Stephen Vaught, Founder & President
Stephen earned his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Virginia Tech where he served as a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Stephen has over 15 years experience working with athletes of all ages and sports. Stephen is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise and a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute. Before founding API in 2004, Stephen served as the Fitness Director and Personal Training Coordinator at the Skyline Sport & Health Club (Falls Church, VA) and the Annapolis Athletic Club (Annapolis, MD).
Keith Matney, Executive Director of Operations
Keith has over 25 years experience in successfully directing new business start-ups and launching new product lines for existing companies. During his career, Keith has been a small business owner/operator as well as a National Sales & Training Manager and North American Marketing Manager for two multi-national construction product manufacturing companies. Keith is a Certified Sports Arena Operator with US Indoor Sports Association and has over 5 years experience as an Operations Director for a multi-sport indoor facility. He specializes in facility conversions and has successfully converted an ice rink arena and an indoor tennis facility to multi-sport turf and flex court facilities.
Ben Jenkins, Sports Performance Director
Ben earned his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology from West Liberty University where he was a four year starter on their NCAA II football program. Ben has over 10 years experience working with athletes of all ages and sports. Ben is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Functional Movement Screen Certified Expert. Before joining the API team, Ben worked as an exercise physiologist at Mason Rehab Physical Therapy (Wheeling, WV) and as the Fitness Director and Personal Training Coordinator at the Annapolis Athletic Club (Annapolis, MD).
Belinda Bryant, All-Sport Kids Academy Director
Belinda received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland. Belinda has coached girl’s soccer for 10 years and is currently a certified referee for FIFA and Futsal. Prior to joining API, Belinda served as the Director of Soccer Tots and the General Manager at the Maryland SportsPlex where she was credited with the success and development of the company’s childhood development programs including Soccer Tots, Multi-Sport Kids and Lacrosse Kids.