At Iron City Elite, it is our mission to provide high quality programs with an emphasis on personalized attention and instruction by blending performance science and expert coaching to achieve optimal results.

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The best performing athletes are built on a solid foundation of movement. At Iron City Elite  we are aware that to perform at the highest level athletes must address imbalance and weakness to truly realize high levels of core control, strength, power, capacity, and conditioning.  Iron City Elite delivers quality, results-driven small group and one-on-one coaching and program design leading to expedited results.

Coaching Staff


Owner / Director of Sports Performance

Founder and Owner of Iron City Elite, Jeremy C. Smith specializes in sports performance, corrective exercise and movement improvement, kettlebell training and Olympic lifting for power development. He believes in a personalized approach for each of his clients and has a passion for youth sports development.



Dylan Mudlo, MS, CSCS


Fitness and Performance Coach

An avid runner himself, Dylan specializes in running specific training programs among other specialties. Those include cross-training for endurance athletes, youth strength & conditioning, small group training and one-on-one training.

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Tyler Rathke

Fitness and Performance Coach

Tyler Rathke earned his B.S of science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and joined Iron City Elite directly following his internship with the team. 

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Luke Lohr

Fitness and Performance Coach

Biography and Education

Luke earned his B.S of Exercise Science from Waynesburg University in 2016 where he became a two time All-American wrestler at the Division 3 level. Upon graduating he began coaching wrestling at Waynesburg Central High school while gaining experience as a personal/group trainer at two fitness facilities in Southwestern, PA. Luke is driven by

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Greta Zalewski

Fitness and Performance Coach

Greta earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Communication from Arizona State University in May 2017. She is a National Strength and Conditioning (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer, and actively competes in the United States Powerlifting Federation in the raw, open division. Fitness and nutrition have


Julie Kirsch

Digital Marketing Consultant

Julie has a background in Design Consulting and is a Registered Landscape Architect. She received...

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Mike Friedsam

Fitness and Performance Coach

Mike Friedsam, a graduate of Baldwin High School, earned his B.S in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and performed his 480-hour internship with Iron City Elite Strength and Conditioning. Upon completion of his undergraduate requirements