Experience and Expertise. Craig brings a level of knowledge, focus, and attention to detail that is essential to excelling in this field. Combine those attributes with his work ethic and you have a dynamic team member. Craig will fill the role of one of our Elite Performance Coaches working with our higher level athletes as well as serving as the facility General Manager.
Craig Acker comes to SPECTRUM after being with the very recognized Titus Performance Training since 2002. He started helping Titus part time and quickly became the company’s first full time hire as a performance coach in November 2002. He has held the positions of Fitness Director, Director of Operations, and Managing Partner during his employment at Titus from 2002-2015.
Prior to starting with Titus, Craig Acker went to Florida State University in the fall of 1999 to become a part of the Strength and Conditioning staff and begin his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, which he completed in the spring of 2001. Craig was on the FSU strength and conditioning staff until October 2002. While at Florida State he primarily worked with Football and Track, but also assisted with sports such as Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, and Softball. His coaching efforts and duties allowed him the opportunity to work with the 1999 National Championship Football team as well as several All-American, National Champion, and Olympic Track & Field athletes.
Craig attained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a Fitness emphasis from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse in 1996. He played Quarterback at LaCrosse and was on the 1992 Div III National Championship Football Team.
He’s trained thousands of athletes from various sports ranging in ages and abilities from novice, intermediate, and professional levels. Craig holds the credentials of Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength & Conditioning Association), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Certified (Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association), United States Weightlifting Club Coach (USAW), National Association of Speed & Explosion (NASE) certified, United States Track & Field (USATF) certified, Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise), and Functional Movement Screen (FMS) certified.