Sports Upgrade was formed with the purpose of helping athletes at all levels to maximize their potential.  We believe in using methods that are scientifically based and fundamentally sound to instruct athletes.  A properly trained athlete will be able to perform at a higher level and may also have a decreased risk of injury.  

Mark Benedict PicSports Upgrade was founded by Mark Benedict.  Mr. Benedict has been a Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1996.  He also holds the title of Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.   Since 1996 Mr. Benedict has been working with athletes in Florida.  During this time he was responsible sports medicine care for athletes in all sports at the schools the schools that employed him.  He also has experience designing and implementing strength, speed, and agility programs for athletes of all ages.  This includes athletes who are currently in the NFL, CFL, and AFL.