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Mission Statement

To provide the finest performance-training program, professionally implemented, to optimize athletic performance, reduce risk of injury and increase individual/team success.


The primary goal of the LIFEperformance program is to minimize risk of injury by adequately preparing all athletes for the demands of practice and competition. It is well established that effective training programs improve joint stability and joint range of motion, increase muscular strength and power, enhance movement mechanics, and increase energy system function. The end result is a heightened ability to manage the physical stress of competition.

The second goal of the LIFEperformance program is to improve the physical performance capabilities of each athlete and contribute to the success of each individual/team. This is accomplished through consistent, sport-specific training that challenges each athlete mentally and physically. Specifically, movement-based training built on a foundation of proven principles is effectively periodized to prepare each athlete for optimal performance during the competitive season.

The third goal of the LIFEperformance program is to develop character in the lives of the athletes committed to this entity.

Performance Training

The goal of performance training is to increase the physical performance of the athlete in order to enhance sport performance. Physical performance items include:

  • Strength
  • Speed
  • Leg power
  • Total body strength
  • Flexibility
  • Agility

Performance training includes the following components:

  • Dynamic warmup
  • Corrective exercise
  • Plyometrics
  • Speed & Agility
  • Strength training

Meet the Staff

Andrea Bentley, Owner of LIFEperformance

Andrea has been a certified personal and sports performance trainer for 12 years and a Founder/Director of local Sports Performance programs across the upstate for 9 years. She has had much success in increasing the strength of many local stars. Andrea participated in many sports programs in high school then later went on to collegiate athletes. She received a full ride academically and collegiately to play volleyball. Andrea was a four-year starter libero at Lee University where she graduated with 3 conference championships, 2 regional championships, and 2 top ten national appearances. She also finished her last two years named an All American Scholar Athlete.

Andrea has been the Performance Coach for Hillcrest high school (Simpsonville SC) where her teams have won five state championships and one runner up.

Andrea has overcome many physical disabilities as a young girl that has drove a passion in her to help volleyball players achieve the impossible. Her desire was to go to the next level. Now her desire is to take volleyball players to the next level. In order to go to the next level you must train on the next level! She is a firm believer that with God nothing is impossible.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelors in Health and Exercise Science
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
  • USAW Olympic Weightlifting
  • Certified Sports Performance Coach (CSPC)
  • Neuromuscular Stretching
  • Certified Speed, Agility, and Quickness

College List of Andrea's Athletes:

  • Agnes Scott College, GA
  • Anderson University, SC
  • Appalachian State, NC
  • Auburn University, GA
  • Carson Newman, TN
  • Clemson University, SC
  • Erskine College, SC
  • Furman University, SC
  • Georgia University, GA
  • Mercer University, GA
  • Metro State University, CO
  • Pfeiffer University, NC
  • Piedmont College, GA
  • Tusculum College, TN
  • University of South Carolina, SC
  • University of South Carolina Upstate, SC
  • Winthrop University, SC
  • Wofford College, SC

Bill Allerheiligen

Bill has over 35 years experience as a strength and conditioning professional. His work experience includes professional sports (NFL, professional boxing), college sports (Nebraska, Kansas State, Notre Dame, Wyoming) and high school sports.

As a strength and conditioning coach, Bill has utilized scientific research to develop successful programs at all levels. Most sports require speed and power to be successful. To develop and administer such programs requires a great deal of knowledge in the areas of plyometrics, speed development, leg power, and total body strength.

Bill introduced Velocity Based Strength Training (VBT) to LIFEperformance athletes. VBT is strongly supported by current research and emphasizes lifting velocity rather than heavy weights. The result is greater increases in leg power and vertical jump.

Bill has been a college and professional strength coach for 20+ years and a college instructor in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and program design. He has been a strength coach at Nebraska, Kansas State, Wyoming, and the University of Arkansas. Professional jobs include the Houston Oilers, and the training of four World Champion boxers. Strength training for volleyball has included three colleges which went to the NCAA National Tournament. It also includes extensive experience with high school and youth volleyball programs.

Some notable things in his career include: founding member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Strength Coach of the Year, national and international speaker, College sponsor for the FCA, and a textbook author.

Education and Certification

  • BS University of Nebraska
  • MS University of Wyoming
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
  • Fellow of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (FNSCA)

Contact Us

Carolina One Volleyball

PO Box 6338 
Greenville, South Carolina 29606

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 864-404-1963
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