Performance training Coaches


Ryan Richmond

Ryan is the Director of Performance at T3 Performance. He graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with a degree in Exercise Physiology/Pre-Physical Therapy. While attending Concordia University Wisconsin, Ryan played hockey for the Falcons (NCAA Division III). After his collegiate playing career, Ryan went on to coach for Concordia as an assistant. Following his time at Concordia University, he obtained a Masters in Applied Exercise Science with a focus in Sports Nutrition. He is certified through the NSCA as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well as USA Weightlifting as a Sports Performance Coach.

Ryan has worked with a variety of athletes and sports from middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional levels. He has worked as a Strength & Conditioning Coach for Parisi Speed School, Milwaukee Phoenix Hockey Club, OIC Elite Training, Germantown Ice Bears, Cleveland Gladiators, University of Mount Union, and T3 Performance.


James DiBiasio

James Graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Human Health and Kinetics and minors in Education and Psychology. At OWU, James was a 4-year starter for the baseball team, and 2-time All NCAC selection. During his freshman season, he was awarded the NCAC Newcomer of the Year award. James also played football at Ohio Wesleyan during his final semester, helping the team win their first conference championship in over 25 years. James spent two summers playing with the Ironmen in the Prospect league, earned a spot on the All-Star team, and was selected as the First Team All Prospect League Second Basemen. He graduated from Westlake High School in 2008 with a 3-time all SWC selection, and was named to the Mizuno All-Ohio team for baseball.


Eric Cook

Eric was a 2-year letterman for Avon Lake High School Football, where he served as a team captain. He earned First Team All-Conference, Second Team All-District, as well as All-Lorain County. At the same time, he participated in area-wide powerlifting competitions, receiving top accolades. After high school, Eric was a top recruit for the University of Mount Union football team, where he went on to win multiple National Championships. Post College, Eric became a competitive distance runner and triathlete. He has been training youth and experienced athletes since 2009 at T3. In addition to his love for training athletes, Eric conducts Adult Bootcamps, has trained Bikini/Figure Competitors, and specializes in lower back Injuries.


Pete Koza

Pete graduated from the University of Dayton in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He completed Strength and Conditioning internships at the University of Dayton, University of North Florida, Cleveland State University and T3 Performance. Pete went to High School at Lutheran West in Rocky River. In 2014, he was named Male Athlete of the Year for his performance in Track & Field and Basketball.


Jashuha Ayers

Jashuha graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree from Akron University along with an Associate in Sport & Fitness Management. He has a Personal Training Certification from NCSF, and certificates from Cooper Institute in Nutrition for Health and Fitness/ Providing Dietary Guidance, Health Conditions and Exercise, and Coaching Healthy Behaviors. Jashuha attended Midview High School where he played Football, Wrestled, and ran Cross Country as well as Track. He was a two-time Division 1 district qualifier in Wrestling. As he began his body-building career, he competed in NPC Men's Physique and finished 2nd as a National Qualifier. Additionally, he competed in OCB Bodybuilding 1st in Bantam weight and 1st in Novice. He has placed 2nd in the Summer Shredding Classic, 2nd in the WNBF Tri-State Classic, 1st place light weight in the North Coast Championships and 1st place in the NMA "Battle of the Great Lakes" where he earned his pro card now holding the title as a "Natural Professional Bodybuilder.".


Zack Bires

Zack is a graduate of Defiance College and currently attends Cleveland State University. Zack holds a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and is pursuing his doctorate of physical therapy at CSU. Zach played baseball at Defiance and Amherst Steele High School.


Maddy Mullins

Maddy graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. While at Kent State, she played on the golf team where they won the MAC championship every year. Upon graduating, she worked as a performance coach with T3 before returning to school to get her Master’s Degree at Baylor University. During her time at Baylor, she interned with their athletic performance department, working primarily with women’s volleyball, women’s soccer, and softball. Maddy is certified through the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well as Titleist Performance Institute as a Fitness Level 2 Instructor.


Stevie Tracy

Stevie is a 2017 Mount Union Graduate. He graduated with his bachelor degree in Exercise Science. He was a 3-year letterman of the Mount Union football team, the 2015 DIII National Champions. He was named to the 2017 National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. Stevie began his career with T3 Performance as a college intern in 2016, where he has gained experience training athletes of all ages and skill levels. Stevie is currently a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Mount Union along with his training at T3, which includes teams, athletes, adults, personal training, speed training and football-specific training.


Morgan Rerko

Morgan is a graduate of Cleveland State University, 2015-2019 with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Education and majored in Exercise Science. He is a 2-year starter in college club baseball. He played baseball at Lakewood High School from 2011-2015 and was an honorable Mention, All South Western Conference. Morgan is currently a competitive power lifter. He also plays men’s adult softball in Lakewood.


Michael Smosny

Michael graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and a Minor in Business. He was a four-year letterman in football as a linebacker. He was also in the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society in 2019. Michael went to High School at Elyria High School, where he achieved all-county, all-conference and honorable mention all-state. In 2014, he was named Male Athlete of the Year for his performance in Track & Field and Basketball.


Mike Richards

Mike graduated from John Carroll University in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He played JCU Football as a fullback in 2017 and was an assistant strength/conditioning coach for JCU from 2017-2019. Mike went to Brookside High School where he participated in football, baseball and power lifting. He was in the USMC Artillery from 2011-2013 and is currently a paramedic.


Josiah Holt

Wide Receiver for the Cleveland Gladiators, Arena Football League. Josiah played 4 years of football at Midview High School, which he graduated from in 2010. He also played 4 years of football at Baldwin Wallace University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education.


Collin Taylor (CT)

CT earned his bachelor's degree in Sports Broadcasting with a minor in Communications from Indiana University. He also played football at Indiana. CT has his training certifications in A.C.E. and is also USAW certified. He has been a coach at T3 and has continued his education with T3 Performance over the past two years. After Collin graduated in 2009 he played Professional Arena Football for 7 years. His last 3 seasons were spent with the Cleveland Gladiators, where he led the team in receiving yards over the course of those 3 years.