Critical-thinkers. Positive minds. Driven by details. 
Committed to growing.


Matt Rinehart MS, CSCS  - Head of Strength & Conditioning / Athletic Development

M.S. Exercise and Sport Science - Merrimack College (Massachusetts)
B.A. Exercise Science - Northwestern College (Iowa)

Prior Experience:
Merrimack College
University of Denver
University of Minnesota



Brad Gudenkauf BS, CSCS  - Strength & Conditioning / Athletic Development Coach

B.S. Exercise & Sports Science - Iowa State University

Prior Experience:
Iowa State University
Augsburg College
Mahtomedi HS
15+ years experience working in private sector


Ben Suek BS, CISSN, USAW, CSCS (pending) - Strength & Conditioning / Athletic Development Coach

B.S. Exercise & Sport Science - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Nutrition Minor - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Prior Experience:
Previous Laurus Intern (Spring 2019)
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse


Shannon Dolezal MS, LAT, CSCS - Licensed Athletic Trainer, Acute Injury & Return-to-Play Specialist

M.S. Kinesiology & Exercise Science - University of Connecticut
B.S. Athletic Training - University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Prior Experience:
University of Georgia Women's Basketball
USA Basketball
USA Field Hockey
Minnesota Lynx (WNBA)


Julie Eibensteiner PT, DPT, CSCS - Owner/Founder & Physical Therapist

Doctorate of Physical Therapy - University of Minnesota
M.S. Kinesiology emphasis Sport Psychology - University of Minnesota
B.S. Kinesiology - University of Minnesota

Founder and Owner of Laurus Athletic Rehab & Performance LLC (2009-present)

Special Interest: ACL rehab and Return to Competition, Applied Research investigating risk of primary and secondary ACL injury, Coaching development. 


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