Coach Jim Tuso has been involved as a coach and instructor in youth and high school sports within the Kansas City Missouri Metro Area for the past 20 years.
On the High School Level, Coach Tuso has served as both an offensive and defensive line assistant football coach for Central Academy High School, Oak Park High School, and North Kansas City High Schools.
Coach Tuso has also worked as a PE Instructor for Gordon Parks Elementary School which is a charter school within the Kansas City Missouri School District during which he planned and instructed curriculum for all the physical fitness classes at the school which included Kindergarten thru 4th Graders.
Kansas City Athlete Training was founded in 2005 when Coach Tuso created the Jim Tuso Speed and Agility Classes which started out as an opportunity to help develop youth football players in the off-season. Today, the Jim Tuso Youth Speed and Agility Classes have evolved into helping so many boys and girls both youth and high school athletes looking for Sports Performance Training and Football Specific Training across the Kansas City Metro Area within the Kansas City Athlete Training Facility and those same classes Coach Tuso created in 2005 are the foundation of our Intro Speed & Agility 1.0 Group Training Class and our Elite Speed & Aglity 2.0 Group Training Class.
As a high school athlete, Coach Tuso was a 3 sport starter and an 8 time letter winner playing football, basketball and baseball all 4 years at Rockhurst High School. He is a member of the Rockhurst All-Time Football Team where he started at offensive tackle for three years for the Hawklets earning All-Metro, All-District, and All-State honors. After high school, Coach Tuso attended Iowa State University where he received a Division I Scholarship participating in the last year of the Big 8 Conference and first year of the Big 12 Conference playing offensive line for the Cyclones. Aside from his own personal playing experience, Coach Tuso has been involved with coaching youth and high school athletes since 1999, Tuso has coached youth football since 1999 and was an offensive and defensive line coach at the high school level for Central Academy, Oak Park, and North Kansas City High Schools.