Sports Performance Staff

Learn more about our staff, and choose the sports performance specialist you want to work with based on your needs.

Greg McElveen, MS, MBA, CSCS, Duke Sports Performance Program Director, holds a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and has worked with athletes of all ages (ranging from 8 to 91) in dozens of sports. His clients range from people with complicated medical issues to professional and elite athletes who run the absolute power to extreme endurance gamut from NFL players to Ironman triathletes. Greg has earned certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, International Sports Medicine Association, and American College of Sports Medicine. He has competed in football, soccer, baseball, track and field, and wrestling, which he also coached. He is a passionate endurance athlete and has participated in many 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, long-distance cycling events, and triathlons. His most memorable experiences are three Grand Canyon wilderness marathons. Greg was a sponsored triathlete and road cyclist. Email Greg McElveen or call 919-667-3440.

Matt Radzom, MS, RCEP, PES, CES, MBA, M-GM, FACHE, is an Ironman Triathlete, Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Flexibility Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Matt earned four academic degrees including a master’s degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Performance Enhancement, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Science, a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, an MBA, and a master’s in Global Management. Having distinguished himself as an administrator and Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives, Matt’s truest interests now put him in place to help competitive athletes, former competitive athletes, and all active people who want to improve their physical capacity whether healthy or with chronic conditions or recovering from injury or surgery, while applying his acumen in health care operations. Matt also provides online training and coaching, enabling people all over the world to benefit from his expertise in performance and health. Ongoing communication with Matt continuously motivates his clients to keep progressing their current training level and long-term health. Recently, because of Matt’s passion to help his clients in both performance and health, he became a National Diabetes Prevention Program Certified Lifestyle Coach. Email Matt Radzom or call 984-329-2697.

Joao Valerio, ACSM-HFS, holds a degree in health education, earned the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health Fitness Specialist Certification, and has worked with a full spectrum of clients.  Joao played soccer at Ithaca College and has a strong soccer skill set. He specializes in sport-specific strength, power, balance and proprioceptive training.  Joao focuses on training movement patterns and building foundational strength to avoid injury, all while developing improvements in strength and endurance.  Email Joao Valerio or call 919-724-1921.