Jason Meisch, TPI MP3-GB2, PEAK Director of Training, K-Vest Advisory Board Member, Co-Director K-Vest Certification Program (Co-Founder)
Jason is originally from Muskegon, MI. Jason earned his BS in Athletic Training from Saginaw Valley State University in 2002 and worked on his Masters studies in Exercise Science at Western Illinois University. Jason is a Level 3 Golf Medical Professional and a Golf Biomechanist certified through the Titleist Performance Institute.Jason is currently working with and consulting for players on the PGA, LPGA, Canadian and Web.com tours.
He is currently providing 3D evaluations and consultations for many Top-100 instructors. His expertise is in rehabilitation, injury prevention, and using 3D and physical assessments to reduce pain/injury in order to maximize a player’s performance. He has worked with many collegiate teams performing strength and conditioning and provided customized fitness programs for beginning golfers, juniors, and the average weekend warrior. Jason also runs a Junior Performance Academy (Ages 9-18) in the Washington DC area designed to help golfers become athletes and athletes become golfers.
Before starting Peak Golf Fitness Jason was the Director of Training and Fitness at a golf fitness facility for 4 years. Previous to moving to the Washington DC area he served as an assistant at White Lake Golf Club in Whitehall, Michigan where he worked with the Junior Golf Program as well as normal golf club services. Jason is also a contributing author for the Titleist Performance Institute and the Golfing Amigos website. He has also been consulted on golf fitness related articles from the Washington Post.
In addition to his medical and golf knowledge, Jason played baseball, basketball, and ice hockey. He also bowled for Saginaw Valley State University and Western Illinois University where in 2004 they finished in 3rd Place at the Intercollegiate Bowling Championships.
Ramsey Williams – (Co-Founder)
Ramsey was born in Newellton, LA. He graduated from University of Louisiana Monroe with in BA in Accounting. Although he played a variety of sports growing up he developed a true passion for golf. He became a Class A PGA Golf Professional, and a Head Golf Professional by the age of 26. Ramsey spent 10 years in various parts of the country, in the golf business managing the day to day operations and teaching the game to players of all skill levels from beginner to touring professional. It was and still is a true passion.
As much as Ramsey enjoys the physical training and golf specific training provided by PEAK Golf, his primary role within the organization is Business Development and Operations.
Dmitri Okorokov, M.S. TPI Fit-2
Dmitri was born and raised in Moscow, Russia until he was 10 years of age and moved to Chevy Chase, Maryland, where he attended Chevy Chase Elementary, Westland Middle, and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High schools. He earned his B.S. degrees in Kinesiology and Professional Golf Management at Penn State University in 2008 and a Master’s degree in Biomechanics at Texas Tech University in May 2012.
Dmitri’s biomechanical expertise comes from being involved in various biomechanical research studies focusing on gait analysis under Dr. Gottschall PhD at Penn State, which led him to pursue a Master’s degree in Biomechanics at Texas Tech University under Dr. Domire. At TTU, Dmitri utilized a 3-D data collection system, force plates, dynamometer, and surface electromyography to complete and defend his thesis, titled – Relationship between Quadriceps Strength and Landing Biomechanics. To complement Dmitri’s biomechanical experiences, he also completed the Professional Golf Management program at Penn State during his undergraduate studies which included internships at Clubgolf Performance Center, where Dmitri met Jason Meisch, Kirsch-Matthews Golf Academy at Blue Mash, and White Flint Golf Park. Additionally, at Penn State Dmitri served as a teaching assistant to professor Pfau for 2 semesters providing golf instruction and organizing tournaments for fellow students.
Outside of Peak Golf Fitness, Dmitri enjoys professional and collegiate basketball and football, baseball, ice hockey, and motorsports. During his high school career, Dmitri played as the #1 golfer his senior year at B-CC HS, and qualified for the Maryland State golf tournament. Dmitri’s junior golfing career also included numerous top 10 finishes in local tournaments and on the Titleist Junior Tour.
Justin Nogay, BS, TPI Fit-2
Justin was born and raised in the DC area. He has been a avid competitive golfer since he began playing as a child. He played 4 years of Varsity golf at Georgetown Prep. In 2008 he was runner up at the IAC Championships and was selected All-Montgomery County. Following high school he played golf at Mount Saint Mary’s.
He finished his BS in Exercise Science at Towson University and has been working with PEAK since his Sr. Apprenticeship. He is currently also serving as an Assistant Golf Professional at Argyle Country Club while going through the PGA Apprenticeship Program. Justin also played high school tennis.
Ryan is a native of Oakland, Florida located just west of Orlando. Ryan received an AA from Florida State University in 2005 and a B.S.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Florida in 2007. Before joining PEAK, Ryan served the Orlando area as a fitness professional providing personal training, group fitness and yoga instruction.
Ryan’s passion for athletics started at a young age while playing youth basketball in the Orlando Magic’s “Junior Magic” league. He lettered in varsity football at Dr. Phillips High School and earned recognition as a Metro-conference All-Star. From 2004-2005 Ryan was a member of the football team at Florida State as a walk-on. After college, Ryan balanced a career in Information Technology with a career playing semi-professional football with the Orlando Rage of the Florida Football Alliance. While with the Rage, Ryan was named a league all-star and was a part of three league and two national championships.
Ryan was first introduced to the game of golf in 2008 and quickly developed a passion for training golfers. He has worked with all levels of golfers ranging from juniors to professionals to world long drive champions. His training is based on movement fundamentals, building strength and developing athleticism. In addition to training and teaching yoga to golfers, Ryan has spent time as a caddy on the Symetra and LPGA tours developing a first hand, elite knowledge of how to play the game.
Warren Watts, MS, TPI-FIT2, NASM
Warren is a TPI Level 2 Golf Fitness Instructor, and is also a Certified Personal Trainer and Golf Fitness Specialist through NASM. He was a member of Peak Golf Fitness before joining the Peak staff, and has been involved in golf fitness for over ten years. As a senior golfer, Warren has personally experienced the benefits possible through golf fitness in terms of increased distance, more accurate shots, avoidance of injury and pain, and most importantly, lower scores. He believes improved golf fitness will benefit anyone regardless of their age or skill level.
While in high school, Warren played football and basketball, ran cross-country, and was a three year letterman as a sprinter in track. During his undergraduate years in college, he regularly played pickup basketball with the University of Colorado’s mens team. He has been playing golf since he was fourteen.
Prior to joining Peak, Warren had a twenty-seven year career in the IT industry as a Network Engineer, and was a Cisco Certified Network Professional. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, and a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications, both from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Warren has lived in the Washington area since 1992.