Trademark Performance Corporation welcomes you to experience our ever-growing variety of services in an energetic, dynamic, family environment. Our goal is to become the premier providers for adult and pediatric rehabilitation and sports performance training in Northwest Indiana and the surrounding state line areas.
We do more than just treat your symptoms. We focus on treating the
causes of your condition. We emphasize improved function, renewed
flexibility and mobility, and help you reach your goals with
TM Wellness is our nutrition and fitness brand housed within our
facilities that is designed, developed, and backed by physical
therapists and certified strength and conditioning specialists.
For over 15 years, we have advocated for Certified Athletic Trainers
to be at every high school, working with local districts to meet their
needs. Our athletic trainers also serve as medical professionals at
many local tournaments, providing care for student and collegiate
Let Trademark get you into the best shape of your life. We will
motivate you, teach you, encourage you and push you to keep you
accountable and help you get the most out of yourself.
The Trademark Story
Trademark Performance Corporation welcomes you to experience our ever-growing variety of services in an energetic, dynamic, family environment. Our goal is to become the premier providers for adult and pediatric rehabilitation and sports performance training in Northwest Indiana and the surrounding state line areas. We are a private practice that provides the community with a local alternative to the conventional means of rehabilitation; with a commitment to treating patients functionally from a purely biomechanical perspective, which is based on the most current research in rehabilitation. Our specialty is the functional approach to evaluation and treatment, manual skills, and strength and conditioning servicing the pediatric to the geriatric populations. Our practice is committed 100% to functional outpatient rehabilitation which includes a transitional program to TM Wellness. Trademark was built from the ground up with an emphasis on functional treatment specialties and manual therapy.
Michael Hornbuckle is a sports medicine professional with a wealth of athletic training
and sports performance experience. He was the Head Athletic Trainer and Strength
Coach for the Gary Steelheads, of the Continental Basketball Association. Hornbuckle
was also the Head Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Fire. Hornbuckle has also been the
athletic trainer for several professional basketball, football and soccer teams both at home
Hornbuckle also holds certifications as a Fellow of Applied Functional Science, and as a
Certified Work Capacity Evaluator. He has implemented multiple injury prevention
programs and provides functional movement testing for injury prevention identification.
He also has a measureable track record for improving athletic performance. Additionally,
Michael applies his skills as a Corrective Movement Specialist to help people of all walks
of life improve their overall functional abilities.
As the President and Founder of TradeMark Performance Corporation, Michael
Hornbuckle is bringing a different level of athletic training and performance training to
the general public. With highly educated and experienced staff, TradeMark Performance
is the new generation of Sports Medicine and Performance.
Hannah is a certified personal trainer, and holds a certificate from the National Academy of Sports
Medicine. She works with clients of all ages and experience levels, and strives to help her clients achieve
their goals. Hannah designs custom programs for each individual she trains regardless of their age or
Originally from Holland, MI, Hannah is a graduate of Trinity Christian where she was a collegiate
volleyball and soccer player.
Dave is a lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana, having grown up in Griffith. He attended High
School at Bishop Noll Institute. Dave received his undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University in
Sports medicine/Athletic Training and Physical Education. He attended the prestigious Northwestern
Feinberg School of Medicine, earning his advanced degree in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, and
has since had a career helping patients recover from injury and surgery as well as treating and preventing
injuries for amateur, professional and Olympic athletes.
Dave has been active in his State and Federal Professional Associations, serving as Recording
Secretary and Federal Governmental Affairs Liaison. Working as a guest lecturer at major Doctoral
Physical Therapy Programs, he helps students through speaking and mentoring. He is also a member of
the Northwestern University Health and Human Sciences Alumni Board of Directors.
In his free time, He enjoys racing his bicycle with his local team, as well as completing
several full marathons. A self-described “shutterbug” Dave also enjoys photography. For self-
enrichment, Dave has treated various animals over the years, including show dogs, paralyzed cats, and
high caliber racehorses and jockeys. He has worked with Indy Car Racing providing therapy to race car
drivers with back injuries.
With a career rich in experiences, Dave brings his unique insights to the patients of Trademark
As a lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana, Matt is still living his dream of playing professional sports.
Matt is currently on the New York Mets active roster, and has played both at the AA and AAA levels.
Matt is a graduate of Bishop Noll in Hammond, IN as well as a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College
where he holds the single season record for strike outs. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise
Science and Physiology.
Matt uses his expertise and knowledge of performance and movement training to help athletes develop
strength; improve mobility and increase quickness to the ball. For his pitchers, he also focuses on the
necessary strength to improve velocity. Matt works with clients in-house over the winter months, and is
a key component to the remote training program allowing his clients access to him all season long.
Beth Braviere graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Master’s in Exercise Science and
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Training. Before joining
TradeMark, she was the Athletic Trainer at Purdue University Calumet for 3 years. She also served at her
Alma Mater, TF North, as the Head Athletic Trainer for 6 years.
Beth feels very passionate about the work that she does with the students. She believes that it is important
to not only serve as their Athletic Trainer but also be a healthcare educator, friend, and liaison.
Beth also divides her time at the Diggz in Northwest Indiana as a Personal Trainer. While not working Beth
is usually spending time with her family, which includes twin girls. Beth enjoys running, biking, and any
Brittany Mitacek is a certified athletic trainer currently working at TF South High School.
She graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana with a degree in
Kinesiology and a concentration in athletic training. She has been at TF South for the past
eight years and loves the atmosphere of the school. It is a fast paced environment and the
athletes definitely keep her on her toes. When Brittany is not working, she enjoys spending
time with her family and friends, reading books, and substitute teaching.
Christian Germonprez is a BOC certified athletic trainer. Raised in Indiana, he has lived in
Hobart most of his life and attended Andrean High School.
He is a graduate of the University of Evansville with his Bachelors of Science in Athletic
Training. Christian currently serves as the Certified Athletic Trainer for River Forest High
School in Hobart, IN.
David is a certified personal trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist, and holds a certificate
from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Additionally, he holds a Certification of Applied
Functional Science. David works with clients of all ages and experience levels, but he specializes in
youth performance training, primarily working with volleyball players, and has trained middle school
through college level athletes throughout the areas of Northwest Indiana, Chicago, and the suburbs of
Illinois. David partnered with the Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) to develop a series of training
videos featured on the 5-Minute fitness section of the JVA Dig It app. David’s training videos feature
exercises for volleyball athletes that are able to be performed anywhere to achieve overall volleyball
fitness. David customizes programs for each individual he trains using exercises grounded in research,
and feels strongly that every athlete he trains understands the ‘why’ behind each of the components of
the training program. David challenges his athletes and stresses education and injury prevention, all
while providing motivational support and encouragement.
Anthony brings a wealth of financial knowledge to Trademark, and is the co-owner of the
business. Although his full-time job keeps him off-site most of the time, he is an integral
part of business strategy and growth.
Anthony graduated from Thornton Fractional North High School, and has lived in Northwest
Indiana for most of his life. An avid sports fan, and baseball player, Anthony enjoys
watching his daughters excel at sports.