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, Mike Durant will be providing workout programs and agility training during these Open Lift sessions. You can reach Mike by email at if you have questions.

  • $150/month for Unlimited Sessions: The class has a monthly billing process and will be processed to the card we have on file for your family on the 1st of every month. You must email us at to be dropped from the package.
  • $20.00/session Drop-in Price

Ages: 11-19  year olds

Dates and Times: TBA

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.”

Mike Durant

Head Strength Coach

Mike Durant, CSCS, NASM, FMS, NSCA, is a Sports Performance Specialist for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine.  He 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, Mike served as a strength and conditioning coach at Dublin Jerome High School.  His extensive experience included training not only local athletes of all different sports backgrounds, but professional athletes also.

He personally has been inducted into The Ohio State Athletic Hall of Fame for baseball accomplishments from 1989-1991. After college he made his Major League Baseball debut for the Minnesota Twins in 1996.

Coach Durant will oversee all performance and speed training of the Integrity Athletes ranging from Gymnastics to Volleyball athletes.