Strength & Conditioning


Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Andy Deck, USAW                                             

In his third year as an assistant within the Salisbury University Strength & Conditioning Program, Andy is studying to earn his MS in Applied Health Physiology with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning.  He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech where he interned with the S&C department.  He also works for Elite FTS as a contributor to the Q&A and Training Logs sections of their website.

Andy puts his knowledge and skill to practical use as a lightweight professional strongman with the American Strongman Corporation and also serves as the Maryland State Chairman for North American Strongman, Inc. He has competed all over the country and was invited to the Natural Team World Championships in Hungary in July 2010 where he and his teammate placed 3rd in the world.  He has been competing for 4 years with more than 20 competitions under his belt and only three finishes outside of the top three.  Some of his other more notable achievements in his sport are back-to-back wins at Maryland’s Strongest Man in 2007 and 2008, a 3rd place finish at amateur nationals in 2009, and a 3rd place finish at pro nationals in 2010.

Phone: 410-548-3541






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