The Power Team of Bismarck

Chris Rivinius
Manager

Rivinius_Chris_WEB160x200Chris Rivinius is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) at Sanford POWER and has been an employee since POWER came to Bismarck in the summer of 2015. Chris is a Bismarck native, and before working at POWER he was an intern and employee of Healthways Training Center as Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He attended the University of Mary where he acquired a degree in Exercise Science/Physiology and is a Sport Performance Coach with USAW. Chris has experience training a wide variety of athletes and clients of all ages and abilities and enjoys making training a positive, exciting experience. He enjoys seeing clients develop into great athletes and reach their goals with hard work, perseverance and proper programming and exercise techniques. Chris likes watching and playing sports, camping, and reading to continue to expand his knowledge of the strength and conditioning field.

Nick Jolliffe
Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Joliffe_Nick_WEB160x200Nicklaus Jolliffe is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) at Sanford POWER and has been an employee since the fall of 2015. Nick is a Bismarck native, and before POWER was an intern at Healthways Training Center. He attended the University of Mary where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science/Physiology and a Master’s degree in Human Performance in Kinesiology. Nick also played five years of football at the NCAA Division II level, under a certified strength and conditioning program, in which he received All-Conference and All-Academic Awards. He is a member of USA Weightlifting and a level 1 Sports Performance Coach. He has trained with and worked with a wide variety of athletes of all ages and abilities. Nick enjoys making the POWER center a positive environment full of energy and excitement. His hobbies are watching and playing sports, hiking, fishing, and continual research of strength and conditioning.

Troy Guptill
Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Troy_GuptillTroy Guptill is an athletic trainer and Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) at Sanford Power where he has been employed since May 2017. He attended the University of Mary as a student-athlete and after graduation worked there as an assistant athletic trainer. He is a Sports Performance Coach with USA Weightlifting, and a Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He works part time at a rural ambulance service as an Advanced EMT.

Stephanie Starr
Registration and Billing Services

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Stephanie joined POWER in March of 2018. Stephanie is in charge of all registration and billing services. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications, Political Science and Honors. Stephanie is also involved in Bismarck’s Young Professionals Network and serves a member of their leadership team. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys kayaking, fishing and reading.

Dalton Weisz
Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Dalton Weisz
Dalton Weisz is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) at Sanford POWER. Dalton is a Bismarck native, who was previously an intern at POWER. He has also completed field experiences at Healthways Training Center and North Dakota State University, where he primarily worked with baseball and volleyball. He attended North Dakota State University where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in Psychology. Dalton is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and USA Weightlifting, where he is a Sports Performance Coach. He has worked with wide spectrum of athletes/clients of all ages and abilities ranging anywhere from 8 to 70 years of age. Dalton’s hobbies include hiking, biking, reading, snowboarding, and spending time at his cabin.

Rachel Iverson
Sports Nutritionist

Rachel Iverson
Rachel Iverson is a Licensed Registered Dietitian (LRD) at Sanford Power. Rachel attended North Dakota State University where she earned a Bachelor’s in Dietetics and a Master’s in Exercise & Nutrition Science. She wrote her thesis on high school athlete nutrition recommendations. Rachel worked as a personal trainer, yoga, spin, and boxing instructor for 6 years while attending school. She also worked as a research assistant on studies involving dietary protein intake and muscle quality. Rachel enjoys working with athletes of all levels to improve their performance. She spends her free time strength training, reading, trying new recipes and running with her greyhound, Vivian.