True AP Management Team

Rob Rose, President
Bio: Rob Rose

  • Established First Athlete Training Program in 1995
  • Established True AP in 2009
  • BS Exercise Science (George Mason University)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Certified Conditioning Specialist (CCS)
  • Nationally Recognized Speaker For: – NSCA, NSPA, Merritt Athletic Clubs, Total Training Seminars, US Lacrosse, Club Industry, Athletic Business
  • Favorite Sport: Basketball, Flag Football
  • Favorite Hobby: Scuba Diving, though I don’t get to do it much!
  • Favorite Place to Visit: Chicago – Best City in the U.S.
  • Favorite Music Band: Third Eye Blind
  • Why I Got into Training Athletes: I was an athletic trainer at GMU and loved working with athletes to get them better.
  • What I Like Most about Training: The variety of athletes we work with – different sports and levels
  • Favorite Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys
  • Favorite Food: My Homemade Spaghetti!
Rob Rose Training
Matt Diener
Bio: Matt Diener

  • Training athletes since 2006
  • BS, Sport Management (Mount Union College)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Background playing football, basketball, and baseball
  • Played defensive back on 2 NCAA Division III National Championship Football teams at Mount Union (2005, 2006)
  • Favorite Sport: Football
  • Favorite Music: Rock/ Alternative
  • Hometown: Hastings, NE
  • What I Like Most About Training: Finding new ways to help each athlete get the most out of every training session.
  • How I Got Into Training: I realized in college that I’d love to work with athletes, and then after an internship with True AP, I was sold that I wanted to make a career out of helping athletes improve performance!
  • Favorite Sports Team(s): Detroit Tigers and University of Michigan Football/ Basketball
  • Favorite Food: Eggs and Bacon
Matt Diener
Josh C
Bio: Josh Champney

  • NZone Training Director
  • Eleven years strength & conditioning experience
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2005
  • BA, English Lynchburg College
  • Produced athletes for Yale, The Naval Academy, Radford, Christopher Newport, University of Virginia, University of Kentucky, and University of Indianapolis
  • Background playing baseball, football and golf
  • Favorite Sport: To play: Baseball; To watch: Football
  • Favorite Place to Visit? Any beach
  • What You Like Most about Training? The ability to teach, educate and push athletes to reach new heights and achieve far more than they thought possible.
  • Hometown: Lebanon, New Hampshire
  • Favorite Food: Hot Wings
Bio: Wendy O’Brien

  • 35 Years in Office Administration
  • Five Years as a Webmaster
  • Founded Girls Youth Basketball League Great Falls, VA
  • Background in Coaching and Directing Youth Sports Programs
  • Founded and Directed a Summer Sports Camp for boys and girls ages eight to twelve
  • Favorite Sport: Baseball
  • Hometown: Bethesda, MD
  • Favorite Sports Team: Nationals
  • Favorite Food: Steak & French Fries
  • I love animals and have had many dogs (and two cats) in my family
  • Athlete I’d Most Like to Meet: Ryan Zimmerman
My Family