Meet the Coaches

Greg Robins

Greg is the Co-Owner and Director Of Athlete Development for The Strength House. Greg oversees the training and management of our athlete training programs. Going on 12 years of experience, Greg’s approach to development is athlete-driven, taking the best interest of our athletes into account first. He leans on evidence-based approaches in training and motor skill acquisition to bring a truly unique perspective to how we train our athletes. The goal of our program is to keep athletes healthy and motivated while continually improving their physical and movement skill development.

It is important to Greg that our athletes not only become better on the field, but off the field too. He continually designs initiatives that teach core principles such as leadership, community and mindfulness.

Greg has been featured in numerous publications including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness and T-Nation. He is a published author and presenter. Most notably he has spoken for the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and various state and national baseball and softball conferences.

Greg resides in Marlborough, MA, with his Wife Taryn, and daughter, Emerson.

Tony Bonvechio

Tony is the co-owner and head coach for powerlifters and adults at The Strength House. He specializes in helping competitive and recreational lifters get stronger, build muscle and improve their overall quality of life.

A former college baseball player turned powerlifter with over a decade of coaching experience, Tony has achieved elite status as a powerlifter in the 198-pound weight class. With competition bests of a 578 squat, 405 bench press and 584 deadlift, Tony uses his under-the-bar experience along with his academic background to provide lifters with coaching and programming that best suits their goals.

Tony earned his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Adelphi University and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. An avid writer, Tony’s articles have been featured in various publications such as MyFitnessPal, T-Nation and Bodybuilding.com.

Tony resides in North Providence, RI, with his wife, Emily, and daughter, Clara.

Chris Parent

Chris joined The Strength House coaching staff in the fall of 2020 after completing the TSH internship program. A certified trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a Certified Functional Strength Coach, Chris works primarily with our powerlifters and adults.

Chris graduated from Salve Regina University and was a member and president of the men’s rugby team. After graduating, Chris began his coaching career at Equinox in Boston.

A competitive powerlifter, Chris has earned personal best lifts of a 402 squat, 259 bench press and 419 deadlift.

Jake Willsey

Jake joined The Strength House coaching staff in 2021 after completing the TSH internship program. A former Division I college baseball player and hitting instructor, Jake brings a wealth of knowledge to the athletes at our Harvard location.

Jake played college baseball at Tulane University, where he earned All-Conference honors as a second basemen in 2016. After graduating, Jake played professionally for the Southern Illinois Miners of the Frontier League and the Canberra Cavalry in Australia.

Ryan Ohnemus

Ryan joined The Strength House coaching staff in 2021 and serves primarily as a sports performance coach for our athletes. A graduate of Westfield State University with a degree in Movement Science, Sport and Leisure Studies, Ryan is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Formerly the Wellness Director at the YMCA in Attleboro, Massachusetts, Ryan played a pivotal role in organizing and implementing the facility’s first youth fitness program.

An avid powerlifter, Ryan has been competing since 2016 and has posted personal bests of a 407.8 squat, 270 bench press and 512 deadlift.