Strength Coaches

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Nate Stemper

Owner & Head Strength Coach of Mash Performance 

Coach Nate graduated from UW-EC with Exercise Science, while competing in football.
With 10+ years of experience, and extensive research, Nate is a renowned strength coach, in the Twin-Cities area. He is responsible for creating specific programming for every athlete that walks through the doors. 
His daily passion for every individual and his vast knowledge, is what makes him popular with female, male, youth, and professional athletes alike

Enjoys dark coffee and telling laffy taffy jokes.

"If I said you had a beautiful bench press, would you hold it against me?"

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Jake Schmitz

Strength Coach & Social Media Director

Coach Jake graduated from UMM with Exercise Physiology, while competing in baseball.
Jake is well-known for his acrobatic abilities, and his career as a competitive bodybuilder.
His energy and passion for athletes, has made him an extremely effective strength coach. Jake's inspiring methods have allowed him to coach teams such as: St. Thomas University Baseball, Apple Valley Hockey, Hill-Murray Hockey, NIACC Baseball
Jake is responsible for creating and directing @MashPerformance social media sites

A free-spirit who enjoys dessert first, and funky dance moves. 

"Exercise? I thought you said extra fries"