About CPS


CPS’s Founder/CEO is John (JC) Cole. JC is the present Director of Human Performance at Ski and Snowboard Club Vail in addition to the Colorado State Director for the NSCA. His athlete/client list includes the top athletes in the winter sports world such as Patrik Jarbyn, Chris Delbosco and Lindsey Vonn as well as the next group of up-and-comers at SSCV. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach from the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as a 4-time Athlete’s Performance Institute Mentor.

He currently holds certifications in Functional Movement Screening, TRX, Power Plate, and USA Weightlifting. His programs and applications have helped athlete’s achieve numerous FIS World Cup podiums and 2 Gold and 4 Silver X-Games medals in addition to World Championship and Olympic Gold Medals. He is repeatedly asked to present to local, regional, national and international winter and summer sports performance community about their successful design of movement analysis, assessment, programming and system execution that has given his clients productive careers in winter and summer sports.


Mike Benedict is currently the Personal Training and Fitness supervisor at the Aria Club, part of the Vail Cascade Resort, Vail’s most comprehensive fitness facility. Mike graduated from Western State College in Gunnison, CO with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science. He holds a Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) designation from the National Strength Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is Functional Movement Systems (FMS) level II certified. Mike strives to assist his clients to find more efficient and safe movement patterns while constantly pushing to increase performance and work capacity. The list of athletes Mike has helped is as varied as are their individual goals. From extreme skiers to professional bullfighters, many have benefitted from the personal instruction and coaching Mike provides.


CPS Performance Coach Jason Van Heulen is the new Sports Performance Specialist at the Village in Scottsdale, AZ. He is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with distinction. He continues to work with athletes from the British Premier League Soccer Programs, UFC fighters, NCAA Division 1 Football, Basketball and Baseball. He has traveled with the European Hockey League as a performance specialist. Jason’s athlete/client list includes the best athletes from winter and summer sports such as John Spriggs, Kurt Warner and Michael Owen. Jason has been on the leading edge of program design for elite athletes for many years and is also actively sought by members of the local performance training community for presentations and advice on program design and execution. Jason shares JC’s vision of the complete athlete that places emphasis on high-level assessment and functional training for sport performance. An integral part of the CPS team, Jason represents CPS in Arizona and looks forward to meeting your athletic needs.