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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.
Noel Simmons
Director, Athletic Programs

Noel Simmons is director of Ochsner Performance Training, Ochsner Fitness Center and Elevate, Ochsner's premier medical esthetics spa.

Lance Lacoste
Manager, Ochsner Performance Training
  • Over 12 Years Experience
  • USA Weightlifting Certified
  • B.S. in Kinesiology
  • Former College Dual-Sport Athlete at Northwestern State University
  • Experience training both Professional and College-level Athletes
Jamie Ott
Head Coach & Supervisor, Northshore
  • B.S. in Kinesiology
  • USA-Weightlifting Certified
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Former College Softball Player
  • Extensive experience coaching college athletes
  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist
Richard Letulle
Assistant Coach, Northshore
  • B.S. in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University
  • 10+ years of experience in Strength and Conditioning at the College and High School Level
Alex Romero
Head Coach & Supervisor, South Shore
  • Former College and NFL Kicker
  • USAW
  • 12+ Years of coaching experience
  • B.S. Degree
Dominick Jones
Lead Coach, Elmwood

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

Warren Fitzmorris
Mental Performance Coach
  • M.S., Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior
  • Experience with athletes from youth to professionals, including MLB and NFL players
Matthew Andry
Head Strength Coach, Xavier University
  • B.S. Degree in Kinesiology.
  • Extensive experience in High School and College Coaching
  • Former College Football Player
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • USA-Weightlifting Certified
Garret Chachere
Leader, OPT Football Academy and OPT Quarterback Lab
  • Former Tulane University football player
  • 20+ Years of College Football Coaching Experience at D-1 schools such as Cal, Tulane, Southern Miss and Arizona
  • 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
Peyton Thomas
Programming Coordinator and Lead Coach, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University, Master of Science in Sports Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA-Weightlifting.
Jessie Book
Assistant Coach, Northshore
  • Over 20 years of experience in Performance Training and fitness.
Brandon Bou
Lead Coach, Elmwood
  • B.S., Kinesiology
  • M.A., Leadership Studies
  • 10+ Years of Experience
  • CSCS and USAW Certifications
  • Coached at four Division-1 Colleges
Sofia Lopez
Assistant Coach, Xavier University and Elmwood
  • Former College Soccer Player
  • B.S., Exercise Science
Brie Webb
Assistant Coach, Slidell
  • B.S., Athletic Conditioning and Coaching
  • Former College Soccer Player
  • College Coaching Experience
Julius Medina
Assistant Coach, St. Charles
  • USAW
  • B.S., Kinesiology
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1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 875-2818


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

Baton Rouge

17475 Opportunity Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 755-0610

St. Charles

105 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA 70047


114 Gause Blvd W
Slidell, LA 70460
(985) 646-5670