We provide

Group training · Individual Training

Rehabilitative Training · Nutrition Plans

Our Values

With a focus on total athletic performance and producing top talent, Ochsner Performance Training provides a comprehensive program for our region. By teaching best practices and safety in sports performance, led by educated professionals and a diverse group of performance specialists, we are committed to the evolving needs of our community — fueled by our relentless pursuit of innovation and powered by science.

Meet the Team

Our staff of experienced performance specialists knows what it takes to get to the next level.
Jason DeMelo
Director
  • Over 14 years of experience
  • Worked with pro athletes in the NFL, MLB and MLS
  • B.S. in Kinesiology
Richard Letulle
Northshore Supervisor
  • B.S. in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Over 10 years of experience in Strength and Conditioning at the College and High School Level.
  • CSCS, USAW
Lance Lacoste
Southshore Supervisor
  • Former Northwestern State Safety
  • B.S. in Kinesiology
  • USA Weightlifting Certified
William Acker
Baton Rouge Head Coach/Supervisor
  • Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University
  • Certified USA-Weightlifting, Performance Enhancement
  • 5+ years of Strength and Conditioning experience in team training as well as the private sector.
Jamie Ott
Southshore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. in Kinesiology
  • USA Weightlifting Certified
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
Warren Fitzmorris
Mental Performance Coach
  • M.S. in Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior
  • Worked with athletes from youth to professionals, including MLB and NFL players
Beau Domingues
Northshore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Over 5 years of experience in Strength and Conditioning at the College, High School Level.
  • USAW
Peyton Thomas
Baton Rouge Assistant coach
  • Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University, Master of Science in Sports Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA-Weightlifting.
  • He has 3 years of experience in Strength and Conditioning.
Drew Mizell
Northshore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • USA Weightlifting Certified
Chris Bourque
Baton Rouge Assistant coach
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Management, Master of Science in Exercise Science from Southeastern Louisiana University.
  • Certified USA-Weightlifting
  • 4 years of Strength and Conditioning experience.
Mike Gaglione
Southshore Assistant Coach
Joel Dullary
South Shore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. Degree from Nicholls State University.
  • Former College Football Player at Nicholls.
  • USA-Weightlifting Certified. Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist.
Dominick Jones
South Shore Assistant Coach

Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from University of Louisiana. Former College Football Player at ULL. USA-Weightlifting Certified.

Matthew Andry
South Shore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. Degree in Kinesiology.
  • Many years of experience in High School and College Coaching.
  • Former College Football Player.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. USA-Weightlifting Certified.
Matthew Hans
College Lead—Head S&C Coach of University of New Orleans
Christian Bailey
South Shore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. Degree in Kinesiology from LSU.
  • Experience in LSU Weight Room.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. USA-Weightlifting Certified.
Vincent Thomas
South Shore Assistant Coach

B.S Degree from University of Louisiana. Former College Football Player at ULL.

Garrett Chachere
Leader of OPT Football Academy and the OPT Quarterback Lab
  • Former College Football player at Tulane.
  • Coach Chachere has over 20 Years of College Football Coaching Experience at D-1 schools such as Cal, Tulane, Southern Miss, Arizona.
  • He has coached many players that have gone on to play in the NFL such as Patrick Ramsey and Jared Goff. His specialty is Quarterback Training but has experience coaching all positions.
Walter Ladner
Northshore Assistant Coach
  • B.S. in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • USAW
  • Former Southeastern Louisiana University collegiate football player
Jessie Book
Northshore Assistant Coach
  • USAW, NASM
  • Over 20 years of experience in Performance Training and fitness.
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Northshore

1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 875-2818

Southshore

1200 S Clearview Pkwy.
Elmwood, LA 70123
(504) 703-9166

Baton Rouge

8100 YMCA Plaza Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 765-7133