Director, Sports Performance
Originally from Aurora, IL, Jason earned his Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami in 2006. Since 2010, Jason has served as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Athletic Development for IMPACT PERFORMANCE, founded in Boca Raton, FL. That opportunity provided Jason access to train 1000’s of athletes, be an Athletic Trainer for multiple professional sports organizations, and run the NHL Combine for four years.
Early in Jason’s career, he was employed by the University of Miami and responsible for rehabilitating Olympic, professional, and collegiate athletes from various sports including football, track and field, and volleyball. A major highlight of Jason’s time at the “U” was serving as a Core Training specialist for the track and field program as well as working with numerous alumni from the NFL and MLB. Jason is a proud supporting member of the National Athletic Training Association (NATA).
Coach, Sports Performance & On-Ice Skill Development
Originally from West Chester, PA, Jimmy developed a passion for sports at a young age. Growing up he played on multiple national contending and state-bound youth hockey teams. Jimmy’s undergraduate degree is in Exercise Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He was also a 4-year student athlete on their D1 ACHA Hockey Team. Jimmy furthered his education and earned a Master’s Degree in Health and Fitness from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017. His experiences during school include Pitt Football Strength and Conditioning Intern, Pittsburgh Riverhounds Speed and Strength Coach, Pure Hockey Sales Associate, and OSPTA Physical Therapy Aide.
Since finishing graduate school, Jimmy has worked in the private sector and coached youth hockey. He served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Jr. Flyers AAA Hockey Club before moving to Pittsburgh. For the past two seasons, he has coached the Jr. Flyers 15U and 16U teams and holds a Level 2 USA Hockey Certification. These positions have presented Jimmy with the opportunity to work with 100’s of novice to professional athletes. He emphasizes a balance between strength, core, mobility, and conditioning in his coaching. Jimmy is currently working towards his CSCS Certification and Level 3 USA Hockey Certification.
For questions about sports performance programs at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, please contact Jason Jerome at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-255-1896.