Tom Schram MS, CSCS, FRC

Tom Schram is a reputable and experienced sports performance coach in the Western Washington region.  He has worked with many athletes and teams in building their strength and improving their conditioning, including many Division 1 collegiate athletes.  In 1997 Tom cracked his knee while playing basketball and began lifting weights at the local gym while in a cast.  From there his passion for helping athletes prepare for competition grew.  Tom was a Washington State track & field competitor while in high school and was driven to learn how to get the most out of his body.  Upon graduation Tom attended George Fox University where he began to specialize in preparing athletes for competition.  While there Tom worked at a local gym where he met Dewey Nielsen who has worked with high-level athletes and coaches.  Dewey introduced Tom to Sports Performance coaching. After graduating from George Fox, Tom went on to earn his Masters Degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences in Human Movement/Kinesiology*.
Tom opened Momentum Performance Training in February of 2009 and has since grown from coaching four kids to being the most sought after performance coach in the area.  His performance center is housed in a building on family property but when you enter you experience the excitement and professionalism.  When asked what his goals are Tom replies: “My goals remain the same for all of my athletes: to excel in their given sport or sports, to have a long career with no injuries and to earn some kind of college scholarship.  My proudest moments are when my athletes reach the goals that they have set for themselves.  They can look back and see how all of their hard work and commitment of time has paid off for them. I am proud of what I have done for them but I am even more proud to see how much THEY put in and how much THEY wanted it.  That is something that no one can ever take away.”
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Dave Schram

  

In 2008 Dave joined his son Tom at Momentum Performance Training and became a certified instructor in Suspension Training and Sports Medicine Suspension Training through Fitness Anywhere, the creator of TRX. Dave, at various points in time, has coached swimming, basketball and track and field. 

Dave coached the Peru, Indiana YMCA swim team for a year and was a certified water safety instructor for 15 years. Dave was an active volunteer coaching his son Tom’s AAU basketball team for four years.  He worked with Coach Paul Johnson developing long jumpers at Stanwood High School (SHS) for nine years. In 2017 and 2018 Dave has done the dryland strength and conditioning for the SHS boys swim team.

In his two years at Shattuck Military Academy (Minnesota) Dave was a member of his high school cross country, swimming and track teams. Although earning two varsity letters in each sport, swimming was where he excelled. In both his junior and senior year Dave finished second in the state meet, as well as setting the school record, in the 200 yard individual medley. Dave was also a member of the swimming teams 4 x 100 freestyle relay setting both school and state records.

Dave earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Indiana University in 1978 and MBA in 1984 at City University in Bellevue. Dave taught graduate level finance and accounting courses at City University. He has also conducted educational seminars for CUNA (Credit Union National Association) and the World Waterpark Association and served on the Board of Directors for a number of organizations. 

During the 23-year span from 1979-2002 Dave worked for a number of companies in the Pacific Northwest and has international experience working in Papua New Guinea, and Sydney, Australia. In each company Dave was a member of the executive team.

Dave has been married to wife Carol since 1975. 


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