MEET THE COACHES

Mondays

4:30 pm

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Joshua Reese, Owner

Joshua Reese, owner and coach, is a true Davis native. He graduated from Davis Senior High in 2007 and went on to play D-1 collegiate football from 2007 to 2012 while receiving his B.S. at the University of California, Davis, in 2011. A leader and team player, Josh captained the UCD Football team from 2011 to 2012. Josh began training in 2012 and developed a strong passion for helping others through physical fitness. He opened doors to Performance 22 in December of 2013, creating and leading group cross-training and weight lifting classes. Josh’s classes will push both your physical and mental limits, but through his energetic, charismatic coaching, he will have you believing you are capable of anything in no time!

 

As a former D-1 athlete, Josh has a strong passion for coaching student athletes, helping them to become the best in their respective disciplines, be that Women’s Basketball, Men’s Baseball, Soccer or Football. Josh is committed to giving back to the Davis community, helping student athletes at all levels. Since graduating UC Davis, Josh has worked as Assistant Varsity Coach for both Football and Men’s Basketball at Davis High. Josh has competed in Olympic Weightlifting both locally and nationally and has participated in the CrossFit Open. When Josh isn’t at P22, you can find him with his pup, Chico, enjoying time with friends and family.

Mondays

4:30 pm

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Samantha Werth, Coach

(Temporarily Unavailable) Samantha Werth has had a love for physical fitness throughout her life. As a former water polo player and competitive swimmer, Sam is no stranger to pushing her physical and mental limits. Sam, an active member at Performance 22 since 2014, has spent the last several years developing a true passion for cross-training and helping others achieve their fitness goals. In 2016, Sam started a new journey and began training in Olympic Weightlifting. Since then, she has competed at the local and national levels. Sam enjoys working with athletes of all ages and skill levels. Her focus is on coaching Olympic Weightlifting and cross-training. She loves to see her clients test their limits and encourages them to step outside of their comfort zone to achieve new physical and mental fitness levels. Some fun facts about Sam are that in 2021 she received her PhD in Animal Biology from the University of California Davis, and she loves tacos and maple Glazed Donuts. Come on in and take a class with Sam. You won’t be disappointed. 

Saturdays

11:30 am

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Darius Livingston, Coach

Darius is a former Student-Athlete at the University of California Davis where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Bio-Psychology in 2021. He played 4 years as a wide receiver and helped lead his team to a Big Sky championship during his tenure. Darius has an intense passion for other's health, well-being, and success. He looks forward to driving individuals past their physical and mental limits to achieve the desired goal. Young and vibrant, Darius is ready to bring energy to each and every session.

Saturdays

11:30 am

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Austin Hershberger, Coach

Austin Hershberger earned his bachelor's degree in Sociology and Psychology and a Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University in Irvine.  He founded his own health and performance training company “Hershberger Health,” in 2017 in San Diego, and has recently decided to relocate back to Davis.  He specializes in youth and college sports performance training, adult strength training and health coaching, and senior strength training and habit building. Coach Austin can’t wait to work with you in-class and 1-on-1! 

Saturdays

11:30 am

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Liz Fall, Coach

Liz Fall, coach, enjoys being active.  She started with dance and gymnastics, then moved on to Group Exercise classes (Boot Camp, Step, etc.), and now cross-training and weight lifting at Performance 22.  In 2014, Liz’s son, who competes nationally in Olympic Weightlifting, got Liz started in CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting. Since then every year Liz has participated in the CrossFit Open. In 2015, Liz placed 1st in Northern California in her division for scaled workouts and 604th overall Worldwide. In 2016, Liz placed 19th in Northern California in my division for Rx’d workouts and 217th overall Worldwide. Liz is passionate about encouraging others to challenge themselves and believe in exceeding their potentials!  For the past 15 years Liz has taught Group Exercise Classes. She also holds a USA Weightlifting Level 1 certification and has co-coached athletes at local and national Olympic weightlifting competitions. When Liz isn’t working out or coaching at P22, you can find her out for a long run around Davis or enjoying a smoothie at Nekter Juice Bar! Liz is honored to be part of the P22 coaching team!

Saturdays

11:30 am

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Heather Jepp, Coach

Heather Jepp has been active and training most of her adult life. She taught group strength and conditioning classes at a local Sacramento dance and fitness studio starting in college and then discovered Olympic Weightlifting. She started her  Olympic lifting career in 2013. Going back to her love of supporting people in their athletic endeavors, she began coaching weightlifting in 2015 and obtained her L1 Coaching Certification from USA Weightlifting in 2017. She loves competition coaching at the local and national levels for youth, adults, and masters weightlifters. 

Saturdays

11:30 am

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Tess Compton, Coach

Tess Compton, coach, is an emergency room nurse at a local hospital. She graduated from SFSU with an MSN. When she is not out saving lives, she keeps busy with golf, softball, yoga, running, hiking, conquering Spartan obstacle courses, and coaching HIIT & KiCK.

 
Stepping in to coach H&K, when needed, is Michelle Mejia-Hayes, a high school English teacher, and Nicole Coggins, a PhD student at UCD. 

The gym that your gym told you not to worry about

912 5th St, Suite # 300 Davis, CA

(530) 219-7335​

p22.reese@gmail.com