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our team

 

biopic01Ryan Overturf
CO-FOUNDER – MATm | MATRX | RESISTANCE TRAINING SPECIALIST

Prior to starting The Move Project, Ryan formerly served as the Vice President of Business Development and Education for TELOS Consulting and was the Assistant Director of Ortho-Kinetic Training for TELOS Fitness Center. From 2002-2010, Ryan was an international certifying instructor for the Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research, overseeing the content and teaching of the Biomechanics of Resistance Training Course. Throughout the past 12 years, Ryan has established himself as an elite Trainer in the health and fitness industry. He is a Biomechanics Consultant, MAT Specialist, and Trainer for athletes ranging from Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, professional tennis, along with numerous professional golfers. Along with these athletes, he has worked with a wide variety of clients from post-rehabilitation to general fitness.  A native of Taos, New Mexico, Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico, and continues his studies in anatomy, bio-mechanics, and human movement & performance. 

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biopic02William Branham
CO-FOUNDER – MATM | MATrx 

Prior to starting The Move Project, William worked for over 4 years as an Ortho-Kinetic trainer/therapist at the Telos Fitness Center in Dallas. Before that he was an Elite level trainer with 24 hr fitness for 3 years. William is a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM and the Cooper Institute and also holds certifications with Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Specialist, Active Release Techniques (ART) Therapist, and is a certified Massage Therapist. Since 2007, William has been an international certifying instructor for the Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research, overseeing breakout sessions for the Biomechanics of Resistance Training Courses.  William works with clients from a wide range of goals including post rehabilitation, general fitness, sports performance and pain reduction. A native of Lubbock, Texas, William Branham holds a Business degree from Texas Tech University and continues his studies in anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, and human performance.

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biopic03Seth Bridges
 DIRECTOR OF TrainING | MAT Specialist

Seth is a graduate from University of Texas at Tyler where he majored in Biology.  Before transferring to UT-Tyler, Seth attended Tyler Junior College and was a member of the nationally ranked Apache tennis team, placing 2nd at Nationals in Doubles and as a team.  Over the past two years Seth has been a Personal Trainer, Tennis Instructor and Swimming Instructor for clients and athletes of all levels.  Prior to joining The Move Project, he was the owner/operator of his training and coaching company.  He is a certified trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, The Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research and continues his studies in anatomy, bio-mechanics, physiology, and human performance.  In his free time Seth enjoys playing golf and traveling with his wife, Natalie.

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biopic4David ladriere
Professional Trainer

David is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he majored in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, with concentrations in fitness, health promotion & nutrition.  A native of Dallas, David graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory High School and was an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.  David has always had an interest in human movement and conditioning and is excited to pursue a career in something that he is truly passionate about.  In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, sailing, skiing, and hiking.

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Laura Bruns
PROFESSIONAL TRAINER

Laura recently graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton with a major in Kinesiology and a minor in Social Science. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Laura received a soccer scholarship to the Metropolitan Community College where she earned her Associates in Liberal Arts. Her passion for sport has led her to pursue a career that will enhance the performance and movement of the human body.

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lauren-phillips-moveLauren Phillips
PROFESSIONAL TRAINER

Lauren is a graduate of Baylor University, where she majored in Health Science Studies / Pre Physical Therapy with an emphasis in health, fitness, and wellness. Lauren has loved being involved in dance, gymnastics, track, and cheerleading from K through high school, and was also a cheerleader on Baylor’s All-Girl Spirit Squad all four years. Her passion for fitness and conditioning comes from her personal experience of training and recovery from injuries. A native of Rockwall, Lauren is excited to pursue a career that will encourage and help others to achieve their highest potential in conditioning and movement.