Dr. Christopher Myers, Ph.D., CSCS, CISSN.
Dr. Christopher Myers is the Head Coach & founder at 3 Sports Science. Additionally, he works as Exercise Physiologist for Air Force Special Warfare in Germany. Dr. Myers was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio.
He enlisted in the US Army in 1997 and attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, from 2000-2004. Upon graduation, Dr. Myers was commissioned as a 2LT in the Military Police (MP) Corps. As an MP officer, Dr. Myers served three tours to Iraq, served as a Platoon Leader, Battalion Operations Officer (S-3), and Company Commander. He was medically retired in 2012. Dr. Myers was awarded, amongst others, the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Overseas Service Ribbon x3.
Upon retirement, Dr. Myers started the process of obtaining his doctoral degree. He entered the Clinical Exercise Physiology Masters Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in November 2012.
Dr. Myers served as the Exercise Physiology Laboratory manager while attending the program. Upon graduating in May 2013, Dr. Myers won the University of Louisiana at Monroe Research Symposium with his Masters's Thesis titled “The Calculation of Torque Generated by a Swimmer’s Arm During the Freestyle Swim Stroke.” Following graduation, Dr. Myers entered the Exercise Physiology Program focusing on skeletal muscle physiology at Florida State University. He conducted his doctoral research and post-doctoral fellowship research with the Navy Experimental Dive Unit in Panama City Beach, Florida, from January 2015 – June 2019. During this period, Dr. Myers served as an associate and primary investigator researching the effects of hyperoxia on human performance in Navy Divers. From May 2013 – June 2019, Dr. Myers made several presentations at national conferences and published his research in several notable peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Myers served as an Assistant Professor at Radford University, teaching Allied Health, Strength and Conditioning, and Human Performance courses from August 2019 – November 2020.
At Redford University, he conducted research testing with swimming power meters. Based on his research and coaching experience, he recently published the book Triathlon Training with Power.
Dr. Myers is a certified USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance Coach, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach, American Swim Coaches Association Level 3 Coach, IRONMAN University Certified Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutritionists, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).