Mackie Shilstone is one of America’s most influential sports performance managers. His expertise has played a pivotal role in the success and longevity of a multitude of world-class athletes. More than 3,000 professional athletes over the past 30 years have turned to Mackie to give them the body, the drive, the stamina and the performance they need to win.
In addition to working with Serena Williams, Mackie has also worked with both Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones, Jr. Due to his work with Hopkins, Jones and other boxers, KO Magazine voted him among the top 50 most influential people in the history of boxing. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith even wrote Mackie into his induction speech, as he felt the partnership earned him an additional 11 outstanding years.
With a Master of Arts degree and Master of Business Administration, Mackie currently directs The Fitness Principle with Mackie Shilstone at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans. Additionally, Mackie has served as a Clinical Instructor of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center, Adjunct Instructor in the School of Allied Health at Nicholls State University and Adjunct Professor at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.