Sierra Nevels is the Director of Strength & Conditioning/Athletic Performance for Austin Simply Fit. She has previously spent years and countless hours of coaching experience in the collegiate setting with different types of athletes and sports (Women’s Basketball, Women’s Rowing, Swimming and Dive, and Baseball) at The University of Texas serving under very respectful coaches at within the Strength & Conditioning field.
Her knowledge base has expanded enormously as her passion and drive for enhancing athletes potential, both mentally and physically, she decided to take initiative to build her own brand with hopes of building a premier Speed, Strength, and Conditioning facility for High School and Collegiate athletes in Austin and the surrounding areas. Sierra’s main sport and responsibility during her stint at Texas were with The Women’s Basketball Team. Sierra was also responsible for assisting the Head Strength coach with the implementation of the yearly periodized performance plan for The Women’s Basketball Team, and directly responsible for daily tracking, analyzing, and reporting various performance markers via Polar Team Pro Heart Rate Monitor & GPS System, OmegaWave, Catapult, and Vert. She was also responsible for Wellness Questionnaire and RPE tracking, and responsible for teaching and educating incoming/returning student-athletes and new interns on proper lifting and coaching technique, and directly responsible for red-shirts.
As Director, Coach Nevels aims to continue to educate, both mentally and physically, and to prepare High School athletes for Collegiate play, and to prepare Collegiate athletes for their return back to their university. As once a collegiate athlete herself, Sierra has always had a passion for being physically prepared for the game of play. Her passion and her coaching mentality continue to inspire her to prepare her athletes to also be the best they can be not only on the field/court but in life as future Men and Women in our society today.
B.A. in Science – Jacksonville College
B.S. in Exercise Physiology – The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
Master – TBA
USAW-L1 Sports Performance Coach
USAW-Level 2 Certification
Reflexive Performance Coach Level 1 & 2
Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM)
Certified Personal Trainer (NCSF)
BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach – Joel Jamison