Sport Science Committee

Dr. Mark Kovacs, Ph.D., FACSM, FITPA, CTPS, CSCS*D
Chairman

  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine 
  • Fellow of the International Tennis Performance Association 
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist 
  • Recipient of Stanley Plagenhoef Award for sports science achievement 
  • Recipient of ITHF Educational Merit Award 
  • Executive Director, International Tennis Performance Association 
  • Author of five books, including Dynamic Stretching and Tennis Anatomy 
 

Dr. Jeff Chandler
Exercise Physiology

  • Professor & Department Head - Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Jacksonville State University
  • Editor-in-Chief, Strength & Conditioning Journal
  • Recipient of Stanley Plagenhoef Award for sport science achievement

Dr. Ben Kibler
Sports Medicine

  • Lexington Clinic Sports Medicine Center
  • Author, USPTR Manual on Sports Medicine for the Coach
  • USTA Sport Science Committee
  • Recipient of Stanley Plagenhoef Award for sport science achievement

Dr. Jim Loehr
Sport Psychology

  • Human Performance Institute, Founder
  • Best selling author and world renowned lecturer
  • PTR International Master Professional
  • Recipient of ITHF Educational Merit Award
  • Recipient of Stanley Plagenhoef Award for sport science achievement

Page Love Bombac, MS, RD, LD
Nutrition

  • Nutrifit Sports Therapy
  • Nutrition Therapist Consultant, Renfrew Center
  • USTA Sport Science Committee
  • Gatorade Sports Nutrition Speakers Network
  • Recipient of Stanley Plagenhoef Award for sport science achievement