Sports Performance Institute

At The Sports Performance Institute, we program and train each athlete to become his or her best. Our coaches are certified fitness professionals, have a background in competitive athletics and are trained to inspire, educate and effectively get results. We know what it takes to reach the next level of performance and what it takes to keep an athlete on the field, injury free.

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    Athletic Performance Training

    Our Athletic Performance Training program runs from Fall through Spring with a rolling entry model and is held primarily indoors. With this hour long class an athlete will be taken through a dynamic warmup, speed and agility drills, resistance training, and conditioning.

    Athletic Performance Training PLUS

    Our PLUS Program runs during the summer months and is broken up into (2) four-week sessions, with an additional/optional two-week session. The class is 30 minutes longer than the Fall-Spring program and is held in an outdoor weight-training facility. The extra time allows for a more comprehensive program that includes performance assessments, speed and agility drills, resistance training, and conditioning.

    Matt Pudvah - Head Strength Coach


    Matt is a graduate of Springfield College with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Science. Matt holds several certifications including NSCA's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Reflexive Performance Reset Level 2 (RPR-2), Functional Movement Systems Certified (FMSC) and IYCA's High School Strength and Conditioning Specialist (HSSCS).

    Matt has experience working with diverse populations including elite collegiate athletes while at Quinnipiac University. He also specialized in post-rehab, post-injury, and injury prevention strength and conditioning. Matt enjoys helping his clients boost their confidence, well-being, and physical performance.

    The Sport Performance Training (SPI) helped my sons (ages 14 & 15) in so many ways. They did SPI this past spring and summer during which they gained a greater confidence in their physical abilities as well as experienced an improvement in their self-esteem. Both boys always enjoyed their sessions. They worked hard and felt that it helped them to get great results. The trainers provided a fun and uplifting training environment, and genuinely cared about the well-being and continued success of their athletes. My family has only the best of things to say about the MAC’s SPI program and its trainers.”
    - TD