ProForce Staff:

ProForce credits much of it's foundational understanding to Kevin's mentors Ted Lambrinides, Ron McKeefery, Tony Poggiali, Jim Kielbaso, and Greg Moore. Our staff all have degrees in Exercise Science and takes a business-like approach to the management of our athletes, using ProForce’s comprehensive assessment process to drive programming.  Our staff are avid exercise and nutrition researchers, who applies the latest scientific findings to his sports and exercise training programs. 

ProForce features the best coaching staff in the country.  All trainers have a minimum of a 4-year degree and possess, or are in pursuit of, a certificate from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The staff has decades of sports experience, both as players and coaches.

One thing you will find at ProForce is that there are no egos.  Our staff is dynamic, friendly, supportive, and most interested in you reaching your goals.

Kevin Hollabaugh, MHA, CSCS, USAW, FMSC

Owner/program Director

Coach Hollabaugh's coaching experience has taken him from the University of South Florida to sports performance facilities in Cincinnati, and Indianapolis before creating the ProForce program. Coach Hollabaugh also serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Cincinnati where he teaches Methods in Applied Strength and Conditioning for the Athletic Training department. Kevin received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Master's degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Cincinnati. While studying for his Bachelor's he worked as a student athletic trainer for UC Football and played for the UC Club baseball team. Upon graduating with his Bachelor's from UC, Coach Hollabaugh received the following credentials:  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Level 1 Sports Performance Coach (USAW), and Functional Movement Screen Expert (FMSC). He also served as a Graduate Assistant at the University of South Florida where he worked with the football, baseball, men's & women's basketball, and women's volleyball teams.  Coach Hollabaugh has trained many individuals ranging from inspiring young athletes to future hall of fame professional athletes, with an engaging, scientific, technique-focused style. He has a background as a multiple sport athlete, and still has a passion for baseball and sand volleyball.  He currently resides in Cincinnati, OH with his wife Meghan, son Mason, and dog, Crosley. 

  • CSCS - Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • USAW- USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • FMSC - Certified Functional Movement Specialist
  • CSAC - Certified Speed and Agility Coach


Jim Seeger, M. Ed, RDN, LDN, ATC

Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Director

"Owner of Food Matters"

Jim brings valuable resources to our clients with his expertise in food. He is a sports RD who is a registered and licensed dietitian with a passion for helping athletes achieve their goals through food and nutrition. He is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, Wellness, Nutrition) In addition to his knowledge in nutrition, Jim is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and a seasoned culinary professional providing skill and expertise in food preparation, shopping, and food knowledge. He provides your nutritional goals with practical food solutions that taste good and meets your needs. Along with his food and nutrition expertise, Jim is a board and licensed certified athletic trainer that has experience at all levels of athletics. Jim is a professional who will work you to help meet your goals. Click Here for pricing. 

  • RDN - Registered Dietitian
  • LDN - Licensed Dietitian
  • ATC - Athletic Trainer

Clay Mefford, CSCS

Northern Kentucky PERFORMANCE Manager

Clay is a young coach with an amazing passion for strength and conditioning/sport performance. He started as an intern for us and is now the Performance Manager for our Northern Kentucky location. He graduated from Northern Kentucky University (NKU) where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. While at NKU he assisted with various sports in the weightroom. Clay played soccer in high school and has a passion for working with our soccer clientele as well as any sports. 

  • CSCS - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

David Ayscue IV, SCCC, CSCS, USAW

PERFORMANCE specialist  

David Ayscue joins the ProForce staff after interning for Miami University where he worked with multiple sports including Football  Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Baseball, Golf, Cross Country, and Track & Field. While at Miami University David received hi sBachelor's degree in Kinesiology. He also competed in rugby, crew, and the weightlifting club at Miami University. 

  • SCCC - Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified
  • CSCS - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 
  • USAW - Sports Performance Coach Level 1

Asif Shah, CSCS, USAW, ACE

PERFORMANCE specialist  

Asif Shah is a former professional baseball player that developed an immediate interest in performance training upon the start of his first offseason in 2009. During his subsequent off-seasons, He became progressively interested in the details behind his strength and conditioning programming and began studying why and how certain methods were effective in comparison to others. After 7 seasons of minor league baseball, Asif made the full transition into the strength and conditioning field. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State in 2008 and has earned the following certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Level 1 Sports Performance Coach (USAW), Certified Speed and Agility Coach (CSAC), and ACE Certified Personal Trainer (CPT-ACE). He currently resides in Cincinnati with his wife Amber and their two dogs Axel and Rawlings.

  • CSCS - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • USAW - Sports Performance Coach Level 1
  • ACE - Fitness Personal Training Certification 
  • CSAC - Certified Speed and Agility Coach

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