Ben Fairchild, CSCS
Program Coordinator and Head Sports Performance Trainer
This is Ben's seventh year preparing college football players for the NFL Combine. He has not only successfully prepared these athletes, he has conducted University sponsored research on aspects of the NFL Combine. Ben has helped dozens of professional athletes reach their goals. His clients range from pro football and pro baseball players to NFL referees and Olympic-level figure skaters.
With a Master of Science Degree in Fitness and Human Performance and Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Sports Science and Business Administration, Ben takes a business-like approach to performance enhancement. He first assesses needs, then builds the athlete's program paying particular attention to their weaknesses.
Ben is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and he formerly served as strength and speed coach in the Mackie Shilstone NFL Draft Preparation Program at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. Ben has been featured as a sports fitness expert by local and national media, including CBS’s Great Day Houston, The Houston Chronicle and SHAPE magazine. For more information please contact Ben Fairchild at 713.263.6505 or
Film Study Coordinator
Nate is a former Super Bowl champion, playing seven years as wide receiver in the NFL, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. A former Combine participant, Nate has years of experience physically and mentally preparing athletes for the NFL Combine. As film study coordinator for the program, Nate prepares athletes for the Combine and beyond.
Jack E. Jensen, MD, FACSM
With his level of past experience and orthopedic expertise, Dr. Jensen is uniquely qualified to ensure that the medical needs of the program participants are met. He has a great deal of experience in the area of player evaluation and development, especially among NFL-caliber athletes. He has been involved in the player evaluation/physical exam areas of professional sports for many years. He also has experience working with all levels of athletes, from being the team physician for several local high school athletic programs to being a participating physician for U.S. Olympic teams. He is honored to be associated with this program in order to assist athletes in reaching their full potential and goal.