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Victor Barrick

For four decades, Vic Barrick has been involved in enriching athletes in all sports of multiple levels. First, as a standout football player, later as an accomplished Head coach in multiple sports, and most of all; the innovative director of a specialized exercise conditioning program endorsed by some of the leading athletes, trainers, coaches around the world.

Vic holds a B.S. in Physical Education, and a M.S. in Psychology from University of Tennessee at Martin. He also has a M.S. in Exercise EDS (Specialist in Exercise) from Jacksonville State. The premise behind Vic’s training program is implemented through an innovative line of proprietary training system’s and equipment, which consistently produces unparalleled improvements in strength, speed, responsiveness and agility. His dynamic and innovative approach to training, has implemented the ESP system for many professional organizations and collegiate groups around the Country.

W.D. Crawford

ESP LogoW. D. has over forty years experience as a small business owner and hands on operator. W. D. has had extensive experience in franchising both as a franchisee and franchisor and brings that experience to Excel Sports Performance, working hand in hand with the training and operational side of Excel Sports Performance. W. D. worked in hospital administration primarily as a chief financial officer and founded one of the first mobile medical imaging services in the Southeast in 1973.



Ben Barrick

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Ben Barrick, has been working in the field of Movement and Sport Performance in various capacities for fifteen years. Ben is the National Director for Sports Performance at Excel Sports Performance Franchise International.  He has earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Southwest Missouri. Ben also has Certification in Performance Nutrition (SPN) from the International Sports Science Association, and a Specialist in Sports Conditioning (SPC) from ISSA. He is a member of the National Strength and Condition Association. He is also a long term member of the American Football Coaches Association. Additionally, Ben also holds ESP’s Master Certification E.S.P.R.R.O certification.

Ben has actively assisted in the performance development of many current NFL, NBA, MLS, MMA, ATP, and MLB athletes and Professional Organizations. He has prepared scores of athletes who have signed professional contracts. Ben’s training includes: One Heisman Trophy winner, 20 All-Americans, award winners for the following: Dave Remington, Bronko Nagurski, Doak Walker, Biletnikoff, and Jim Thorpe Awards. Ben has headed up Combine Preparation for Nike Sparq, Scout Fox Inc, and Underarmour Combines for his proprietary expertise in movement-specific, position, and sport specific techniques. Since he has joined ESP, he has implemented the ESP system for many professional organizations and collegiate groups around the World.

At Excel Sports Performance Franchising International Ben is Master Operator of Program Implementation for all certification and education for ESP licensees and Franchising.


Kyle Gyarfas

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Coming from years of athletics and an Exercise and Sport Science Degree Kyle started on an internship with ESP eventually working his way up becoming part of the ESP family. Kyle is very passionate and experienced in Strength and Conditioning and specializes in building personalized workouts not only to maximize strength, power, speed and agility, flexibility and range of motion, but to do it so you are at your peak performance during competition season. Kyle also holds the highest level of Certification with the E.S.P.R.R.O Master Certification.