Joe Henderson has been personal training for over 25 years and coaching for over 22 years. He is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, & CFCP and is PASS certified. Joe also has a certification in Zero to 40 speed development.
Joe was trained by some of the top trainers in the country and has trained with the country’s elite athletes. His dedication and drive gave him the edge to make it to the NFL, his experience and knowledge can help you take your game to the next level.
Joe Henderson graduated from Leo High School in Chicago Illinois. He was a captain two-year All-American in track and football. He held the 200-meter dash record as a sophomore where he led the team to a second place finish in the state track and field finals. He won the 100 meter dash as a sophomore and finished 2nd in his Junior season. Additionally, he was named to the Army All-Star top 100 high school football players and was honored by Mayor Harold Washington as one of Chicago’s top student athletes and was named the Kiwanis player of the year.
Joe was heavily recruited while in high school and after he sustained an ankle injury, he committed to play football for Iowa State University. While at Iowa State, he was a senior captain, three-year starter and four year letter winner. Joe was a two year 1,000 yard rusher, team MVP and All-Conference in 1987-88. Joe also earned All-American considerations in those two years. He was selected to play in the East-West and Blue-Grey all-star games where he started and was named captain on both teams.
Joe was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1989 and played two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. In 1991, he was a first round pick by the Birmingham Fire. After sustaining multiple concussions, Joe finished his career playing for the Barcelona Dragons in1992.
Joe worked as a supervisor for the Boys and Girls Club in Ames, Iowa, He also served as Youth counselor for Youth Shelter Services also located in Ames, Iowa. Joe worked as a director for Youth Services International for five years in Iowa, Michigan, and Texas. He worked as a manager supervisor for Jeffersonville youth corrections in Louisville Kentucky and spent five years working as a director serving the homeless in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He has been coached by Jack Bicknell, Chan Gaily, Jim Criner, Jim Walden, Jim Mora, Ron Meyer, Chuck Banker and Howard Schnellenberger, Bob Foster.
Joe earned his B.S. degree in Family Studies with emphasis on youth counseling from Iowa State University, and a M.A in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. Joe is a CPT, CSCS, Zero to 40, & CFCP and is PASS certified.