Bobby Stroupe is the founder and president of ATHLETE Performance Enhancement Center (APEC). Stroupe and his team built APEC from a grass field in 2005 to a worldwide training leader in human performance today. He serves as the president for APEC, making strategic decisions, designing training systems, and guiding an elite team of coaches that power two locations (Tyler and Fort Worth).
Coach Stroupe directed human performance systems for nearly 20 years, while expanding his influence as an author, consultant, speaker, and educator. His experience includes working with school systems, collegiate teams, professional teams, businesses, corporate fitness, and individuals. His coaching ranges from youth athletes to some of the top names in multiple professional sports, including first round picks and Super Bowl and World Series champions.
APEC has been a part of developing over 20 athletes who trained with its system from grade school all the way to the professional ranks. Stroupe and his team currently support over 100 athletes in the NFL and MLB alone. He has been credited with supporting arguably some of the best in the game of baseball and football, including NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. Coach Stroupe has been featured as a top trainer for multiple sports and athletic performances in Sports Illustrated and USA Today and on ESPN, NFL and MLB networks, STACK, Bleacher Report, and many more.
Stroupe presented on various human performance topics at notable coach’s clinics internationally, including the NIKE Roundtable and the China City Bowl tour. He launched the CAPEC certification at Nike World Headquarters, in addition to doing work with Nike Training and the Nike Young Athlete division. Stroupe serves on the Advisory Committee for Wellness and Exercise at Tyler Junior College, where he and his staff powered strength and conditioning during TJC baseball’s four-times-in-a-row National Championship run.
Coach Stroupe belongs to an elite group of physical therapists, athletic trainers, and human performance practitioners as a Fellow of Applied Functional Science. He has also been named an RSCC*D by the NSCA due to his 10+ years of demonstrating high standards and professional practice.