Performance & Wellness

The Menlo School Performance and Wellness Department is committed to providing our competitive student-athletes the means by which they develop attitude, work ethic, mental toughness, discipline, and pride in self and program.

Menlo School student-athletes are prepared to train consistently, sensibly, and systematically over a designed and designated period of time, in a safe and professional environment to prevent injuries and enhance performance.

Mission Statement

The Menlo School Performance Department aims to consistently facilitate the holistic development of student-athletes through relational leadership, data informed methodology, and standardization.


To be a leader in student-athlete development, we believe it’s crucial to create a competitive training culture that promotes relationship growth and success that is maintained by mutual commitment and trust between athlete and coach.

High Performance Framework

Student-Athlete Centered

An integrated approach to player performance principles centered around sustainable long-term athletic development.

Growth-Mindset Oriented
A challenging and engaging training environment in which athletes and coaches continually pursue excellence.

Education Focused
Encouraging environment of self-confidefce, critical-thinking, and the development of life skills.

Sports Science Evidence Based
Optimization of decision-making through the use of current research and best practice, and usage of world-wide recognized sports performance technology.

Comprehensive Wellness Priorities

  • Sleep hygiene
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Emotional Awareness and resiliency
  • Cultivation of life skills for long-term health and performance

Performance Room Features

  • TeamBuildr Strength and Conditioning programming software
  • Hawkin Force Plates
  • Perch Velocity Based Training
  • GPS

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Menlo’s Performance and Wellness program? Wonder if your child should start training? Answers to frequently asked questions.

Sports Performance Staff

Daniel Hicker

Director of Sports Performance and Wellness, Program Director and Coach for Boys Soccer

Caroline Howard

Assistant Sport Performance Coach

Cole Marmor, Assistant Director of Sports Performance
Cole Marmor

Assistant Director of Sports Performance

David Trujillo, Varsity Baseball Head Coach, Middle School Physical Education Teacher
David Trujillo

Varsity Baseball Head Coach, Middle School Physical Education Teacher

Strength and Conditioning
Frequently Asked Questions

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