The Power Team of Fargo

Randy Martin

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Randy started his career at Sanford Health-Fargo in December 1999 as an Exercise Physiologist and in November 2008 he became the manager of the POWER program in Fargo, ND. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Fitness and Sports Science from Minnesota State University-Moorhead in 1992 and his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology-Human Performance from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1994 where he was also a graduate assistant to the Strength and Conditioning Coach. Randy is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) through the American College of Sports Medicine, a Level I Club Coach through USA Weightlifting, holds a FMS (Functional Movement Screen) certification, and Titleist Performance Institute Certified (TPI Certified).

In his career, Randy has assisted athletes of all ages and abilities, work toward their fitness and athletic performance goals through hard work, dedication, commitment, training technique and programming.

Brett Beil

Beil_Brett_WEB160x200Brett earned his bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University where he was a sprint/middle distance athlete on the track and field team. He has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Sanford POWER since 2001. Brett currently trains athletes from ages 8 to 83 and has a particular interest in sprint training, Olympic lifting, and marathon preparation. He has trained numerous athletes who have won a state championship, broken a state track and field record, or had success in sport at the collegiate level. He resides in West Fargo with his wife, Jill, and their children Christian and Lauren.

Al Kraft

Kraft_Al_WEB160x200Al Kraft is an Exercise Physiologist at Sanford Sports Medicine where he is a highly sought-after coach for healthy and injured athletes alike. He has helped athletes at all levels – from youth sports to professional ranks – achieve their highest levels of performance in a variety of sports.

Al received his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology through St. Cloud State University. He is also a certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Prior to that, he graduated from Concordia College with a double major in Exercise Science and English Writing. Also, Kraft is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) through the American College of Sports Medicine, and holds a FMS (Functional Movement Screen) certification.

Al has been in the Sports Medicine field for over 23 years and joined Sanford in August of 2000. Although prepared in numerous aspects of fitness and sports medicine, Al specializes in rehabilitation, corrective exercise, and performance enhancement.

Sam Thielen

Sam ThielenSam earned Bachelors’ degrees in Fitness & Wellness and Health and minors in Psychology and Coaching at Mayville State University in 2014. While attending MSU, he played baseball for the Comets and participated in two NAIA National Tournaments in 2012 and 2013. He also earned his Master’s degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition from North Dakota State University in 2016. While attending graduate school, Sam was the Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Baseball, Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, and Softball at Mayville State University. Sam is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and he enjoys working with athletes of all sports, ages, and abilities to help them learn and achieve their potential.

Kendall Railing

Railing_Kendall_MUG_RGBKendall graduated from Valley City State University in 1993 and attended South Dakota State University from 1993 to 1995. He has over 20 years of experience in the Strength and Conditioning field. Kendall maintains certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (1997) and American College of Sports Medicine (2001). Previous certifications include USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach and Level 2 Endurance Coach and USA Weightlifting. Kendall and his wife Chaundra have 7 children and live in Fargo.

Tanner Paulson

Paulson_Tanner_MUG_RGBTanner graduated from North Dakota State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and minors in Psychology and Business Administration. Tanner is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. While attending NDSU, he worked as a personal trainer at the Wallman Wellness Center on campus. Tanner was also an intern at the Sanford POWER in the spring of 2016. His interests, in exercise physiology, include performance enhancement and injury prevention for athletes of all ages and abilities.

Dylan Masloski

Masloski_Dylan_MUG_RGBDylan Masloski graduated from the University of North Dakota in August of 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. He interned in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as an Acceleration Specialist and a Strength and Conditioning Coach in the summer of 2016. He’s excited about the opportunity to work with athletes of all ages and sports to improve their strength, speed, agility, and injury prevention.

Bryce Schmitt

Schmitt_Bryce_MUG_RGBBryce Schmitt graduated from Lake Superior State University in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan in 2016. Schmitt graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and a minor in coaching. He played 4 years of Division 1 college hockey at Lake State. The first two seasons were part of the CCHA league and the last two we were part of the WCHA league. During his senior year, he served as Assistant Captain. Schmitt’s hometown is Minot, North Dakota and during the summers, he trained youth, high school and college athletes along. He enjoys working with athletes on the hockey treadmill and the overall training of athletes in all sports and ages.