Brandon Stroupe : President
Fort Worth Location :

Brandon was born in Tyler and was raised in north Texas. While attending Pilot Point high school, Brandon played football for the all-time winningest coach in Texas high school football history. After high school, Brandon graduated from Texas A&M University with honors in Speech Communications with a minor in Interdisciplinary Business from Mays Business School. In the summers of college (2008-2012), Brandon worked at APEC as a speed coach at various local high schools in the Tyler area. He then went on to move to the Fort Worth area upon graduation to work in the banking industry as a branch manager. In 2017, Brandon came to work at APEC in an operations role in Fort Worth. In the years since, Brandon has worked on marketing, operations, graphic design, agent relations, pro player relations, management, and more. He oversaw the development of the APEC app and the migration during COVID to offer digital solutions to keep APEC thriving.

Personally, Brandon is married to his wife Laura, with one son, James. He plays outdoor soccer to stay active.

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Sam was born in Fleet, England. Sam moved to the US in 2007 to pursue a soccer scholarship and further his education. He began at North Iowa area Community College and transferred after graduating to Midwestern State University (MSU). Exercise Science has been apart of life since the age of sixteen. He graduated from Midwestern State University with a master's degree in Exercise Physiology.

Karlee Torisk was born in Amarillo and raised in Fort Worth, Tx where she grew up playing all sports until middle school where she chose to focus on soccer. After high school she attended Texas State University in 2019 where she graduated with a major in psychology and her minor in exercise sports science, while also playing on the soccer team there. Karlee had attended APEC since she was a sophomore in high school and knows how important sports performance can help athletes maximize their peak athletic ability.

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