Athletes' Performance

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EXOS, formerly named Athletes' Performance, is an American company founded in 1999 to maximize the potential of athletes. In 2014 the brand names Athletes' Performance and the subsidiary Core Performance were integrated into one brand name, EXOS.

The company focuses on proactive health and performance for elite athletes, the military and businesses. [1] Founded by Mark Verstegen in 1999 and based in Phoenix, Arizona,[2] it has private training facilities in Phoenix, Arizona, Fieldhouse USA in Frisco, Texas; at The StubHub Center in Carson, California; the SKLZ headquarters in Carlsbad, California and at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The company offers training and nutrition services in Raleigh, North Carolina and Cary, North Carolina through a partnership with Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic.

EXOS has trained 6 NFL overall #1 picks, 94 NFL first round draft picks and 459 total NFL draftees, 9 NBA first-round picks, World Cup heroes (US Women's Soccer and German Men's Soccer), and hosts of All-Stars across every major sport. Members of the Boston Red Sox have spent part of their off season time with EXOS.[3]

History[edit]

1999-2000: Founding and Incorporation[edit]

EXOS was founded as Athletes' Performance, Inc. in Tempe, Arizona in 1999 by Mark Versetegen. The same year, the company formed a partnership with adidas.

2001-2008[edit]

In 2004 EXOS founder, Mark Verstegen, released his first book "Core Performance. The next year, the company started a relationship with the German National Soccer team in preparation for the 2006 World Cup. In 2006, the company began providing solutions to the United States Military. The company launched CPRO and CPESD products in 2008 and entered an innovation and development partnership with adidas miCoach.

2009-2013[edit]

In 2009, the Core Performance brand opened the first Corporate Performance Center with Intel and Google. The company was named Fast Company "Most Innovative Company in Sports" in 2011. The same year, the company began working with the US National Men's Soccer team. In 2012, EXOS supported training for 60 London Olympic Medalists, including 24 gold medal winners. The same year, EXOS trained 14 NFL 1st round draft picks and supported the LA Galaxy soccer team back to back MLS Cup wins.

In 2013, EXOS announced the NFL Players Association Trust Program and was selected as the sole Human Performance Provider for U.S. Special Operations Forces as part of the POTFF program.

Subsidiaries[edit]

Core Performance[edit]

Core Performance is a subsidiary of Athletes’ Performance Inc. and aimed at bringing the same methodologies used to train athletes to the general public and to employees of companies who use Core Performance workplace wellness programs such as Intel.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buchholz, Jan (2008-08-08). "Athletes' Performance building $10M facility". Phoenix Business Journal. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ Nwoyes, Jesse (2008-06-09). "Athletes' Performance opens local corporate office". Boston Business Journal. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ Bradford, Rob (2008-02-08). "A day in the life at Athletes' Performance". Boston Herald. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  4. ^ Scott, Luci (2010-04-29). "Inside Intel: Employees' workouts go high-tech". Retrieved February 6, 2012. 

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