Blog : Athletes

2018 West Michigan Football Signing Day (PSTS Edition)

2018 marks the 7th year we have taken part in the National Signing Day Event hosted by ESPN 96.1FM at Celebration Cinema. This is a unique event to West Michigan and demonstrates the support and acknowledgement within the high school football community. Athletes, parents, coaches, and community sponsors all gather to send another class of […]

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PowerStrength 2018 NFL Pro Day Class

The time of year is upon us where football players end their college chapter and start a new one as they pursue their dream of playing professional football. The destination could be the NFL, CFL, AFL – or somewhere they didn’t anticipate, which is usually how these uncontrollable journeys go. How the story ends is […]

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Earning the College Football Dream

The Beginning In the summer of 2013 we would make weekly trips to the local field with our college and high school athletes for our speed sessions. 25 athletes would be stretched across the entire field as they drilled technique and sprinted fast. The turf was hot, and the sun would slowly creep back behind […]

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Can you Be a Pro Middle School Athlete?

My favorite brick on our PSTS Core Value Pyramid is, ‘Be A Pro’. Mark and the team came up with the PowerStrength Value Pyramid right around 2014. When I initially saw it, one brick stuck out above the rest. ‘Be A Pro’.                   This was also during […]

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Top 17 PowerStrength Moments in 2017

With 2017 ending we wanted to re-cap our Top 17 Moments in 2017 at PowerStrength. Enjoy reliving some of our best memories from another immense year here at PSTS. Granted we couldn’t list them all, but thank you to all of you who helped create such an unforgettable year for all of us! We look […]

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Kenny Willekes, PSTS Disciple, Sparks Revival of Division I Football Program

Kenny Willekes first walked into PowerStrength days after his sophomore football season ended. He was a skinny, wide-eyed kid who wanted to get better by any means – this was back in 2012. When he first started training he was a maniac as he tried to keep up with older, stronger athletes. Months later, he […]

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How this College Volleyball Team Earns Ongoing Success

We have had the opportunity to train Cornerstone University’s volleyball team for the last 7 off-seasons. The team trains with us 3 days a week throughout the winter and spring, and many of the local girls train with us over their summer off-season.   The seniors this year have an obscene career win-loss record of […]

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Football Headlines, Highlights, and How to Start Your Off-Season

The football off-season is starting, while others are in the middle of a playoff push. We have had football athletes flooding back to the gym to begin their off-season programs. We wanted to re-cap and highlight a few headlines from some of our most dedicated football athletes this past season. The links to the articles […]

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Top 5 Keys for Training During the Football Season

As many of our football athletes are about to begin post-season play, we are reminded of the importance of In-Season training. It has been a common topic of conversation and one I wanted to dive into further. Many of the principles translate to other sports as well. Training properly throughout the football season will keep […]

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(free) High School Basketball Combine

This High School Basketball Combine is a free event for grades 9-12th. Want to know where you’re at athletically before the off-season? Want to have a measuring-stick for future improvement? Want to know you’re getting accurate results? Click HERE to learn more and to reserve your spot!

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