OTE is an 11,000sq.ft. performance training facility for athletes and adults in the northern San Antonio area.  We utilize modern technological equipment and current evidence based research to design and implement results and goal oriented training programs for our athletes and clients.  Our athlete training philosophy is based on the idea that successful athletes posses several key qualities, such as POWER, EXPLOSIVENESS, MOBILITY, SPEED, QUICKNESS, FLEXIBILITY, and most importantly, a LOW RISK OF INJURY.  Athletes with these qualities have long and successful athletic careers.  Our goal is for our athletes to not only play at the next level, but to excel and set new standards.    

Coaches and Staff

Chris Garrett, MS, CSCS

Founder/Director of Training

Private Coach

Personal Trainer

Chris Garrett has completed 47 hours of graduate level education in the fields of Sports and Exercise Physiology, culminating in a Master’s degree from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. His Master’s degree is coupled with a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.  Throughout his years of training, Chris has become a master motivator, strategic programmer, and human performance specialist. He has a unique ability to design training programs based on the specialized movement patterns of athletes in their respective sport. This ability, when combined with the latest published research, creates the foundation for his athletes and clients to meet and exceed the limits of human performance.

Tony Gennusa, MS, CSCS

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Private Coach

Personal Trainer

Tony began his training career at OTE, November 2016, and trains a minimum of 160 sessions per month to date.  Tony majored in Exercise Science at Texas Lutheran University where he was also a 4-year starter on the baseball team.  After graduating in 2015, Tony continued his education at Texas State University and earned a master's degree in exercise science. While at Texas Lutheran, Tony was named to the All-Conference teams each year, while being placed on the D3Baseball.com and ABCA All-West Region Team his senior season. He is certified through the NSCA with a CSCS certification.

Training Specialties Include:

Athlete Training - All aspects of speed development, explosiveness, strength, power, vertical, etc.

Adult Personal Training - All ages and abilities (weight loss / toning / strength training / general fitness / etc.)

Sport Specifics and Skill

  • Baseball and Softball: swing velocity, exit speed, rotator cuff stability and strength, pitching (baseball only), catching, fielding, speed, explosiveness, etc.

***Check out our podcast interview with Tony to learn more about his training background and the massive range of clients he trains.

Beyond The Weights: EPISODE #6 - Tony Gennusa

Liam Beard

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Private Coach

Personal Trainer

Adult Bootcamp Instructor

Originally from Round Rock, TX, Liam is a former UTSA (D1) quarterback and a recent graduate from UTSA where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science (and minored in Business Administration). In HS, Liam was a top 5 QB in central TX in passing yards and completion percentage.  Training has always been part of Liam's specialties.  He trained youth QB's while in high school, and more recently was a quarterback student coaching assistant at UTSA.  He is currently pursuing his CSCS certification.  

Training Specialties Include:

Athlete Training - All aspects of speed development, explosiveness, strength, power, vertical, etc.

Adult Bootcamp Instructor - weight loss, toning, strength training, overall general fitness, etc.

Sport Specifics and Skill

  • Quarterback Coach - throwing velocity and accuracy, distance accuracy, drops (steps and footwork mechanics), QB knowledge and IQ

  • Football Specific - positional movement mechanics, combine development, 

  • Soccer - speed development, footwork and mechanics, ball skills, first touch, agility, change of direction, lower body stability for injury prevention (knee specific), etc.

Corey Wells

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Private Coach

Personal Trainer