Jake Purdy

Interview with Coach Halterman at Lake Central HS

Coach Tom Halterman of Lake Central HS in Indiana has many certifications in Strength and conditioning. He is a certified trainer through the NASM, Certified Speed and Explosion Specialist Though the NASE, Certified Speed and Agility Coach through the CSAC and is also a member of the NHSSCA. He coached for 21 years at East Chicago Central before making the move to Lake Central.

Our Indiana Sales Rep Jared Murphy sold Coach Halterman/Lake Central 3 Alpha STR Half Racks and Benches recently. One of the half racks has a rack mounted Lat Pull Down added which only adds 23″ x3″ to the racks footprint. Coach Halterman likes the versatility that our racks add to his facility, he can add many attachments that will replace stand alone machines and safe valuable floor space.

questions for coach Halterman

Was this your first time working with Stray Dog Strength? 

Yes, this was my first opportunity to work with Stray Dog Strength.

How did you hear of Stray Dog Strength?

I had seen Stray Dog Strength at other clinics that I had attended. I also knew that they were a partner with the NHSSCA.

Why did you choose stray dog strength? 

I chose Stray Dog Strength because I liked the functionality of the rack system that I selected and the various options available to that system that were able to meet my current needs and budget in the weight room.

What service did we provide you that stood out to you? 

Jared Murphy was outstanding during the whole process. He came out and measured the weight room, took the time listen to my ideas and vision and then put together a variety of options for me to consider. He kept all parties informed of the progress of the order and even came out and installed the equipment.

 Would you recommend us to other coaches looking to upgrade their equipment or facility? 

Yes, I would highly recommend Stray Dog Strength for any coach looking to upgrade or start fresh.

 You got to see our equipment in person at the NHSSCA Clinic, what about our equipment sold you on it?

I liked the versatility of the rack system and the quality of the workmanship.

As you can see pictured above and below, Lake Central ordered custom Decal Logos for their racks and custom Stitched Wear Covers and Decal Logos for their Alpha Benches.

Jared Murphy

If you are a High School or College in Indiana, Illinois or Michigan Jared Murphy is at your service. Jared can come visit you, hear your programs needs, measure the facility and propose what Stray Dog Products he think can best help transform your space into a more functional space for your teams.

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