Training Staff

Ian McPherson I Strength & Performance Coach

Ian is a 2006 graduate of Maple Grove Senior High where he was a three sport athlete (football, baseball, track)/ Ian continued his football and track careers at the University of St. Thomas and was a part of the football program's profound turnaround from a 2-8 sophomore season to an 11-2 senior season and their first playoff berth since 1990. Ian graduated in 2010 with a Marketing & Economics degree. After graduation, Ian continued his football career playing three years of amateur football for the Minnesota Sting. Ian finished his football career playing a one-game contract in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Outside of his amateur football career, Ian has worked various roles in corporate finance, operations and supply chain since graduation and has decided to change direction entirely. He plans to transition full-time into performance training and coaching high school football. He currently coaches the Shakopee High School Freshman Football team. AS a part of his transition he is currently completing his education to become a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is on pace for completion in Fall of 2016.


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ALY MCPHERSON I ADULT FITNESS COACH & PERFORMANCE COACH

Aly is a 2007 graduate from South St. Paul High School where she played hockey until 15 and was a part of the dance team program throughout high school.  She continued dancing and  began cheering at the University of St. Thomas.  Aly graduated in 2010 with a Marketing and Communications degree.  She continued her dance career after college by starting, directing, coaching and dancing on the a dance team for a semi-pro football team.  After 3 years of running this program, it was time for her to hang up her dancing shoes.  Outside of her amateur dancing career, Aly has worked various roles in corporate marketing since graduation.  In 2015, she decided to take an entirely different approach.  She received her Weight Loss Specialization from the National Academy of Sports Medicine and most recently became a certified group fitness instructor.  She has fully transitioned from corporate america and now teaches at Lifetime Savage.  In addition to teaching, she spends her time writing custom workout plans and meal plans for clients.  She is excited to continue developing her instructor career and looks forward to boot camp with Starters!