Tim Piper, Ed.D., CSCS*D – Strength Training

Tim Piper got his B.S. in Fitness and M.S. in Exercise Physiology from WIU and his Doctorate from NIU.  Finding an early passion for training led to his competition in basketball, cross-country, track and field, road racing, Powerlifting, Weightlifting, Highland Games, and Strongman. 

He is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach-with Distinction (CSCS*D).  He has been teaching at the college level and coaching the sports of Weightlifting, (a.k.a. Olympic Lifting), and Powerlifting for over 30 years each.  He is certified by USA Weightlifting as a National Level Coach and is a World Marshall Level judge in the World Drug Free Powerlifting Federation. 

He has been the strength and conditioning coach for countless athletes in almost any sport imaginable.  Aside from coaching athletes, his personal training experience has included working with professional musicians, dancers, recreational ultra-endurance competitors, older adults, and he has worked with a large number of individuals with acute and chronic illnesses, issues and ailments.  In his spare time, he has authored two books and over 50 publications in both peer-reviewed journals as well as trade journals and magazines. 

Tim teaches his students and athletes how to safely and effectively become stronger, more confident, and improve their overall fitness. His Strength Lab Class is designed around the student’s past and current injuries, illnesses, and issues in a personalized approach. If want to learn how to lift safely but don’t know where to start, this class will put you on the right path.

Contact Dawn Piper to sign up: dawn@freerangeyoga.us or 309-333-5069