Take Your Game To The Next Level! (609) 638–1200

609 638–1200 | 1373 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose, CA 95128

Meet Coach Duane Carlisle

Duane Carlisle exemplifies excellence in Performance Training. He recognizes and understands the value of mental skills training in the development of champions. I highly recommend if you want to take your performance to the next level, take advantage of Coach

Pat Ivey, Ph.D.
Associate Athletic Director for Student Athlete Health and Performance, University of Louisville

I have personally witnessed Coach Carlisle mentally and physically transform driven and focused individuals in a relatively short period of time. His training system and approach is perfect for a Business executive who is time challenged. He sessions are time

Paraag Marathe
Chief Strategy Officer and EVP of Football Operations | San Francisco 49ers

I’ve had the great opportunity to work with Coach Carlisle and believe he’s one of the most inspirational leaders I’ve been around. His passion and enthusiasm to bring out each athlete’s best is so admirable. What really makes Coach Carlisle

Cathy Wright-Eger
John R. Wooden Leadership Institute Coordinator | Purdue University

In the time I spent with Coach Carlisle I witnessed, not only his innate ability to demand excellence simply by his presence and demeanor, but also his ability to bring out the best in everyone around him. Time and again,

Nicodemus Christopher
University of Missouri, Director of Athletic Performance for Men's Basketball

Duane and his team listened to our specific needs and put together an assessment and fitness program that meet those needs. Their execution and professionalism in implementing this program to a group that had never been exposed to such methods

Dave Yeast
Coordinator of Baseball Umpires PAC-12 Conference

Both personally and professionally, Duane Carlisle is by far one of the greatest individuals I have ever had the privilege to know, work with, and learn from. While Coach Carlisle is a best in class athletic performance coach, it is

Dr. Nick Winkleman
Head of Athletic Performance and Science | Irish Rugby Football Union

Coach Duane Carlisle and I have been close friends for 12 years. He is a student, continually adding to his unsurpassed body of knowledge; he has a unique ability to teach and to explain; most of all, he is a

Johnny Parker
3-time Super Bowl Champion Hall of Fame Strength and Conditioning Coach

Duane is an initiative leader. His ability to clearly communicate and integrate sport science principles within a practical setting to a diverse range of individuals is a testament to what a great coach, leader and mentor Duane is.

Dr. Tania Spiteri, PhD, ESSAM
Professor, Notre Dame University in Perth, Australia

What sets him apart is his grasp of the full recipe needed for superior performance. When it comes to diet, I have consistently been impressed on the importance Coach Carlisle has placed on proper nutrition to help support performance goals.

Dr. Catherine Saenz, PhD, RD, CSCS
Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University

Upon assuming my role as Vice President of Officiating at the Pac-12 Conference, Duane and Lightning Fast were brought on board to develop and launch similar programs for our officials. After two years, Pac-12 football officials have shown improvement in

F. David Coleman
Vice President of Officiating | Pac-12 Conference

Working with Duane has taken our officiating program to the next level. Duane has provided tools and resources for our Game Officials covering the entire range of both physical and mental performance. With Duane, our staff is better equipped to

Dean Blandino
former Senior Vice President of Officiating, NFL

Coach Duane Carlisle, MSc, MSCC is recognized by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association as a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. It is the highest honor that can be achieved as a strength and conditioning coach--representing professionalism, knowledge, experience, expertise, and longevity in the field.

He was the former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the SF 49ers, Director of Sports Performance at Purdue University overseeing 18 Sports, and Director of Strength and Conditioning at the Lawrenceville School in Princeton, New Jersey, overseeing 22 sports. Coach Carlisle has also trained over 1,000 high school athletes who have received Division 1 scholarships in over 14 different sports.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing a game of chess, loves grilling, and occasionally dabbles in photography and videography.

Professional Sports Teams Experience

  • San Francisco 49ersHead Strength & Conditioning Coach
    San Francisco 49ers
  • NFLFitness and Wellness Consultant
  • Philadelphia EaglesSpeed Development Consultant
    Philadelphia Eagles
  • Tampa Bay RaysSpeed Development Coordinator
    Tampa Bay Rays
  • Philadelphia ChargeStrength & Conditioning Coach
    Philadelphia Charge
  • Philadelphia ChargeStrength & Conditioning Coach
    New Jersey Pride

Collegiate and High School Experience

  • Fitness Coach | Stanford University, School of Medicine – Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) – Health Improvement Program
  • Fitness and Wellness Consultant | PAC 12 Football Officials and Umpires
  • Director of Sports Performance | Purdue University
  • Director of Strength & Conditioning, Fitness Services | The Lawrenceville School
  • Director of Strength & Conditioning | LaSalle University
  • Sprint and Jump Coach | Penn State University

Top Story from Purdue Exponent

Duane Carlisle is leading a technology revolution in Purdue sports performance

By ATREYA VERMA Staff Reporter Nov 16, 2016


Client Testimonial

Other Experience

  • Founder, Owner, and Trainer | Carlisle Training Systems and Lightning Fast Training Systems
  • Former-Performance Advisory Council | Under Armor
  • Former-SPARQ Network | NIKE


  • An Independent Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with The John Maxwell Team | The John Maxwell Team
  • Certified, Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1
  • Certified, Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 2
  • Certified, Movement and Mobility 101, MWOD Institute
  • Certified, Movement and Mobility 102 (MWOD Coach's Course), MWOD Institute
  • Certified, Strength and Conditioning Specialist | National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Master Strength and Conditioning Coach | Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, License 143
  • Sports Performance Coach | United States Weightlifting Association
  • Certified Personal Trainer | NASM
  • Certified, Reflexive Performance Reset (Level 1 & Level 2)
  • Certified, Functional Strength Coach (Mike Boyle Strength & Conditiong)
  • CPR | Heart Association


  • Master of Exercise Science (M.S.), Strength and Conditioning | Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Major: Economics, Minor: Physical and Health Education | University of Maryland College Park
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