Move Better. Perform Better.
Call Us: Highland Park Location
(224) 765-5550 1919 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
Call Us: Morton Grove Location
(847) 779-6050 9000 Waukegan Rd Ste 100 Morton Grove, IL 60053
Call Us: Mount Prospect Location
(847) 779-6035 431 Lakeview Ct, Suite E, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
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Meet The Team

Meet The
HPI Team


The IBJI Health Performance Institute is a fitness facility specializing in sports performance, personal training, adult boot camps, post-therapy exercise, and wellness services. Seeing a gap between medicine and performance, the Health Performance Institute (HPI), which is a division of IBJI, was created to provide a collaborative approach to sports medicine, health, and fitness. HPI opened its doors on November 2011 and has experienced steady growth servicing athletes, adults and active agers all throughout the Chicago North shore. From post-physical therapy training to high-level sports performance HPI exists to create a bridge between medicine and optimal fitness for all of its clients. Our team is made up of fitness professionals, certified sports performance coaches, pilates instructors, licensed massage therapists and acupuncturists. Our passion is helping you move, feel, and perform better!
Cory Leman
MS, CSCS, HPI Director
Mike Gaynor
BA, CPT, Highland Park Manager
Kenny Blanchard
ASSISTANT MANAGER, BS, CSCS Performance Trainer & Baseball Specialist
Jordan Nunez
BS, CPT, Performance Trainer, Athlete Academy Coordinator
Izzy Dolba
BS, CPT, Performance Trainer, Figure Skating Specialist
TJ Condon
BS, CPT, performance trainer, baseball specialist
Kimmy Almeida
MS, CPT, performance trainer, head strength and conditioning coach at Vernon Hills High School
Nate VanMetre
MS, CSCS, performance trainer, head strength and conditioning coach at Libertyville High School
Ellen Winick
Director of Integrated Health
Nicole Gillcrist LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Yvonne Gonzalez, LAc, LMT
Licensed Acupuncturist, Licensed Massage Therapist
Yvonne Bennett
Certified Pilates Instructor
Melina Waddles
Certified Pilates Instructor
Nancy Bankier, CAc
Licensed Acupuncturist
Rachida Kalache, LMT
Carly Munson
BS, CPT, Morton Grove Manager
Lauren Von Schaumburg
Assistant Manager, Morton Grove
Brian Carlson
Performance Trainer, Morton Grove
AJ Alfrey
Mount Prospect Manager
Jamie Schrauth
Adult Fitness Coordinator, Mount Prospect
Ron Cacini
Director of Player Development, Mount Prospect
Joel Toribio
Pitching Coach, Performance Trainer, Mount Prospect
Tom Simon
ATC, Baseball Specialist
Lydia Nader
MS, RD, Sports Dietitian
Sylvia Stanhope
MS, NASM, CPPT, Operations Manager
Rachel Kolling
Administrative Assistant, Mount Prospect
Sarina Donohue
BA, Marketing Coordinator