Kye Heck

Vice President

Kye Heck is the Director of Training and Performance, APEC’s Tyler location general manager, as well as Vice President of the company. Kye’s passion for helping people fuels from his own transformation that APEC helped him achieve. Kye has been with APEC since 2006 as an athlete and 2007 as an employee.

Kye was a basketball player in high school but soon after rose to the top as a starting winger for the University of Texas at Austin. As part of the Longhorns, he helped his team finish top 8 in the Nation at the Collegiate Rugby Championships. He notched the first Longhorn score versus Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry.

Heck studied Kinesiology at UT Austin and earned a BS in Health Promotion and Fitness, and a minor in psychology with a focus in Strength and Conditioning. Here he earned the award for top health education major of the year given by the American Association of Health Education which is a faculty nomination.

Kye Heck has had an impact training countless athletes coming out of APEC since 2007 from collegiate athletes, to MLB, NFL, Combine, Pro fighters, and more including NFL MVP, Super Bowl Champion/MVP, Patrick Mahomes.

Kye has presented on multiple human performance topics including work at Nike World Headquarters and an international tour in China covering coaches in 3 different cities.

Kye has done consulting work with:

-USC (Southern California)
-Boston College Basketball
-Denver Broncos
-Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves
-Tyler Junior College Baseball (5x National Champ; 4x repeat)
-Trinity Valley CC Football (Conference Champions)
-Whitehouse ISD (High School)


  • Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion and Fitness (UT Austin)
  • Award for the top health student by American Association of Health Education
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (RSCC-CSCS)- NSCA
  • Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) – Gray Institute
  • GI-GPS – (Gray Institute – Golf Performance Specialist)
  • Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC) – Mike Boyle
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist -National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-PES)
  • Olympic Sports Performance -USA Weightlifting Certification (USA-W)
  • Associates of Science (TJC)
  • Four Dimensional Trainer- T4G


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