Movement Screen (Level 1), and Stick Mobility.
Connected TRX Coaching with Justin Russ includes access to the asensei DAILY8 program, a workout that will allow you to master functional strength and movement from a syllabus of exercises. Athletes will have access to video feedback sessions from Justin who will provide form and technique coaching on TRX, customizing your progression through the DAILY8 program towards your practice and progress.