At first glance, we look like every other gym. Sure, we have dumbbells, medicine balls, and even tractor tires, just like other gyms. But we are more than a typical gym.
We are a community dedicated to helping others live life to the fullest. For us community means empowerment, accountability, support, friendship, and family. In addition to building a strong internal community, we are passionately dedicated to creating a community that reaches far beyond the walls of Prodigy Sports Performance.
We were founded in 2011, with a mission to inspire others to dream big and then empower them to reach those dreams and become better people. We believe that everyone is an athlete. Athletes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and abilities. Whether you are a high school athlete looking to make the varsity team, or you are a stay at home mom looking to be a positive influence for your children we pride ourselves in our ability to provide you with an environment in which you can flourish and become the best version of yourself possible.
Prodigy Performance Core Values
Andrew Hamel MS, CSCS
Owner / Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Andrew founded Prodigy Sports Performance in 2011 with the objective of helping youth athletes reach the highest level they could. Since then, his mission has expanded to helping adults take the necessary steps needed to transform their bodies and get in the best shape of their lives. When asked “What is Your Why?” Andrew will tell you that his why is to help inspire others to reach their untapped potential.
A highly sought-after coach for healthy and injured athletes alike, Andrew has helped athletes at of all ages and ability levels – achieve their highest levels of performance in a variety of sports. Behind Andrew’s expertise, Prodigy Sports Performance has rapidly established itself as a go-to training facility in the Tri-Valley..
Andrew believes that every coach should have a strong scientific understanding of the foundations of exercise, health, and sports performance. There is a lot of information floating around out in the world and it is easy to follow exercise programs found in magazines or on the internet from so called “fitness experts”. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Wilmington College, his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Cal State East Bay and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through the NSCA.
Favorite Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle