Brandon Haas - President, Head Coach
Brandon has had a strong devotion to motocross since he started racing at the age of 12. Brandon has earned himself top 5 finishes at Loretta Lynn's, championships at amateur nationals, top 25 finishes at pro nationals, as well as top 5 finishes at professional arenacross events. Along the way, Brandon found his true passion of training other riders and has since been steadily building his roster of racers who are some of the top ranked in the nation. His roots begin in Minnesota, where he started ClubMX. After meeting Zach Osborne and discussing their common interest in building a training facility in 2009, Brandon moved to South Carolina. His eagerness to constantly study and find ways to improve racers' programs is what makes him one of the top trainers in the world. He is a nationally recognized certified personal fitness trainer and serves as the head coach here at ClubMX. Brandon oversees all operations at ClubMX and still races today in his spare time.
Mike Evenson - Riding Coach
Mike is a former pro motocross rider who held his pro license for 7 years and has been a part of ClubMX from day one. He is originally from Minnesota but now calls Chesterfield, South Carolina home. Mike has been a permanent fixture in the motocross community for the past 20 years and is an avid rider to this day. Mike can always be found turning laps on the ClubMX supercross track from time to time. Mike provides the facility and riders with an enthusiastic and motivating training approach. Mike is also responsible for all of the hourly training instruction that is offered at Club.
Ben Graves- Practice Facility Manager and Riding Coach
Ben oversees the day to day operations at the practice facility and is a riding coach. He began racing in 1986. He still rides and competes to this day. Ben contested Loretta Lynn's Amateur National 13 times and has finished in the top ten on several occasions. Education: studied mechanical engineering technology at Purdue university Held an AMA pro license from 1998-2006, competed in the AMA outdoor National series and the East Coast AMA Supercross series.
Tyler McKay-Fitness/Sports Medicine
Tyler Mckay went to school for sports medicine and athletic training. He brings over 8 years of experience and expertize in sports medicine and fitness coaching to ClubMX. Tyler has been racing his entire life and was a former National Motocross and Arenacross Rider. Right out of high school he knew he wanted to better his education in the fitness industry for someday the opportunity to work alongside professional and competitive athletes. His life has been around developing himself in the fitness industry from crossfit to HIIT, to flexibility training, to better his knowledge and bring his experience and expertise to ClubMX members. He is originally from Northern California, but resides here in South Carolina at ClubMX.
Greg Chidgey- Full Time Mechanic
Greg Chidgey has been riding for 10 years and working on bikes long before he had any formal training. He graduated from a 2 year program studying power sports at Georgian College. Greg is originally from Canada and worked for 3 years at a busy, in demand shop called D4 Performance. His experience and skills are an excellent addition to the team. Come visit the club shop for any of your bikes needs (A clean washed bike, tires changed , motor and suspension work and more)! Greg can be found at the club shop with his loyal friend, Kawi, the husky!
Phillip Haas - Track Maintenance
Phil has been with Club the day they broke ground. 15+ years racing experience and 20+ years of equipment operating experience. Phil understands that our tracks need to be rough, wet, rutted and bumpy to make our riders better. He also is the grounds keeper here at ClubMX building fences, pouring concrete and fixing odds and ends around the Club. But don't be fooled, Phil will always find his way out on the track on his #28 Yamaha.
Salina Cannella- Head Chef
Salina has had her Red Seal Chef papers for ten years. With over 15 years of culinary experience. Focusing on the special diets has been a natural progression for her, with being part of the motocross industry for 12 years. She has spent much time taking classes and reading materials related to diet and health. With the passion and love for cooking, she enjoys to be creative and help her family at ClubMX eat healthy, delicious, visually appealing dishes while using quality, organic, grass fed meats. Team work, passionate, positive, are just a few friendly great words to describe her personality. "Anyone can cook but only the fearless can be great."
Debra Meszaros - Body Performance Coach
Debra's combination of years of extensive natural health & holistic education, certification in sports nutrition, thousands of clinical hours as a bio-feedback coach, certified enzyme expert, and her personal athletic experience, including Motocross, provides a strong foundation for the multi-dimensional program ClubMX offers its MX/SX riders. Her program and services go beyond the standard, general programs so riders can 'dial in' their body's performance, bringing it to its highest level.
Timothy A. Laskis, Ph.D. Mental Skills Coach
Since 2014 Dr. Tim has been assisting racers in reaching optimal performance and improving race day results. He has worked with some of the top riders in the 250 and 450 pro ranks. Whether they are just beginning their career as a professional or have several years experience as a factory rider, Dr. Tim has the skills to help them reach their goals. He holds a doctorate (Ph.D.) in clinical psychology from The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), Masters degree in psychology from CSPP and Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey.