Performance Team

Chason Perry MS, CSCS, AOWL - Owner/Director

With a Bachelors in Exercise Science and a Masters in Athletic Coaching with an emphasis in Strength and Conditioning, Coach Perry brings a wealth of knowledge to Impact Performance RX. He has over 12 years experience coaching at every level with every type of athlete imaginable. Coach Perry has worked as an Assistant or Head Coach capacity with the Atlanta Thrashers (NHL), West Virginia University Athletics, Morgantown High School, US Army Infantry OSUT Brigade, and over 5 years with a US Special Forces unit where he built the entire program for Operators at Fort Benning, Hunter Army Airfield, and Joint-Base Lewis McChord. He also owned and developed the largest youth training center in Cincinnati, OH prior to moving to Columbus, GA in 2011. 

Aaron Fick - BS, CSCS, USAW, FMSC, CF-L1


U.S. Army veteran with ten years of coaching experience ranging from high school and collegiate athletes, to geriatrics and special populations, and everyone in between. He is rooted in the fundamentals of human biology, taking a professional approach to drive guaranteed professional results. No fad-fitness training here, Aaron’s approach to ensuring your results is undeniable and you will never be left guessing if you are progressing towards your goals. If your serious about your goals of fitness or performance then take the right step in training with Coach Aaron!

Matt Bjornson BS, CSCS



In May of 2019, Coach Matt will graduate with his Masters in Strength and Conditioning from Lagrange College. As a U.S. Army veteran, Matt brings plenty of experience to the team both professionally and personally. A 3-sport state athlete in High School, Matt rehabbed himself back into competition status after undergoing 6 corrective surgeries to repair injuries he sustained in the service while overcoming mental and spiritual challenges along the way. After graduating from Columbus State University with his BS in Exercise Science, he worked with a variety of sports teams and individual athletes of all ages to guide them into becoming top performers. Whether you’re a veteran looking to get back on your feet, a young athlete new to the game, or a seasoned competitor, Coach Matt is ready to help you perform at your best.

Jonathan Karastury - BS, CSCS

In May of 2018, Coach Jonathan will graduate Magna Cum Laude from Columbus State University with a Bachelors in Exercise Science. Coach Jonathan is the founder of Runner-Up, a Christian ministry built on the platform of sports, which was the inspiration for his self authored book Runner-Up. Connecting with countless  high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, Jonathan has been fortunate to raise and donate thousands of dollars for his community through his Runner-Up initiative. Jonathan also serves as a Coach and FCA Chaplain for the Northside High School Football team. He works directly with the Quarterbacks, but also with the entire team as a mentor for mental, physical, and spiritual performance.