Coach Beith holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, and holds numerous certifications in Sports Performance. He is recognized by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS), National Academy of Sports Medicine (PES), American College of Sports Medicine (HFI), International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA), Certified Speed & Agility Coach (CSAC), Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach (CWPC), Certified Program Design Specialist (CPDS), Certified Sports Nutrition Coach (CSNC), Master Sports Performance Coach (MSPC), and USA Track & Field Coaching Level II (Jumps, Sprints, Hurdles and Relays).
Coming out of college he ran the the largest personal training department in Boston. But his love for athletics took him away from personal training and into coaching. Being a track sprinter in college, his passion was in speed training & athlete development. As a performance coach, his concepts and products have helped thousands of athletes & coaches around the world. As a high school track coach, he is lucky enough to help develop youth athletes.
From athletic development to fitness business development – consulting, lecturing and teaching – he always strives to help each client achieve their goal and to reach their full potential.
He’s been published in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, STACK Magazine, Elite Fitness, StrengthCoach, Successful Coaching, DragonDoor, and many other publications and newsletters.
Coach Beith believes we can’t do everything ourselves. He understands we need to learn from other successful coaches, so he has brought some of the coaches he thinks are the best in the industry on board so they can share their expertise and experience to help us all get better.
Coach Pat Livesey Jr. comes to Athletes Acceleration from Reach Your Potential Training (RYPT) in Tinton Falls, NJ where he was the Adult RYPT Coordinator & Sports Performance Coach for 3 years. Coach Livesey earned a degree in Exercise Science from University of Louisville and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Performance & Injury Prevention from California University of PA.
Coach Livesey was a two-sport athlete and eight-time Varsity Letter winner during his high-school career at Montclair Kimberley Academy in Montclair, NJ. As the Captain of the Football and Baseball teams his senior year he led the baseball team to a Prep B State Championship and Non-Public B North State Championship.
Coach Pat is recognized by multiple sports performance organizations including the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), a Precision Nutrition Certified Nutrition Coach (PN Level 1), United States Weight Lifting (USAW-1), and the National Sports Performance Association as a Certified Speed & Agility Coach (CSAC), Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach (CWPC), Certified Program Design Specialist (CPDS), and a Certified Sports Nutrition Coach (CSNC). While at University of Louisville he became an avid member of Health and Human Performance Club, working on the fitness staff at the student recreational center, and volunteering as a member of the Louisville Women’s Basketball practice squad (2011-2012).
After graduating he worked as an intern for Seton Hall University Strength and Conditioning (Winter 2015) and at RYPT (Spring-Summer 2015).
McKenzie Meehan graduated from Boston College in 2016 with a Master’s in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Economics. She was a three time captain for the women’s soccer team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. She was named an All-American, All-Region, 1st team All-ACC, and Eagle of the Year throughout her career. She now holds the program record for the most career points, most career goals, and most goals in a single season.
Meehan was then selected 34th overall by the Sky Blue Football Club in New Jersey in the 2017 NWSL Draft. She went on to play for Sky Blue FC for the 2017, 2018 and half of the 2019 season before being traded to North Carolina Courage of Raleigh, NC. The Courage were finalists in the 2019 International Champions Cup and won the 2019 NWSL Shield and 2019 NWSL Championship.
McKenzie also has experience playing for the US Youth National Team. She was first called into the U-18 Women’s Youth National Team, and then the U-20 and U-23 age groups. With the U-20 team, she participated in the 2014 CONCACAF Championships in the Cayman Islands where she earned the Golden Boot en route to the team winning the gold medal. She was also named the the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada during the summer of 2014. She later played for the U-23 team in England where the team won the U-23 Nordic Cup.
McKenzie is originally from Glocester, RI and attended LaSalle Academy. She was named a 2x All-American, a 3x All-Region, and a 3x First team All-State member on the soccer team. She also earned the RI State Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011. The team won 4 State Championships during her time there. Meehan also played basketball for two high school seasons before transitioning to indoor track. She earned numerous accolades for mid to long distance events, including being the 2012 State Champion in the 1000 meter.