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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:

Todd Goldbeck, DPT, ATC, CSCS, STC is the Owner/President of Xcel Sports Training and Xcel Physical Therapy, and also the Executive Director of Xcel Foundation, which is a 501c3 non-profit. He is a native of Jefferson, Wisconsin, where he was a two-way starter (RB/DB) 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 holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) and Master of Science-Physical Therapy degree (MSPT) from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse. While in attendance at UW-LaCrosse, Todd was a four-year letter winner and earned Academic All-American honors as a cornerback on the Eagles 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). Through Xcel Foundation, Todd created and continues to organize the U.P. Football All-Star Game, which is an all-star football game for high school players in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Proceeds from the game get donated back to the U.P. high schools and other U.P charitable organizations. 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 body fat tester for the WIAA wrestling minimum weight program. 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.

In addition to his formal professional duties, Todd is also a personal trainer for athletes ranging in ages from elementary school through college, emphasizing injury-prevention and well-rounded athleticism, according to each individual’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as their future goals. Todd is currently coaching a variety of youth sports in the Middleton area, which include Wrestling, Flag Football and Track & Field. His Track & Field events when competing were 300 hurdles, 100m, 200m, 400m, 4×100, 4×400 and pole vault. He has also coached TBall and Soccer previously.

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