About

Ryan Johnson, DPT, MATm, is the mastermind behind Performance Athletics.  Ryan’s expertise in exercise science and biomechanics, coupled with his impressive athletic career sets Performance Athletics apart from other athletic enhancement programs and camps. Ryan is a professor in the exercise science program at MSU and a retired Physical Therapist.  Ryan’s accolades include being a two time Verizon Academic All American, NCAA Top 8 scholar athlete award, 1st Team All Big Sky Running Back, MSU’s all-time leading rusher, two time Walter Payton Award Finalist, Sports Network All-American, and a 2012 inductee into the MSU Athletic Hall of Fame.  Ryan is also the co-founder of Live Young Be Free with his wife, Becca.

Becca Johnson, MS is the founder and owner of Performance Kids and co-founder of Live Young Be Free.  She is a licensed physical education teacher and has been working with young athletes for over a decade.  Becca was a member of the Montana State Volleyball Team that placed the second highest winning record in Bobcat history (21-8, 2000).

Natalie Ento has come onto our scene as the lead coach for Performance Athletics.  Her enthusiasm and love for working with kids is unmatched.  A Malibu, CA native, Natalie graduated from  Montana State in 2005 where she captained the Bobcat Volleyball Team. After school, she moved back to CA to serve as an Assistant Athletic Director at the prestigious Marymount High School in Los Angeles, CA and coached for the distinguished and reputable Sunshine Volleyball Club.  She has coached and trained dozens of young athletes who continued athletic careers within Division 1 sports.  Natalie recently moved back to Bozeman with her husband, Calvin, also a former MSU collegiate athlete, and their two year old daughter, Haidyn.