Give a gift that fits everyone.
Size: Qty: @  
You have no items in your cart



Nike Performance Council We’ve brought together leading experts in the fields of training, nutrition, recovery, mindset and sleep to create the
Nike Performance Council. Together, they provide research, advice and insights for pros and everyday athletes
alike. Find their work in the Nike Training Club app, NTC Pro and TRAINED by NTC, a podcast from Nike.


John Berardi  Nutrition

Sue Falsone Recovery

John Berardi, PhD, specializes in exercise physiology
and nutrient biochemistry. His work has been published
in textbooks, peer-reviewed academic journals, and in
exercise and nutrition books and magazines. In his
doctoral studies, his research focused primarily on
exercise nutrition; specifically, what to eat before,
during and after a workout to optimize performance.
Through his partnership with Nike, Berardi will explore
how health and fitness is attainable for every
kind of athlete.

Sue Falsone is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Sports Physical Therapy, a certified athletic trainer and
a certified strength and conditioning specialist through
the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
She has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from
Daemen College in Amherst, New York, and a master's
degree in human movement science from the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sue will partner with
Nike to discuss the optimal environment for healing and
performance training.


Ryan Flaherty Training 

Shona Halson Recovery

Ryan Flaherty is Nike's Senior Director of Performance.
Ryan has a Master of Science degree with a focus in
Biomechanics. Prior to his position at Nike, he was the
Founder and President of Prolific Athletes LLC, a sports
performance facility in San Diego, California, where he
trained some of the world's best athletes, including
Serena Williams, Russell Wilson and Marcus Mariota. In
his role with Nike, Ryan brings an in-depth understanding
of elite performance to help athletes achieve their full potential.

Shona Halson is an Associate Professor in the School
of Behavioral and Health Sciences at the Australian
Catholic University. She has a PhD in Exercise
Physiology and over 100 peer-reviewed publications in
the areas of sleep, recovery, fatigue and travel. Shona
was selected as the Director of the Australian Olympic
Committee Recovery Centre for the 2008 Beijing
Olympic Games, the 2012 London Olympic Games and
the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In her work with Nike,
Shona will explore how sleep and recovery affect
athletic performance.


Megan Jones Bell Mindset

Cheri D. Mah Sleep

Megan Jones Bell is the chief science officer at Headspace.
Her work has focused on making mental healthcare
more effective, more affordable, and more accessible,
while changing the culture around mental health and
wellness. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor
at Stanford University and visiting scientific faculty at the
Medical University of Vienna. Megan will partner with Nike
to put mental health on the same playing field as physical health.

Cheri D. Mah, M.D., M.S., is a Clinical and Translational
Research Fellow at the University of California San Francisco
Human Performance Center and UCSF School of Medicine.
Over the past decade, her research has focused on the relationship
between sleep and performance in elite athletes. Through her
partnership with Nike, she will explore the impact of sleep on
cognitive and physical performance across a wide range of sports. 


Jennifer Martin Sleep

Andy Puddicombe  Mindset

Jennifer L. Martin, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine
at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA whose expertise
resides in the relationship between sleep and health. She serves
on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
and is the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Foundation. Dr. Martin will partner with Nike to shed light on the
relationship between sleep and performance of all athletes.

As the founder and voice of Headspace, former Buddhist
monk Andy Puddicombe brings mindfulness to people around the
world. In addition to his meditation training and being ordained in
a Tibetan monastery, Andy has a sports science degree. In partnership
with Nike, he will unlock the connection between a strong mind
and a strong body, helping athletes understand the edge that
a positive mindset brings to their game.


Derek Samuel  Recovery

 Matthew Walker Mindset

Derek Samuel is a licensed physical therapist who has
designed and implemented many industry-changing
programs through his fundamentals of biomechanics.
This includes his pre-NFL Scouting Combine
BioMechanical Evaluation and his core stabilization
program for elite-level athletes. Through a partnership
with Nike, he will provide insights on how any athlete
can benefit from injury prevention, maximize their
efficiency of movement and perform at their best. 

Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and
Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and
Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep
Science. He has received funding awards from the
National Science Foundation and the National Institutes
of Health and is a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy
of Sciences. In his work with Nike, Walker will examine
the impact of sleep on human performance. 


Nike Master Trainers Our Nike Performance Council brings the science—
our Nike Master Trainers put that knowledge to work.
Check out our who’s who of elite trainers from around the world.

App unavailable for this device
App unavailable for this device

Nike Training Club App It all comes together in the NTC app, where our experts guide you through a huge array of workouts, from yoga to high-intensity training.