Dr. Brandon Marcello has over 20-years experience in the performance enhancement industry. As a high-performance strategist, he takes forward-thinking organizations and elite athletes to the next level of their game - and careers. Having extensive involvement in both the applied and research worlds, he has implemented successful, high performance training programs for professional, Olympic and collegiate athletes. Continuing his work with the U.S. Department of Defense and Draper Labs, Brandon has recently been tasked with defining the future of soldier performance.
Most recently serving as the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford University, Marcello’s role was to oversee all aspects of athletic performance enhancement for the 36 intercollegiate sports. During his seven years at Stanford, Marcello initiated cross-department collaboration with many of Stanford’s academic departments, including, but not limited to the Stanford Sleep Center, Center for Longevity, bio-engineering, Residential and dining enterprises, Stanford surgery, neuroscience, and the Hoover Institute.
Prior to his time at Stanford, he served as the Director of Performance for USA Softball, and implemented all athletic development programs for the US Olympic Pan American and World Championship softball teams.
In 1999 he was approached by Mark Verstegen to join him in Tempe, Ariz. to help create EXOS (formerly Athletes' Performance (AP)), a world class training facility for professional and elite athlete.
Prior to his work at the Arizona facility, Marcello was a Performance Specialist at the International Performance Institute (IPI) of the IMG Academies in Bradenton, FL.
A recognized author, researcher and international presenter, he routinely speaks around the world on a number of topics pertaining to elite-level training and performance.