Tim Graf

Tim first started his long track and field career by taking 1st place in Illinois for the 100M dash in 1976. He continued his track career by competing in Division 1 NCAA competition at Indiana University. While at Indiana University, Tim was the Big Ten 300 yard champion in 1978 and 1979, Big Ten champion in the 100M dash, Big Ten Conference champion in the 4X100M relay in 1979 and 1980. Tim Graf also completed the 1980 US Olympic Trials in the 200M dash.

From 1996 - 2006 Tim Graf is the Masters Track All-American in the 100M, 200M and 400M dashes. In 2004 Tim was the Masters National runner-up in the 100M & 200M dashes. In 2012, Tim took 3rd in the Masters National 60M dash and took 1st place in the 4X200M relay.

Tim started Graf Speed Enhancement in 1988 and was the first speed and agility program in the United States. Since then, Tim has trained several NFL, MLB, NBA, MSL and LAX professional players. Currently he is training the Olympic players for softball and track and the National High School Rugby Team.

Gary Rynne

Gary Rynne has been a coach for over 30 years on the youth, high school and college levels. Coach Rynne has been a GSE trainer for 16 years.

James Knudsen

James Knudsen has been a cross country & track coach since 1987 when he took a student assistant position at Kansas State University. In high school, James earned the honors of being the 1981 Illinois State Cross Country Champion and earning the Junior National All American award for the 5000M with a time of 14:10.

His college career consisted of running with the Big 8 team, Kansas State University where he earned the below honors:

* 1986 NCAA Division 1 Cross Country Championship Qualifer
* 1986-87 4 Time All Big 8 Track and Field Team on the 1500M and 5000M
* 1986-87 Cross Country and Track Team Captain, Kansas State University

In his post-college career he won the 1989 Nike National Invitational 5000M in Indianapolis, IN, took 1st place in the 1990 Gatorade Classic 10,000M in Knoxville, TN and ran on the Rebok Athletics competitive team from 1989-1993.

Brianna Hickey

Brianna Hickey is a graduate from Joliet Catholic Academy and was the starting catcher. During her time with Joliet Catholic Academy Brianna made the All-Conference team. Currently she is going to Joliet Junior college where she is coaching softball. Brianna has been a GSE coach for the past 2 years.