Midwest Pride Athletics
Central Iowa's Complete Sports Youth Development Program

About Us


Demathdian Tate C.S.C.S.

Demathdian is a native of Baton Rouge, LA where he was a standout in football and baseball receiving All-State honors in each. He currently lives in Ankeny, IA with his wife Jennifer, two sons Tamden and Dreighton and daughter Tinsley.

Demathdian started Elite Athletic Performance systems in 2007; he developed this program from his experiences in his collegiate and professional career. His passion and goal is to help each athlete achieve their full potential in life and in sports.

Achievements and Credentials:

  • Maple woods community college 1996-1998
  • Junior college all-American 1998
  • Junior college world series All-tournament team 1998
  • Northwestern State University B.S. 2001
  • Northwestern State University Baseball letterman 1999-2000
  • Northwestern State University Football letterman 2000-2001
  • Became Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, C.S.C.S. 2003
  • 2001 Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach Vero Beach Dodgers (A)
  • 2002-2003 Minor League Strength&Conditioning Coach Jacksonville Suns (AA)
  • 2004-2006 Minor League Strength & Conditiong Coach Las Vegas 51’s (AAA)
  • 6 Years In the Los Angeles Dodgers system
  • Trained Athletes like Matt Kemp, Edwin Jackson, Chad billingsley, Andre Ethier, Russell Martin, Jonathon Broxton and many more in my time with the Dodgers Organization.
  • Ankeny High School Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach
  • Trainer at Aspen Athletic Clubs for Past 4 years
  • Developed Elite Athletic Performance Systems, a sports specific program where kids from schools from all around the metro are enrolled.
  • Trainer for Excalibur Track & Field Club.
  • Holds yearly camp for youth in the City of Ankeny, and also camps around the metro.
  • Coach for USSSA teams and fall league teams in the Ankeny Area



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