James lives in Seattle, and enjoys playing soccer, running and other activities to stay in shape.
Chris Greene, B.S.
Chris is on staff in the Athletic Programs Dept, as a Trainer and Coordinator of The Acceleration Program. He graduated from Central Washington University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. He has additional coursework in Chemistry, Biology and Family & Consumer Science. He has volunteered at Long Term Care Facilities to continue his work experience in the health care field. While at Central, he was an intern at The Institute and now is part of The Institute Staff.
Chris enjoys bodybuilding, power lifting and spending time with family and friends.
Laurie Schneider B.A.
Laurie is the Administrator of Health Management Programs and fire Fighter Programs. She is also involved in the Adult Fitness Programs at The Institute. Laurie graduated from Western Washington University in 1997, in Psychology, and Sociology, with an emphasis in Physiological and Sports Psych. She has a minor in Communications. At Western she was on Varsity Cheer 2 years. She had additional course work in the sciences, statistics, principles of athletic training, Track and Field, as well as, Strength and Conditioning. As a high school athlete, she ran track, was on the gymnastics team and Cheer Squad, and was a co-Captain of the Drill Team.
At The Institute 1996-2000, she trained athletes, completed Acceleration training by National Frappier Acceleration Office and participated at their National Conferences. She also set up and managed Physical Therapy Administration.
In almost 4 years with Alaska Airlines as a Flight Attendant, her Flight Crew duties ranged from advanced emergency medical support and emergency aircraft procedures to customer support. Laurie travels extensively, especially enjoying trips from Mexico to Alaska. Laurie lives with her husband Mark in Kirkland.
Michele Straume B.S
Michele is a Coordinator and Trainer in Acceleration and also is a coordinator in the Adult Fitness Programs. She graduated from Redmond High School where she excelled in both academics adn athletics. Michele graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. Previously, she worked at Washington State University's swim gym program, incorporating physical activity and improving functional ability for children with disabilities. She was a previous intern at The Institute and now is part of the The Institute Team. Her future plans include getting her Master's Degree in Physical Therapy.
Michele enjoys reading, soccer and recreational sports in her spare time.
Anne Taylor, ATC, CSCS
Anne's position with The Institute is as an Exercise Specialist, and as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Seattle Sounders pro soccer team. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Honors College at Washington State University with a degree in Athletic Medicine, and a minor in Strength Training and Health and Wellness. During her time at WSU, she worked as a Strength Coach and Athletic Trainer with Pac 10 Division One athletes.
During the 2003 Professional Baseball Season, she worked as a Strength Coach and Athletic Trainer in the Oakland Athletics Organization with their Vancouver British Columbia Minor League Affiliate. Anne has also worked with NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, and Olympic Athletes. She has published in Professional Trade Journals. She particpates on the curriculum board for online courses of the National Academy of Sciences, National Strength and Conditionaing Assoc., and the American Council on Exercise.
Dana Anlauf B.S
Dana is the Administrator of the Adult Fitness Programs, and helps support Health Management Programs and Fire Fighter Evaluations. She is a graduate of the University of Idaho, with a Degree in Sports Science. She has previously worked with athletes in coordination with the YMCA, working as both a referee and a coach for youth basketball. While in high school, she participated in soccer, basketball, and track, and also worked as a student athletic trainer,
Dana has previous experience at The Institute, serving as an intern the summer of 2003, working and participating in the Acceleration Program.