Steve Becker graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology.
Becker worked for the Milwaukee Bucks, as an assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2006-2008. In this position, Steve worked regularly with All-star guards Mo Williams, Michael Redd, and 1st overall pick Andrew Bogut. From 2006-2009 Becker also performed volunteer training for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with the Mens and Womens Olympic sports teams.
Becker spent the 2009-2010 basketball season with the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. During his time with Portland he worked with All-star forward Brandon Roy and 1st Overall pick Greg Oden. Representing the Trail Blazers at the 2010 NBA pre draft camp, Becker took player measurements and directed players through strength, speed and agility testing.
While living in Oregon, Steve also volunteered his time training the University of Oregon Men’s basketball team of the Pac-10. He traveled to Boise to set up a strength and conditioning program for the NBDL’s Idaho Stampede, part of the NBA D-League. In addition, Steve worked the Nike Hoops Summit, an international boys high school basketball game featuring the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team and the World Select Team, organized by Nike Basketball.
Steve has also served as a performance consultant for the Chinese National team, Junior National team and other Chinese Professional teams of the CBA at the United States Basketball Academy.
Steve currently owns and operates Athlete Performance, LLC, based out of Mequon, WI. He continues to train several of the Milwaukee area’s elite athletes through sport specific strength and conditioning programs. He has been training NFL prospects for summer training camps, preparing basketball players for the NBDL and over seas. Steve’s experience in the professional and college sports ranks have give him a distinct edge in the development of training programs that target athlete development. His passion for training is reflected in his continued desire to educate and improve as a trainer, always staying on the cutting edge to provide his athletes with the best training programs available.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BA of Science
USA Weightlifting Club Coach, CPR/AED