11240 Alpharetta Hwy, #400, Roswell, GA 30076            (470) 545-3586


Owner/ Director of Strength & Conditioning

Aaron Runner is the Owner and Director of Strength & Conditioning at Full-Stride Performance. A former collegiate hockey player at Plymouth State University, he played his youth hockey locally for the Atlanta Fire Hockey Club before moving on to play Midget Major AAA, Junior A, and NCAA. While at Plymouth State University, Runner earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Health Fitness, graduating with honors, and completed his Master of Science degree in Kinesiology, graduating at the top of his program from the University of Maine.
Runner was formerly the Strength Coach for the ECHL's Atlanta Gladiators, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Husson University in Bangor, Maine as well as a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the University of Maine, and served as an Assistant Coach and Goaltending Coach for the Atlanta Fire Hockey Club. 
Coach Runner is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and also holds numerous other certifications and qualifications. He is a published peer-reviewed author in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and an avid writer for Speed & Strength Training Online. He currently resides in Alpharetta.


  • MS - Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • ​BS - Physical Education & Applied Health Fitness


  • NSCA - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • NSPA - Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach
  • NSPA - Certified Speed & Agility Coach
  • NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • ​NESTA - Sports Nutrition Specialist