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Bobby Stroupe is the Founder/Director of Training at Athlete Performance Enhancement Center (APEC) in Tyler, TX. Training is more than a job for Coach Stroupe it is his passion and purpose. Known for his gritty hard work, Stroupe was considered an overachiever. Anything but a standout athlete, Stroupe was able to overcome a devastating hip injury, break a school record in the 100M dash, and earn a football scholarship to D-II Southeastern Oklahoma State. During college his focus changed to helping his teammates' athletic performances. Stroupe has taken his passion of helping athletes reach their fullest potential, and turned it into a career.


Coach Bobby Stroupe has directed Speed, Strength and Conditioning programs for over 15 years. Stroupe got started training athletes for coaching legend G.A. Moore (Texas' all-time winningest football coach with 11 state championships in football and track combined). Coach Stroupe has been published and has been used as a consultant for college and professional teams alike. Coach Stroupe has been featured as a top trainer on ESPN (TV and internet) along with numerous scouting websites. Bobby has presented at the Nike World Headquarters in addition to other coaches clinics. Nike has also commissioned Stroupe and his team to certify the Nike World Headquarters training staff. Bobby has been given high praise for his work by many professional organizations in the NFL and MLB. Stroupe joins an elite group of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers as a Fellow of Applied Functional Science. In an attempt to make an impact at every angle of performance, Stroupe is working on his Masters in Sports Psychology in hopes to enhance the mindset of APEC athletes.



  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS) - Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science
  • Functional Manual Reaction Therapy (FMR) - Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation- Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (P.E.S) - Nation Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S) - National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (C.E.S) - National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • United States of America Weightlifting Certification- Olympic Sports Performance
    Pose Method® Certified (POSE TECH) - Dr. Romanov Olympic Speed Coach
  • SAQI Senior Level Instructor (Speed, Agility, Quickness)
    Physical Fitness Specialist - The Cooper Institute
  • United States Level I Rugby Sevens Coach - USA Rugby
  • Advanced Strength and Power - Dr. Dan Baker
  • Applied Neuroscience - Dr. Sugarman
  • Masters in Sports Psychology (United States Sports Academy 2015)

Stroupe Coaching Career Highlights:

  • 125+ Athletes Coach Stroupe has helped From high School to D1
  • 16+ High School All Americans
  • 12+ College All Americans
  • 8- APEC Athletes recruited and accepted into the United States military Academies (West
    Point, Navy, Air Force)
  • 3- APEC trainers have learned under Stroupe and been hired by NIKE
  • 2- Minor League Baseball Awards for Break out pitcher & Top Reliever in Organization (Rumbelow- Yankees)
  • Rimington Award Winner (best college Lineman) Jake Kirkpatrick
  • #1 rated High School Player in the Nation by ESPN (LB Dalton Santos)
  • Doak Walker Finalist Kendall Hunter (OK state/ 49ers)
  • MLB record Holder Josh Tomlin (most consecutive starts past 5 innings)
  • Super Bowl & National Champion QB Matt Flynn
  • NFL Pro Bowl WR Johnny Knox
  • NCAA record holder/ Super Bowl Champion Graham Harrell (Texas Tech, Packers)
  • MLB Perfect Game- April 21st, 2012: Philip Humber (21st in MLB history)
  • APEC former trainer named Head Strength Coach at Cal (Christopher)
  • APEC former trainer named Director of Elite Programs at Nike Michael Johnson Performance (Abadie)
  • APEC former trainer employees at Nike World Headquarters / Jordan Training Team


Athletic Profile:

  • Professional Football
  • CB/WR (Arena Football)
    Starter, Team leader in interceptions, pass breakups for the Thunder Arena Team.
  • College Football
  • 4 year Letterman / Started 4 different positions
    School Record - Blocked Kicks
    Honor Locker Room and Unity Counsel
  • High School
  • MVP of 3 different Sports
    Football- All Texoma (TEXAS/OKLAHOMA)
    School Records in 100M and Powerlifting (various)
    National Army Student/Athlete of the Year

"I have a passion for seeing people improve themselves and be successful in every walk of life. We strive to create a habit of excellence with our athletes."

-Bobby Stroupe

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