Mike Kerr

Mike Kerr

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT


Originally from Hamburg, NY, Mike earned his BS in Managerial Business from Houghton College. Since 2018, Mike has served as the Assistant Director and Sports Performance Coach for IMPACT HARBORCENTER. Mike began his business career in Nashville, TN with Black River Entertainment in 2010 as the Director of Label Relations. In 2016, Mike began a career in fitness becoming certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and 1st Phorm Supplementation representative. Working with various clientele from group fitness instruction to corporate wellness, Mike began his own company in Nashville, TN, Mike Kerr Fitness, LLC. In 2018, Mike moved back to the Western New York area with his wife Colleen to join the IMPACT team. Mike is passionate about helping others reach their true potential, specializing in baseball athletic performance and Corporate Fitness. Mike is a proud supporting member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Taylor Sexton

Taylor Sexton

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH


Originally from North Tonawanda, NY, Taylor has been coaching at Impact Performance since 2015. Taylor gained division 1 coaching experience with football, crew and track and field before graduating from SUNY Buffalo. Over the past three years at Impact, Taylor has helped physically prepare youth, college and professional athletes from every sport WNY has to offer. In addition, he has helped numerous corporate athletes achieve their fitness and health goals.

Tyler Perna

Tyler Perna

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH


Originally from West Seneca, NY, Tyler graduated from the College of Brockport in May 2017 with a dual degree in Exercise Science and Kinesiology.  Tyler joins our staff as an Assistant Sports Performance Coach specializing in long-term athletic development of adolescent athletes. He received his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification in May of 2017.  Tyler quickly put his skills to good use earning an internship with the University of Buffalo football team.  Tyler also completed an undergraduate internship with IMPACT Performance landing him an opportunity with the staff immediately out of school.  Tyler is currently enrolled as a graduate student at Canisius College in pursuit of his Masters in Physical Education.

Kevin Phengthavone

Kevin Phengthavone

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH


Originally from Medford, NY, Kevin earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Buffalo.  Kevin joins our staff as an assistant sports performance coach specializing in Olympic sports.  While at UB, Phengthavone was a four-year member of the school’s lacrosse team which made it to the Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League playoffs all four years, including two runs to the national tournament.  Kevin’s scholastic abilities landed him  the opportunity to serve as a strength and conditioning intern and volunteer with the Bulls during his time at the program.  The last two years, Phengthavone has worked for the Buffalo State College athletic department highlighted by assignments with the men’s and women’s hockey teams, men’s basketball and football.  Previous opportunites for Kevin have also included internship experience with the Buffalo Sabres and Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST).

Viron

Viron Hale

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH


Originally from Buffalo, NY Viron graduated from Buffalo State College earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Wellness with a concentration in Adult Fitness. While excelling in his undergraduate studies, Viron was also a student athlete, playing both football and track and field at the collegiate level. Viron earned his Master’s Degree in Athletic Training from Shenandoah University. During his time at Shenandoah University, Viron completed clinical rotations at the high school and collegiate levels. Viron joins our staff as an Assistant Sports Performance Coach specializing in adult and youth fitness. Professional opportunities have included being the Head Athletic Trainer at Amherst High School, as well as a Exercise Specialist at Excelsior Orthopedics. Viron is a proud member of National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and National Athletic Training Association (NATA).

Sydney

Sydney Rice

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH


Bio coming soon!