Meet Our Team

Our trainers are the best in the area. We are professional strength, conditioning nutrition and lifestyle coaches who know how to help you reach your goals. We are not part-time trainers doing this as a side gig.

This means we’re 100% committed to Oak Strength and to you. Being the best coaches we can be is our passion! We hold ourselves to a higher standard and see our members’ success as our own success. Be sure to read our online reviews on GooglePlus and Facebook.

ADAM & HEATHER LANE

OWNERS

Adam is a elite-level athlete having achieved podium finishes in triathlon races, the most notable being the USA Triathlon Regional Junior Long Course Champion. Having been an active youth, then competing at the collegiate level, the natural progression for Adam was to coach youth track and field. There he discovered that incorporating CrossFit methodologies and principles made his athletes stronger and faster with more stamina, and nearly bullet-proof when it came to injuries.

He and his wife Heather decided to share the good news about fitness, health and performance with as many people as they could reach, and so they opened the doors of Oak Strength. Today, Adam is driven by the results the members of Oak Strength achieve and being entrusted with their faith in the program.

Heather herself was an active youth, having competed at the state level in the high jump in high school. Later in life, she completed several sprint triathlons and road races. Now, as a mother of two boys she focuses on smart training and a healthy lifestyle and truly loves engaging others by inviting them to Oak Strength.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • MS in Curriculum & Instruction
  • POSE Running Specialist
  • USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • Precision Nutrition Certified
  • IYCA High School Strength & Conditioning Certified
  • CrossFit Level 1 & Level 2 Trainer
  • CrossFit Specialty Certifications: Endurance, Gymnastics, Kids, Olympic Lifting, Power & Speed, Running, Sport-Specific Application, Strongman

ISAAC GARCIA

COACH - JAL2

After high school football and wrestling, Isaac was introduced to Adam and CrossFit by his former football coach. He saw amazing gains in strength and endurance in just one summer and Isaac hasn’t looked back since. Soon after that summer, he earned his CrossFit Level 1 certification and helped Adam and Heather open Oak Strength.

Isaac truly appreciates getting to know the athletes of Oak Strength. To him, being a coach is more than just putting people through the paces. He aims to learn their lives and their goals so that he can be the most effective trainer he can be.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Specialty Strongman Certification
  • OPEX Athlete Camp
  • Oak Strength JAL2

JENNA MUELLER

COACH - JAL2

Growing up as an athlete, sports and fitness were always a part of Jenna’s life. It was not until several years after college that she got back into fitness and it soon became a staple in her life! Jenna loved the challenge and progress that was made day in and day out. Not only did it make her stronger physically but it has also made her stronger mentally.

Along Jenna’s journey she came to realize that she also loved watching the athletes alongside her grow and accomplish their goals. Jenna loves to share her passion with others and watch them crush their goals and accomplish what they thought was impossible. Oak Strength has given Jenna the opportunity to grow as a coach and an athlete.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • Oak Strength JAL2

MIKE WILSON

DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Mike is the director of sports performance for youth programs at Oak strength. His previous position was at Beloit College as a football coach for eight years and head strength coach for all sports for 5 years. He has also worked with football and strength & conditioning at North Central College in Naperville, IL and at the University of Chicago.

Prior to coaching Mike was in corporate sales for 5 years. Coach Wilson played 4 sports in high school. He played football at Valparaiso University. Mike has won conference championships as a player and as a coach. He has coached two All-Region players in football and numerous All-Conference athletes.

Mike believes that the most important part to player development is the relationship between himself and his athletes. He also believes that process is a key part to development. Putting his athletes into game like situations and competing are some intangibles that he bring to Oak Strength.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • Crossfit Sport Specific Application Certification
  • By The Numbers Certification

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