Designed by Coach Chad Herr, our athletes will be introduced to a holistic program for strength and conditioning. Combined with his deep understanding of lacrosse, this training ensures that our athletes at MAC will be well-prepared, conditioned, and ready to excel at higher levels of competition. Whether it's lacrosse or hockey, boys or girls, Coach Herr's training programs are designed to push athletes to their peak performance and beyond.


Session beginning mid July.

One hour sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays for ten weeks.

Boys 2025-2026 9am

Boys 2027-2028 10am

Boys 2029-2030 11am

Girls 2025-2027 Noon

Girls 2028-2030 1pm

Limited to only 10 athletes per session. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.


The ten week summer session includes a custom strength training plan, dietary regimen and performance tracking.


  • 10 Small Group Sessions (10 athletes max)
  • 10 weeks- 2 sessions/ week
  • $600

Coach Herr Strength Coach Bio:

Coach Herr brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the MAC as the head strength coach. Chad has been a prominent figure in the bodybuilding community, having competed in numerous bodybuilding contests both within Minnesota and nationally. His dedication to the sport and comprehensive understanding of strength training makes him an exceptional coach for our athletes.

Chad's notable achievements include participating in prestigious competitions such as the NPC Twin Cities Open and the NPC Minnesota State Championships. He has over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry, excelling as a competitor, trainer, competition promoter, and judge. His extensive background includes designing personalized nutrition and training programs tailored to athletes' specific needs, helping them achieve peak performance.

In addition to his practical experience, Chad holds several accolades and positions within the bodybuilding community. He has been involved with the NPC (National Physique Committee) and has contributed to various aspects of bodybuilding events, from organizing competitions to judging and mentoring upcoming athletes.

For more detailed information about Chad Herr and his professional journey, please visit the NPC Twin Cities Open website and the NPC News Online platform.

Enhancing Athletic Performance

Coach Herr's extensive knowledge in developing personalized nutrition and training programs will be instrumental in preparing our athletes for their next level of performance. His comprehensive approach ensures that each athlete receives a tailored plan that maximizes their potential, focusing on strength, agility, and overall fitness. His expertise will undoubtedly help our players enhance their physical capabilities, improve their game, and reduce the risk of injuries.

Lacrosse Background

In addition to his bodybuilding credentials, Chad played collegiately at Minnesota State university along side Coach Limpert and has a solid foundation in lacrosse coaching. He currently serves as the head coach for Wayzata High School Boys varsity lacrosse team, where he has successfully led the team and developed young athletes. His dual experience in strength training and lacrosse coaching uniquely positions him to understand the specific physical demands of the sport and to design programs that enhance performance on the field.

Summer 2024

Small group weight training sessions led by Coach Chad Herr.

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