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Laker Performance

Matt Gegenheimer

Matt Gegenheimer

Director of Sports Performance

Director of Sports Performance

Head Football Coach - PLHS
Exercise Science Degree - Iowa State University
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist - NSCA
Sports Performance Coach - USA Weightlifting

Laker Performance - Assistant Coaches

Pete Hartman
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Boys Track Coach
USA Sports Performance Coach
Ken Klamm
Assistant Football Coach
Head Boys Track Coach
Joe Block
Head Wrestling Coach
Nick Grimme
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Boys Track Coach
Andrew Kurkowski
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Strength Coach
Nate Gutshall
Assistant Football Coach
Kyle Kesselring
Assistant Football Coach
Alan Anderson
Assistant Strength Coach
John Wabbe
Assistant Football
Middle School Performance Lead
Jummy Barless
Head  Girls Track Coach
Jon Tolbert
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Softball Coach
Alex Head
Assistant Football Coach
Assistant Wrestling Coach
Norm Smith
Assistant Strength Coach
Nic Seiler
10th Grade Football Coach
Varsity Girls Track Coach


Laker Performance Apparel Items can be purchased from this store and sent directly to your home anytime of the year. Order Now!!


Laker Performance is a self-sustaining program that pays for all coaches, facility fees, equipment, certification costs, etc.  We do not receive any direct financial support from ISD#719.  We strive to keep our cost as low as possible to be accessible for as many families as possible.  The value of OUR Professional Coaches, Training OUR athletes, in OUR Facility, FAR exceeds the cost of the program.

PE/Health Classes ALL Student/Athletes Should Take While at PLHS

Strength Training (10th - 12th Grade) - Can be taken up to FOUR times while at PLHS.  Pre-Requisite for Advanced Strength Training

Advanced Strength Training (10th - 12th Grade) - Course designed for Student/Athletes to take while IN-SEASON

Leadership and Sports Psychology (10th - 12th Grade) - Class taught by Coach G and outstanding for any aspiring leader.

Boys Fitness 9 (9th Grade) - Strength Training Class designed for 9th Graders

Laker Performance - General Sessions - Fall, Winter, Spring

Fall Session (HS Only)
- After School 3:15 – 4:30 pm
- Starts the second week of school

 Winter Session (HS Session)
- After School 3:15 – 4:30 pm
- Starts in mid-December

*Winter Middle School Session at Twin Oaks - Runs Jan/Feb

Coach Wabbe -

 Spring Session (HS Only)
- After School 3:15 – 4:30 pm
- Starts in mid-March


Summer Schedule 2024

Session #1 – Girls (M/W - 2 Day) – 9th – 12th Grade – 6:30 am to 7:30 am 

Session #2 – Girls (T/Th - 2 Day) – 9th – 12th Grade – 6:30 am to 7:30 am 

Session #3 - Boys – 11th/12th grade – 7:30 am to 9:00 am 

Session #4 - Boys – 10th grade – 7:30 am to 9:00 am 

Session #5 - Boys – 9th grade – 9:00 am to 10:30 am 

Session #6 - Boys – 8th grade –  9:00 am to 10:30 am

Session #7 – Open Weightroom – All Grades – Boys/Girls – 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Session #8 - Boys - 7th Grade - 10:30 am - 11:30 am