Performance is
a Team Sport

Professional athletes have a team of experts at their back dedicated to helping them win. You should too.

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Our Philosophy

We recognize the athlete in everybody, regardless of sport, age, or training goal. That’s why we’ve united the best ideas and methods from high-performance training, sports science, and rehab.

It’s All About Performance

We’ve spent over a decade building and refining our training systems, testing them in the gym and out in the field.

Our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge to take control of your health and blow your personal goals out of the water for the next five, ten, or fifteen years.   

You won’t find any cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all programs; cultish devotion to specific training methods or equipment; or any other misleading fitness industry shenanigans here.

Our Team

Meet our team of trainers and therapists that are recognized not only for their expertise and experience but also for the way they make people feel welcomed, understood, inspired, and empowered.

Adam Vogel



Adam is a Strength and Conditioning Coach and the founder of Pure Performance Training. Over a 20-year career, he’s trained thousands of clients and athletes, from middle school to the pros.

He writes for nationally syndicated publications and serves as an advisor for fitness tech start-ups. And, on occasion, he writes about himself in the third person. 




BJ has been involved in the training, preparation, nutritional counseling, and rehabilitation of athletes in virtually every sport. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic Training from Cortland State University and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from Ithaca College.

BJ has served on the Athletic Training staff at Cornell University (Graduate Assistant), Harvard University (Athletic Trainer), New England Blazers Major Indoor Lacrosse League (Head Athletic Trainer), Brine Lacrosse Club, and was the first Conditioning Coordinator for the Boston Red Sox.

sarah sample



Sarah bridges the gap between sports medicine and sports performance. She’s a certified Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach for Northeastern University Sports Performance Department.  She’s also currently pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Nick Downing



Nick began his personal training career in 2005 after completing his final season playing Major League Soccer. Nick was the New England Revolution’s first pick in the 2001 Major League Soccer Super-Draft and played three seasons with the Revs.

Nick was the head Strength and Conditioning Coach for New England Revolution from 2011-2016.  

He focuses his efforts on the design and implementation of sport-specific strength training programs, youth fitness, and soccer-specific skill development. 

Matt Healey



Matt is an accomplished Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He specializes in sports performance training and injury prevention. He’s worked with athletes ranging from middle school to college.

He also has “skin in the game,” placing at national-level powerlifting competitions, such as the Arnold Sports Festival. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition.

When he’s not in the gym coaching or training, Kyle enjoys spending time with his husky, Amber, playing tennis, and appreciates a good cup of black coffee.

Nick Pavilonis



Nick was a three-sport athlete before a serious knee injury ended his competitive career. His experiences led him to Springfield College where he received a B.S. in Exercise Science. After school, he was an intern at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. Eventually, moving on to become the Head Strength and Conditioning at a private facility in Falmouth, focusing primarily on ice sport athletes. Outside of work, Nick spends additional time in the gym pursuing his passion for training in hopes of competing in bodybuilding in the future.

Eric jones



Eric has a passion for training athletes. He’s played, officiated, managed, and coached various sports and is currently a head youth football coach at Lincoln-Sudbury. His goal is to put athletes in the best position to succeed both in sports and in life. Eric holds a degree in Exercise Science from Colorado State University.  

Blair Lloyd



Blair is the Director of Education. She brings nine years of experience in the fitness industry, working as a D1 collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and training manager in the private sector. She holds master’s degrees in Applied Physiology from the University of Miami and Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University.



Show up. Do the work. Get on with your life.

You’ll start with an assessment

so we can understand your starting point and goals, and match you with an experienced trainer to keep you optimized and on track.

We’ll build you a customized training program.

Your only job is to show up, work hard, and follow the plan. Leave all the details so us.

Get Results.

Look and feel like the badass you were meant to be.

what They're Saying

Client Testimonials

Working with Nick and the Pure Performance Training staff has been invaluable in improving my fitness, helping me to overcome injury setbacks, and taking my play to the next level. You’d be foolish not to seek them out.

Charlie Davies, NE Revolution, US National Team

After playing at the highest level all over the world I can confidently say I trust the PPT staff. Their programming is effective and engaging and always had me at my best on gameday! I’d recommend them to any athlete. 

Lee Ngyuen, MLS All-Star, MLS Best 11, NE Revolution, US National Team

Nick Rinaldi, Linebacker, Vanderbilt University

“I’ve been lucky to train at PPT. Not only does Kyle and the staff have a deep knowledge of training, but they also know how to get the best out of their athletes. I feel confident they’d the same for you."

Harry Markell, Team Captain at Dartmouth College, Worcester Railers ECHL

Pure Performance Training is an elite training space with trainers who commit their time to pull the absolute best out of every one of their athletes. Coming back from injury, training at PPT was crucial in gaining my confidence and strength back. 

Shea Bollin, Forward, Duke University

Dr. Andrew Chapman, Orthopedic Surgeon


Stop being controlled by a body that hurts all the time, defeated by false-starts and missteps, and start feeling and looking stronger, resilient and healthier beyond what you thought possible.


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