About BBA

Building Better Athletes is a Sports Performance Facility in Dubuque, IA. BBA is committed to an evidence based practice towards sports performance, and attaching physical preparation from every angle possible - physical, mental, nutritional, soft-tissue, mobility, etc. Our focus is building the athlete from the ground up by mastering the fundamentals of movement mastery, strength/power training, recovery modalities, and giving athletes ownership of the Other 23. Using these methods and principles, BBA has been fortunate to help athletes to...
  • 5 NFL Players
  • 1 CFL Player
  • 1 Gatorade State Player of the Year (Basketball)
  • 7 Collegiate All-Americans
  • 12 Conference Player of the Year
  • 10 Division I Athletes
  • 52 All-Conference Athletes

Michael Zweifel – Founder and Head of Sports Performance

Bachelors: Health and Human Performance - University of Dubuque
Masters: Kinesiology - University of Texas at Tyler

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
International Youth Coaching Association Specialist (IYCA)

  • NCAA All-Time Leader in Career Reception (463)
  • Gagliardi Trophy Winner (DIII Heisman)
  • Campbell Trophy Finalist (NCAA Academic Heisman)
  • Green Bay Packers - 2012
  • Strength and Conditioning Intern - University of Minnesota - 2009 
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach - University of Dubuque - 2015 - Present
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach - Clarke University Pitching Staff – 2013 - Present
  • Founder & Head of Sports Performance at Building Better Athletes - 2013 - Present
Check out articles published by us here at BBA from other resources around the web

Tabata Times
The Personal Training Development Center (PTDC)