PHASE 1 SPORTS

Mike Waters, founder of Phase 1 Sports and former running back at UNLV, brings his 14 years of elite athletic performance training, together with the most experienced training staff ever assembled in Las Vegas, to the 18,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility formally known as Athletic Gaines Las Vegas. For both AGLV clients and Phase 1 clients, much will stay the same. We will continue to offer training for every athlete at every level from affordable group classes to one-on-one private training and sports-specific skills development.  Now, under our new brand, Phase 1 Sports, and led by Mike Waters himself, we will also offer a complete nutrition program, meal prep service, and nutritional supplements. For athlete recovery we will also be providing cyrotherapy by SubZero along with Scott Pensivy's FYZICAL Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation.

The ultimate goal remains the same, help every athlete maximize their potential and get to the next level. Now with the new brand of Phase 1 Sports, our athlete development program, camps, combines, and recruiting services will be the premier program in the nation! 

Meet the team behind Phase 1 Sports

MICHAEL WATERS, Partner, co-founder 

Michael Waters built a name in the sports industry by combining exceptional skills in performance training, entrepreneurship, and sports marketing. He has been the principle owner of Phase 1 Sports in Las Vegas since 2003.  His leadership has played a major role in the success of hundreds of athletes. Athletes of all ages and sports have reached their maximum potential under Michael’s guidance and direction. Read more.


Mark Henness, Partner and co-founder 

Mark has been a 25-year resident of Las Vegas. He opened Athletic Gaines, Las Vegas to fill a need in the community for sports specific training for youth athletes. Both of Mark's sons played high school football and Mark saw the undeniable benefit of performance training as it related to their success both on and off the field.  Each of his boys were named team captains of their teams and each had the opportunity to play football at the college level.  More importantly, Mark saw how the boys' success on the field translated to success off the field in countless ways. Read more.

 

 The Mission is to utilize passion, purpose and education to assure that every member of Phase 1 Sports maximizes their full potential. "We make your goals our goals and we won't stop until we reach them" -M. Waters   

 

Athlete development

To maximize athletic potential, there are four main areas of focus – performance training, nutrition, recovery, and most importantly, mindset. Phase 1 Sports has created an integrated approach to successfully combining these focal points. As athletes progress to more competitive divisions, the expert team at Phase 1 Sports will be there to guide them through every level..

Adult athletic cross-training

Adult AX remains one of the most effective ways to reach your health and fitness goals. After an initial consultation, an individualized training program matched with a custom nutrition plan will be your drivers to improvement. Whether it is timeline specific or a lifestyle change, Phase 1 Sports provides progressive training programs to help you reach your personal best.

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Competition Preparation

Our Mission: To exceed personal goals, drive results and ensure that each and every athlete emerges mentally tougher, physically stronger and ready to hit the stage..