Kirk Byerly

Kirk Byerly

Serving as the Executive Director for the West Region of the Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex, Kirk is one of the most seasoned sports performance professionals in the field. Kirk joined the Performance Course team 16 years ago bringing with him three decades of experience and knowledge. Kirk was previously an owner of the Metroplex Sports Medicine Center and worked in the sports rehab field for 10 years. Kirk owned and operated the southwest region of Fast Twitch Sports Performance Training Inc. and Athletic Enhancement Systems. During that time, Kirk trained many high school, college and professional athletes. His most notable clients were Emmitt Smith, Charles Haley, Dez Bryant, Grant Winstom, Bryan Young, Chase Daniel, and hockey players Mike Modano and Eddie Belfour. Kirk has also assisted part-time with the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Stars.

Kirk was a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach while working on his masters at Texas Tech University before becoming a full time assistant strength coach working with all sports. Kirk would later serve as head strength and conditioning coach at Eastern New Mexico University and as an assistant at the University of Tennessee. Kirk has had the privilege to work with great strength coaches in his career including Joe Jurasek (Texas Tech, Dallas Cowboys), JJ McQueen (Dallas Stars Hockey Club) and Phil Emory (University of Tennessee).

Kirk has been the Performance Course program director for at Aledo High School for 14 years. During that time, they have set a state record for number of district wins in football (103 in row and counting) and have brought home nine state championships in football since he has been there, 10 overall.

Kirk has an undergraduate degree from Lubbock Christian University and a master’s degree in Scientific Basis of Exercise from Texas Tech University. He has three children, Beau 30, Brit 27, and Russell 24.

Kirk is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Club Coach (USAW).