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 20 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.
CO-FOUNDER – MATM | MATRX | RESISTANCE TRAINING SPECIALIST
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.
CO-FOUNDER – MATM | MATRX
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 MAT Specialist, personal trainer (through the National Academy of Sports Medicine), He holds bio-mechanics certificates through the The Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research and continues his studies in anatomy, bio-mechanics, physiology, and human performance. In his free time Seth enjoys spending time with his wife, Natalie and their three children.
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING | MAT SPECIALIST
Billie is a Biology Graduate from Texas Woman’s University with a minor in Nutrition and Child Development. While attending TWU, she developed a deep passion for learning about the physiology of the human body, and how movement along with nutrition can help an individual feel and perform better. She has studied a variety of training methods such as E.L.D.O.A. designed by Osteopath Guy Voyer, as well as many different nutritional strategies. Billie’s passion to help people be the best version of themselves, did not stop there. In 2021 she received her certification as an Integrative Health & Wellness Coach from Duke University. Her desire is to help coach people holistically, through science based knowledge, get to their optimal health and well being.
Christian Phillips was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA but has roots in Texas, as he attended the University of West Texas A&M, where he played defensive back on a football scholarship. There he attained a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis on Sports and Exercise Science. Prior to joining The Move Project, Christian owned and operated Muscle Activation South Bay and has been a professional fitness trainer in Los Angeles for more than 15 years – but he’s no regular trainer. Christian is an award-winning, Master Certified Muscle Activation Technique Specialist (MATm) and a Master Certified Resistance Training Specialist (RTSm), using exercise mechanics to help improve performance. Christian’s science-based, strategic approach has helped people from 9 to 90 (years old) get the most from their bodies by evaluating and assessing their muscular systems and creating customized training plans to yield the best results for each one’s specific needs and goals. Utilizing his specialized MAT skill set, he serves clients with various needs, ranging from post-rehabilitation, and general fitness, to collegiate and professional athletes in the NCAA, NFL, CFL, MLB and AVP. A true student of MAT and the anatomy of the human body, Christian is ever-learning, and uses his knowledge to help others. He is an authoritative consultant to health clubs and personal trainers, and conducts learning sessions on MAT for individuals who want to learn more about how exercise mechanics relate to muscular function and the impact they have on movement and high-level performance.
DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE | MATM | RTSM
A native of New Mexico, Lindsey is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, where she majored in Healthcare Studies. She will be continuing her education at UTA in their BSN program. It was throughout high school that she discovered her passion for all sports, specifically softball and cross-country, where she competed in multiple half-marathon races. It was after sustaining a back injury in 2014 that she learned the importance of strength training for longevity. While the gym plays a big part of her life, Lindsey enjoys everything outdoors, wellness, and time with friends and family. She is excited to work in her element, alongside others in their endeavors to pursue a movement lifestyle without pain.
Brooke attended Southern Methodist University for her undergraduate and received a B.S. in Applied Physiology and Health Management. After SMU, she went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. During her years in practice with sports medicine, she grew to understand the importance of being intentional in detailed form as well as setting a strong foundation of moving well in all areas of life, not just on the field. She is currently a Professor of Anatomy & Physiology and Exercise Physiology at SMU alongside being a trainer at The Move Project. When she isn’t caught on SMU’s campus or at The Move Project gym, she is walking her two golden retrievers, digging into a good book, or at a coffee shop with her husband, Michael.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINER | PT | DPT | OCS
As a former collegiate baseball player for Cochise Community College and Lubbock Christian University, Glenn knows how important it is to have a knowledgeable and qualified trainer. As an instructor & assistant for many of the Muscle Activation Techniques® courses, Glenn also has a background in biomechanics and resistance training, presenting courses at The Cooper Institute of Aerobic Research, Resistance Training Specialist, & OrthoKinetics Institute. Glenn’s expertise in biomechanics and Muscle Activation Techniques® has led several of the Dallas Cowboys players, as well as many professional athletes, to seek out his personal services.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINER | MATm | MATRx | RTSm