About Us

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Our team has worked with Olympians, NFL, MLB, NBA, MLL, college athletes, and many other athletes from all walks of life, from ages 7 to 27. Our tight-knit team of experts includes:

S.A.T. Head Coaches

        Eric Markovcy, MS, CSCS

          President and Owner

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Eric graduated Suma Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Exercise Physiology. He also earned his graduate degree in Exercise Physiology East Stroudsburg. Eric not only brings a great 

       Owen Breininger, MS, CSCS

          Head Coach

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Owen has been a member of the Speed Advantage training staff since the summer of 2004.  In that time he has worked as both a part-time and full time member working in all facets of the SAT organization. In

        Dom Carlineo, CSCS

            Head Coach

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Dom began his involvement with SAT as an Athlete in Middle School, learning from the same Coaches that he now works side by side with. In 2013 He became a staff member at SAT and has been a Head Coach ever since

        Dylan Baxter, CSCS

            Head Coach

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Dylan graduated from DeSales University with a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science in 2015 and obtained his CSCS shortly after. 
 

background of science to Speed Advantage Training, he is also a tremendous athlete.
     As an athlete, Eric holds numerous drug free national power lifting records.  He has also won four drug free national power lifting titles.  Eric played linebacker at East Stroudsburg University where he started as a freshman and was awarded All-Freshman honors.  This success in the weight room, and on the playing field has helped Eric garner the type of praise from athletes and coaches alike that you rarely see in coaches.
     Eric also brings a great knowledge of sports nutrition to the table.  He played a huge part in writing the Lehigh University Nutrition Handbook.  He works diligently to educate Lehigh's student-athletes on the importance of nutrition.  Eric is also Speed Advantage Training's Nutrition expert, counseling many of the athletes the company sees year round.
     Overall, Eric Markovcy's combination of knowledge, athletic ability, and experience provides him with all of the tools to make you a better athlete.

conjunction with the SAT staff, Owen also joined the Lehigh University strength and conditioning staff in the fall of 2008.  Prior to this, Owen spent two years working as a Graduate Assistant at Lehigh for the strength and conditioning staff. 

Owen received his B.A. in Psychology from Lehigh University in 2006 and his M.Ed. in Counseling from Lehigh University in 2008.  In his time at Lehigh, Owen was a four year letter winner and three year starter as a linebacker and defensive end for the Mountain Hawk football team.  Owen was a part of one of the winningest football programs in the Division 1 Championship Subdivision going a combined 33-13, and was also a member of the 2004 Patriot League championship team.  During this time Owen was a four year member of the Leadership Council and an All Patriot League Academic Honor Roll Selection.  He was also a recipient of the John C. Whitehead “Big LU” Award as well as the South Side Boosters Athletic Achievement Award. 

In 2015, Dom graduated from DeSales University with a degree in Sport & Exercise Science. That summer he became a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and soon after was hired as the Lehigh University Strength & Conditioning Coach. 

 

During his time at DeSales, Dom played rugby, was a competitive powerlifter, coached football at Palisades High School (his alma mater), and was an intern with the Lehigh University Strength & Conditioning program for 2 years.

 

Along with Strength & Conditioning; nutrition, cooking, and athlete recovery have always been passions of Dom. His goal each day is to not only get the most physical effort out of his athletes, but to educate them on how to truly reap the benefits from intense training, via fueling, rest, & recovery.

Dylan interned with the Lehigh's Strength and Conditioning staff, and volunteered for 3 years before being brought on as an Assistant Coach.

Dylan has spent time learning from Eric and the Lehigh Strength Staff about the methods, philosophies, and techniques they use for programming and speed training. He has developed a true passion for Lehigh and its Athletics. 

 

At DeSales, Dylan was the captain of the lacrosse program and aided in leading the team to their first ever playoff win and conference championship appearance. He attended Rutgers Preparatory School where he was also captain of his high school wrestling team. 

S.A.T. Assistant Coaches

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        Morgan Hurd 
B.S., CPT, CSCS Spring of 2023

        Joshua Serrano 
B.S., M.S. CSCS Fall of 2022
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Morgan graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in the spring of 2023 and was a member of the KU women's lacrosse team as well. She earned her graduate degree in Sport Management with a minor in Fitness Administration. Morgan has been working with the Strength and Conditioning department at KU working with all the teams since 2020.

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Joshua graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2022 with a major in Exercise Science. Joshua completed his masters in Exercise Science at ESU in 2022. He was also a graduate assistant for the strength & conditioning department.

        Breanna Federico

B.S., M.S. CSCS 

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Bre graduated from Moravian University and was a member of the women's lacrosse team. She earned her BS in Health Science/Exercise Science. She went to ESU to get her masters in Exercise Science/ Strength and Conditioning. Bre has been working with the women's lacrosse and volleyball team. She is now working at Matryz Performance in Allentown, PA as a sports perfromance coach.

        Elaina Ohlson

B.S., CSCS Summer 2023

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Elaina graduated from East Stroudsburg University in the spring of 2023 with a major in Exercise Science and was as a member of the ESU women's lacrosse team as well. She is going for her MS in exercise science in 2023-2024.

        Ryan Holub
B.S., CSCS Summer 2023

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Ryan graduated from Temple University in the spring of 2023. He earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science. Ryan also coached track at Olney Charter High School. 

        Markes Cruz

B.S., CSCS Fall 2022

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Markes graduated from Shippensburg University in 2022. He completed his degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Human Performance and fitness. Markes has 2 minors in Business and Coaching.

        Steve Rose  

BS, CSCS, MS 2023

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Steve graduated Suma Cum Laude from Ursinus  College in 2022 with a degree in Health and Exercise Physiology with a minor in coaching. Steve became a volunteer assistant with Lehigh Strength and Conditioning and SAT in 2019. He has also been a strength and conditioning coach at Cornerstone Fitness since 2020 and began as a GA Strength and Conditioning coach at East Stroudsburg University in 2022 where he is obtaining his MS in Exercise Science.