At RTG Performance Academy we have assembled and are continuing to assemble a family of highly passionate, highly qualified trainers that care about one thing, and one thing only… HELPING YOU! We are out to help you become the best version of yourself possible on your ROAD TO GREATNESS!

Ryan Light BS, CSCS

Owner, Sports Performance Coach, Personal Trainer

Ryan Graduated from Lindenwood University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Before entering college, Ryan was a three Sport athlete in High School, taking part in baseball, basketball, and soccer all four years. During his stent at Lindenwood he was a four-year starter on the baseball team while achieving LU Dean’s List honors. Ryan began his career in the sport performance/fitness world straight out of college in St. Louis, Missouri. Here he worked with athletes from the youth level, to elite Division 1 athletes, to Professional athletes, along with the general fitness population as well. Ryan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist which is recognized around the world as one of the top training certifications.

With a heavy athletic background Ryan has a strong passion for helping athletes become the very best they can possibly be. With that being said, his overall passion of helping people achieve their goals in an effort to lead the best, most healthful life possible is top priority!

Email: rlight@rtgperformanceacademy.net

Julian Perez BS, CPT

Sport Performance Coach, Personal Trainer

Julian graduated from The University of North Texas acquiring his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology along with a minor in business. Along with his degree he also is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Julian played soccer for a large majority of his life. He began playing soccer at the age of 5 into his twenties. He played competitively in club soccer, high school, and two years in college. Due to the high caliber of his soccer career, he has had to deal with a few injuries along the way. Because of those injuries, he understands how frustrating it can be. So one of his priorities when it comes to training athletes is injury prevention. Teaching athletes how to train properly will help his clients have a healthier career and post-sport life.

Julian has experience in weight lifting and has extensive knowledge in proper techniques. He loves seeing his clients/athletes reach their goals and surpass those goals. He enjoys helping others lead a happy and healthier life.

Email: Jperez@rtgperformanceacademy.net

Maria Martinez RD, LD

Sports Dietitian

Maria is a registered and licensed dietitian, originally from Dallas, TX. Maria received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, TX and went on to complete her dietetic internship at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Denton, TX. She is also currently completing her Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Nutrition at TWU. Having been a ballet dancer for 10 years, a high school varsity cross country and track athlete, and a half marathon and marathon runner, Maria always knew she wanted to work with athletes and the active population. Therefore, she interned with the TCU athletic department and went on to obtain a role as a sports dietitian in a private dietetics company based out of Fort Worth. In this role, she worked with athletes of all ages, performance levels, and sports, aiding them in mastering the principles of nutrition. Moreover, she interned at an elite performance training facility, where she conducted comprehensive nutrition assessments, provided nutrition education, and completed menus for collegiate and professional football, baseball, and basketball players. Maria believes that, along with training, proper fueling and hydration will provide the tools necessary to excel in any sport. As an expert in nutrition, Maria knows that she can help all athletes achieve just that!

Email: mmartinez@rtgperformanceacademy.net

Vincent Nguyen, M.S.

Mental Performance Coach

Vincent Nguyen received his Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on sport and exercise psychology from The University of North Texas. Although his original plan was to go into medicine with his bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University, he discovered and was fascinated by the impact sport psychology can have on athletes and performers. Vincent has been playing sports all his life. He mainly played tennis competitively throughout middle and high school but has dabbled in a wide variety of other sports as well. Vincent also loves playing video games and is particularly interested in the emerging industry of esports, or the professional video gaming scene.

While sport psychology typically revolves around how to give elite athletes an edge in competition, Vincent realizes the value of understanding the mind for achieving success, maintaining physical and psychological wellbeing, and increasing life satisfaction for all ages and all stages of life. As the Mental Performance Coach at RTG Performance Academy, Vincent wishes to utilize his knowledge and perspective to help clients gain more control over their performance, whether it be athletics, academics, or simply the performance of life.

Email: vnguyen@rtgperformanceacademy.net

Trevor Wiltz MS, PES, Pn1

Sports Performance Coach, Personal Trainer

Trevor graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 2017 with his bachelor’s degree, double majoring in exercise science and sport performance. He went on to finish his Master’s in kinesiology in August of 2020 and he now serves as an adjunct professor in the undergraduate kinesiology program at DBU. Trevor is a performance enhancement specialist certified through NASM (national academy of sports medicine). Along side his degrees and training certification he is also a certified nutrition coach through Precision Nutrition.

Trevor played a variety of sports growing up including football, basketball, and ultimate (frisbee). He continued his ultimate career and made 2 club national appearances in 2016 and 2017. Following this, he coached the DBU collegiate ultimate team for 2 years. Trevor is also a casual rock climber and enjoys going on climbing trips whenever he can.

Trevor’s passion for training athletes, and general population, comes from a long history of injuries and seeing the importance, firsthand, that proper training, and nutrition can play a crucial role in the health, wellness, and performance of all individuals.

Email: twiltz@rtgperformanceacademy.net

ADDRESS

1404 W Hebron Pkwy 112
Carrollton, TX 75010

EMAIL

info@rtgperformanceacademy.net

PHONE

(469) 289-6656

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