Athlete Construction : The Company

Mission: ATHLETE CONSTRUCTION is focused on building better athletes through education and comprehensive sport-specific training.

Philosophy

Building successful athletes requires a proven approach to training that enhances performance and reduces injury risk. Athlete Construction’s (sport-specific) training programs prepare athletes to move more efficiently, effectively and explosively. Movement-based training that addresses the critical elements of physical performance- speed, agility and strength- is built on a foundation of mobility, stability and work capacity.

Teena Murray MS, CSCS, USAW

Founders/Directors

Teena Murray MS, CSCS, USAW

Teena Murray is the Director of Olympic Sports Performance at the University of Louisville. Teena is also the strength and conditioning consultant and coach for the US Women's National Hockey Team. She has a decade of experience working with youth, collegiate, Olympic and professional athletes. Over her career, Teena has coached at Cornell University and the University of Connecticut, and has worked as a consultant for the Florida Panthers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Hartford Wolfpack and USA Hockey. A collegiate basketball player at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, ONT), Teena was also a competitive softball and hockey player in Canada. She has undergraduate degrees in kinesiology (WLU) and education (Queen’s University) and a master’s degree in exercise physiology (North Carolina- Greensboro). She is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and United States Weightlifting.

Teena has spent recent years studying the physiological profiling and development of elite hockey players. She is a regular presenter at USA Hockey and Hockey Canada coaching events.

David Noonan MS, CSCS, USAW

David Noonan MS, CSCS, USAW

David Noonan has made his mark in the state of Nebraska. A native of Lincoln, David was a standout football player for the Huskers while studying exercise physiology. He continued his education at Nebraska-Omaha, receiving a master’s degree in exercise physiology in 1994. David also began his strength and conditioning career at UNO as a graduate assistant and was eventually promoted to head strength coach in 1997. He continues in that position today, managing the strength and conditioning programs for UNO’s 14 varsity teams, including Division I men’s hockey.

Outside of the collegiate ranks David works as the strength and conditioning coach for the Omaha Lancers hockey club (USHL). He is also a consultant for high school and youth sport programs in the state of Nebraska, and is a regular speaker for USA Hockey’s Coach Education program. David maintains certification with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and United States Weightlifting.

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