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MISSION:

Xcel Sports Training is dedicated to providing its clients with education and the
most current training methods designed to help in the achievement of personal goals.


HOURS:

By Appointment Only
todd@xcel.net 608-279-6960


TRAINER:

Dr. Todd G. Goldbeck


XCEL TRAINING PHILOSOPHY:

Xcel always has a primary focus on injury-prevention, no matter what the age of individual or group is being trained. Being a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Todd structures all workouts to ensure that the body is safe performing all movements before progressing. This is especially important in adolescent athletes, where it could be detrimental to a young athlete's growth if movements are too complex or too much external weight is used too early. It is Xcel's philosophy that athletes and indidividuals of all ages must first be able to control their own body weight through all types of movements, before moving on to advanced activities such as weight lifting. However, if taught properly, and performed in the correct progression, kids can make a smooth and natural transition to incorporating external forces (weights and other devices) to their movements when the time is right and their bodies are ready.


INDIVIDUALS/GROUPS TRAINED:

Xcel Sports Training works with the following types of individuals and groups, as well as many others:
- Personal training of high level high school athletes wishing to play collegiately in the future
- Personal training of adults looking to improve their overall fitness level
- Personal training of adolescents needing improved overall strength, balance and body control
- Personal training of the elderly needing to improve and maintain functional mobility and independence
- Small groups of high school athletes looking for a more intense workout with their teammates
- Small groups of adults looking to improve overall fitness with the support of others
- Small groups of adolescent athletes looking to improve strength, balance and general athleticism
- Small groups of elderly looking to improve overall functional mobility with the support of others
- Sport-specific camps for high school athletes looking to improve performance in their sport
- Speed & Agility camps for high school athletes looking to improve overall athleticism, regardless of sport
- Individual & small group physical testing (Combine Testing) using electronic timing systems and state-of-the-art testing equipment
- Football Combine Team Testing, using electronic timing and state-of-the-art testing equipment
- Football Combine Includes: 40 Yard Dash, Pro Agility Shuttle, 3 Cone Shuttle, 60 Yard Shuttle (all electronically timed),
Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, Physical Measures (Hand Span, Wing Span, Height, Weight), Bench Press


BIO:

Dr. Todd G. Goldbeck, Xcel Sports Training Owner/President

Todd G Goldbeck, DPT, ATC, CSCS, STC is the Owner/President of Xcel Physical Therapy and Xcel Sports Training, and also the Executive Director of Xcel Foundation, which is a non-profit branch of Xcel dedicated to philanthropic endeavors in the sports community. Todd also created and continues to organize the U.P. Football All-Star Game, which is an al-star football game for players in Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. Proceeds from the game get donated back to the U.P. high schools and other U.P charitable organizations. Todd holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT) and a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy (MSPT) from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse. While in attendance at UW-LaCrosse, Todd was a four-year letterwinner and earned Academic All-American honors as a cornerback on UWL's NCAA National Championship Football Team. Todd is a licensed athletic trainer (ATC), a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), as well as a certified sports therapist (STC). Todd is also a classifier for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA), a master level wrestling official for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and a certified skinfold examiner for the WIAA wrestling minimum weight program. Todd also created RefRanking, which is an online program for evaluating officials, and was used by the WIAA for every school, sport, AD, coach and official in the state of Wisconsin. Most recently, Todd has partnered with a group of tech developers to create www.Athletix.us, which is a scheduling tool for assignors and associations to more efficiently hire officials. It is also used by various sport and officials associations to manage their daily operations. Additionally, he has had his research published in the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation and has presented at many local and national sports medicine meetings, including the American Physical Therapy Association National Conference.

Todd is a native of Jefferson, and graduated from Jefferson High School. He was a two-way starter on the JHS State Championship Football Team. Todd was also a State Champion in Track & Field, All-State in Wrestling (2X) and Class Valedictorian. Todd has remained active in the Jefferson community, including serving as President on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is also one of the founding Board members of the Healthy Communities Cooperative, which was formed to provide cost-effective health insurance to small businesses.

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