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The Edge

Raw talent only gets you so far.

That’s why we created The EDGE, where performance is science.

Meet Our Team

EDGE PR smLet’s be clear. This is not an ordinary gym. If you want to get in shape or simply lose weight, The EDGE is not for you.

But, if you’re serious about optimizing your athletic performance…. about taking your game to a higher level… then you need The EDGE.

We provide expertly designed programs firmly based in proven sports science, and our experts personalize them for your unique needs. That’s how the EDGE offers highly specific and very powerful programs to help athletes reach their goals. With The EDGE, athletes turn hard work into their best performances.

You would have to drive hundreds of miles to find anything similar.

Schedule sessions and pay online. Click here for details or call (608) 342-4790 today!

At The EDGE we begin by giving every athlete a head start with:

  • Head to toe evaluation of functional performance and limitations
  • Personalized plan to turn limitations into strengths and optimize performance
  • Access to the tools and specialized equipment needed to increase strength, speed, agility, and power
  • Advanced personal instruction to optimize body mechanics in five essential areas: body weight training, free weight training, running, sprinting, jumping, and landing
Through our programs, athletes will gain a competitive edge with proven sports performance optimization strategies, such as:
  • Full range of motion barbell training
  • Plyometric training
  • Free weights and bodyweight training
  • Speed and acceleration training
  • Non-linear agility training
  • Metabolic treadmill training
  • Resistance band training
  • Self myofascial release techniques
  • Resistance band joint mobilizations
To maximize the personal attention EDGE athletes receive, our services are offered only in small classes. One-on-one and special small group sessions are also available on request.

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The EDGE Team Members

Brad Vamstad

  • Director of Athletic Training & Sports Performance
  • Education: Masters of Arts in Athletic Training from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with area of concentration in Athletic Training from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Certifications/Training: CPR and AED, ITAT (Impact Trained Athletic Trainer), ATC.
  • Special Interests: Sports medicine therapy, physician extender, and performance enhancement.
  • Experience: 15 years of athletic training in a high school setting, over 10 years of experience with performance enhancement and clinical therapy.
  • Personal Passions: Sports, coaching at the youth level, exercise, and spending time with wife and children.

Ryan Siegert

  • Sports Performance Trainer
  • Education: Certification in Personal Training and Nutrition Consulting from National Personal Training Institute in Orlando, FL.
  • Certifications/Training: CPR/First Aid certification, SpeedBlast certification.
  • Special Interests: Strength and Conditioning, human performance, nutrition, transforming athletes performance at any age.
  • Experience: Personal Trainer, Assistant High School Football Coach.
  • Personal Passions: Spending time with my family, coaching, reading, working out, hiking/running, helping other live a healthy holistic lifestyle.

Benton Rose

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh, WI.
  • Certifications/Training: ATC, LAT, NASM-PES, CPR/First Responder.
  • Special Interests: Training and bettering any level of athlete, strength and conditioning, shoulder rehabilitation.
  • Experience: First responder at UW-Green Bay, assistant athletic trainer for UW-Platteville.
  • Personal Passions: Training for/running marathons, weight training, hunting, reading, and flipping furniture.

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  • Athletic Trainer
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Strength and Conditioning from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA.
  • Certifications/Training: Certified Athletic Trainer, CPR.
  • Special Interests: Injury Prevention and Care, Sports Performance.
  • Experience: Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at UW-Platteville, Certified Athletic Trainer at SWH.
  • Personal Passions: Soccer and other sports, reading and spending time with cat, Babs.

Tracy Steffen

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Education: Master of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Toledo, Ohio. BA in Athletic Training from University of Northern Iowa
  • Certifications: Certified Athletic Trainer. CPR/AED Certified. American Heart Association CPR/First Aid Instructor.
  • Special Interests: Manual therapies. The shoulder and overhead athletes. Taping techniques and applications.
  • Experience: 7 years in a secondary school setting, 4 years in Division III athletics, with time also spent in the clinical and industrial settings.
  • Personal Passions: Spending time with family and friends especially watching nieces and nephew’s athletic events. Biking, playing tennis, golfing and softball. Going to concerts.