Open Lift Times

The Open Lift times listed below are for the athlete looking to get extra repetitions and more one-on-one attention in the weight room. Nationwide Children’s Hospital Certified Strength Coach, Chelsea Barr will be providing workout programs and agility training during these Open Lift sessions. You can reach Chelsea by email at eliteperformance@integritygym.com if you have questions.

Cost: $20.00/session
Ages: 11-19  year olds

Registration: We will charge you at time of service for each session. Please email Chelsea if you are new to the program and intend to join an upcoming session.

Vertec Training is available at the open lift times. The cost is $20. Please email Chelsea in advance to let her know that you want to practice using the Vertec.

No Open Lift on Friday, October 25 due to tryouts.

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PLAIN CITY, OHIO – Youth athletes of all backgrounds at Integrity Athletics will now have access to a team of specially-trained sports medicine experts and resources because of a unique agreement between Integrity Athletics and the Sports Medicine program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

As part of the newly-formed collaboration, certified athletic trainers and certified strength and conditioning coaches from Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine will focus on injury prevention, conditioning and age-appropriate educational activities on site. Youth athletes training at the recreational level through elite and competitive gymnasts and volleyball players will have an opportunity to consult with these members of the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine staff.

Integrity members, parents and other athletes interested in elevating their sport performance in a safe environment can request these services at the Integrity Athletics and Elite Volleyball Training Center location in Plain City, Ohio.

“Discussions between our organizations align perfectly with our mission and we are thrilled that this partnership will provide added opportunity and exceptional care to our growing athlete base” said James Wickham, executive director at Integrity Athletics. “Our goal to provide outstanding service to our clients will, with no doubt, be enhanced by this new relationship with the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine program and we are grateful for the opportunity to work alongside their staff in both sports medicine and sports performance training.”

“We are excited for this opportunity with Integrity Athletics,” said Jeff Sydes, lead sports performance specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. “Our sports medicine team takes pride in helping student-athletes elevate their skills to the next level and we look forward to helping all the athletes at Integrity achieve their performance goals, reduce their risk for injury and lift them to long-term athletic success and enjoyment.”

Chelsea Barr

Head Strength Coach

Chelsea Barr, CSCS is a Sports Performance Specialist for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine.  She is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.

Prior to coming to Children’s, Chelsea served as a strength and conditioning coach at the Division 1 collegiate level, working with a variety of sports.  Her extensive experience included training teams at The Ohio State University, University of Illinois, University of Nebraska, and Indiana University. Chelsea began her coaching career working student and professional internships in the collegiate setting. Her early experiences included stints at the University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and Southeastern Louisiana University.

Chelsea earned her BS from Southeastern Louisiana University, where she competed in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the volleyball team.  She also earned her Masters of Science from the Strength Conditioning and Fitness graduate program at the University of Georgia.

Kelly Leonard

Head Athletic Trainer

Kelly Leonard, MS, AT, ATC, is a certified athletic trainer with Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine and is the lead athletic trainer at Integrity Athletics. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training at Capital University, where she was also a member of the volleyball team. Kelly completed her Master’s degree in Athletic Training at Ohio University, where she was the athletic trainer at Southern High School. She was also an approved clinical instructor for the undergraduate athletic training education program.

Allison Barloon

Athletic Trainer

Allison Barloon, MS, AT, ATC, joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a clinical athletic trainer working in Orthopedics in 2019. Before coming to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Allison graduated with her Bachelors in Athletic Training from Simpson College (IA) in 2014 and her Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2016. Allison has worked as a graduate assistant at the collegiate level and a head athletic trainer at the high school level. Allison also completed a one year Athletic Training Residency at the University of Iowa in Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in 2018-2019.