About Me

Jamie is a 36 year old native Virginian that keeps finding his way to Central Kentucky.  His interest in the field was first sparked as an athlete.  However reluctantly, this eventually led to an interests in coaching and the science of movement.  It is the individual success stories that keeps him in the field.

            EDUCATION

 

Despite making a living in the gym and on the track, Jamie is a nerd at heart.  While his formal education is complete, he stays up to date on the latest research and is always trying to make himself a better trainer and coach.

 

Degrees:

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion from the University of Kentucky

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Berea College

 

Certifications:

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • USA Track and Field Level 1 Coach

  • AHA First Aid, CPR, AED

 

Publications:

 

            EXPERIENCE

 

Jamie has been in the field for 11 years as a teacher, coach and personal trainer.  He began coaching at Blacksburg Middle School in Virginia, where many of his students saw immediate success and stayed in the sport to see long term success as high schoolers and collegians.  Since that time, Jamie has gained NCAA Division I experience and coached many conference champions and school record holders at the collegiate level.  With ample experience in nearly every event, Jamie does not shy away from the technical events.  Jamie has also coached age group world, national, state record holders across 3 different federations in powerlifting.

 

As a personal trainer Jamie has worked with a huge variety of clientele, all with differing needs.  He has worked with children and seniors over 80 years old.  No matter what your goal, whether you're a bride to be wanting to tone up for the big day, a couch potato wanting to lose major poundage, a bro wanting to add some major poundage, or needing help recovering from an illness or injury, Jamie has you covered.

 

As a teacher, Jamie has worked with children, adults and college students in a wide variety of courses related to Exercise and Sports Science.  Many of the courses were centered around the idea of wellness. Wellness is a holistic approach to health and well-being that can be applicable to anyone.  He has seen many of his students make meaningful, positive changes within a course.

            PRACTICING WHAT HE PREACHES (PERSONAL ATHLETICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS)

Jamie has always  loved sports and outdoor activities of all kinds.  Here are some highlights and personal records from some of the activities that Jamie has taken more seriously over the years.

Running

In high school Jamie won the 2000 & 2001 Highlands District Championship at 3200 meters and was selected as the Smyth County News Track Athlete of the Year in 2000.  In college he qualified for NAIA National Cross-Country Championships in 2002 & 2003 and was selected as All-Region XII in 2002 & 2003.

Powerlifting (raw 82.5 kg/182 lb)

In 2019 Jamie set the 3 USPA Kentucky state records as a submaster and also recorded the all-time best curl in 365 Strong history (all ages/all weights) based on Wilks score.  In 2020, Jamie set 2 USPA Kentucky state records in the open division and achieved a master level deadlift.

Throwing

Jamie was the 2019 State Games of America gold medalist in the discus and shot put for the 35-39 age group.

  www.athlinks.com

  www.directathletics.com

  www.milesplit.com

  www.athletic.net

www.openpowerlifting.org

                                  

                                                                               

RUNNING

marathon            2:52:16            2008

half-marathon     1:16:53            2003

10 miles                 56:34            2006

10 km                    34:24            2005

8 km XC                 27:19            2004

5 km                      16:00.05       2004

3 k steeplechase     10:16.23       2007

1500 m                    4:09.34       2005

800 m                      1:59.25       2004

400 m                         53.2         2001

THROWING

Shot Put (16 lbs)          11.40 m        2018

Discus (2 kg)                38.12 m       2019

Hammer (16 lbs)           32.78 m       2019

Javelin (800 g)              31.40 m       2019

FITNESS TESTS

Deadlift                   520 lbs            2013

Squat (18.5")           450 lbs            2019

Front Squat (18.5")   405 lbs           2020

Bench Press             305 lbs           2014

P.Clean & P.Press     245 lbs            2019

Over-head Press       200 lbs            2019

Power Snatch           191 lbs            2019

Barbell Curl              160 lbs            2014

Plank                    10 minutes         2015

Standing Broad Jump     9' 3.75"      2020

35 meter dash          4.495              2009

T-test (agility)           9.8                 2019

POWERLIFTING

Total                   1190 lbs            2019

Deadlift                 518 lbs            2020

Squat                    397 lbs            2019

Bench Press           298 lbs            2019

Standing Curl         147 lbs            2019

Located in Winchester, Kentucky             Serving the Lexington area            Some services available everywhere

© 2015 by JAMIE NESS. Proudly created with Wix.com

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now