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Sports Performance Staff

Where Are They Now?

MLB - 2

NHL - 1

NCAA - 13

Grad Assistants - 4

Private - 10

Sports Performance Staff at the 2017 NSCA Coaches Conference

Head Sports Performance Coach

Matthew Nein, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D

Assistant Sports Performance Coaches

Dustin Dailey, CSCS - 2nd Year

Thomas Labriola, CSCS - 1st Year

Brett Worsham, CSCS - 1st Year

Alex Hargrove, CSCS

Justin Axel, CSCS

Sports Performance Interns & Volunteers

Tyler Spence

Kristen Yanarella

Mike Sullivan

Nick Negron

Rachel Palumbo

Emmanuel Agyemang

Former Graduate Assistants

1. Dr. Mike Zourdos

- Assistant Professor - Florida Atlantic University

- NSCA National Conference 2014 Presenter

2. Eric Barron

- Assistant Director of Fitness - Towson University

- Former Assistant Director of Fitness - University of Maryland, Baltimore

- Former S & C Intern - NSCA Headquarters

3. Ryan Maedel

- Minor League S & C Coach Toronto Blue Jays - Lansing Lugnuts (A)

- Gulf Coast League Coach of the Year 2013

- Featured Author: Performance Conditioning V: 13 -5 & 6

- Midwest League Coach of the Year 2014

4. Mike Hedlesky

- Health and Wellness Coordinator at MAC Inc

- Team USA Powerlifter

- Former Facility Assistant - Salisbury University

5. Brian Bert

- Head S & C Coach - University of North Florida

- Former Assistant Head S & C Coach - University of Pittsburgh

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Hofstra University

- Former Assistant S & Coach - University of Rhode Island

- Former S & C Intern - University of South Florida

6. Mary Beth George (Krolikowski)

- Assistant S & C Coach - University of Pittsburgh

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Villanova

- Former S & C Intern - University of Louisville

- Former S & C Intern - NSCA Headquarters

7. Robert George

- Head Trainer/Gym Dir. - Back and Neck Care Pittsburgh

- Former Strength Coach - Defined Fitness

- Former S & C Intern - Western Kentucky University

8. Andy Deck

- Physical Therapy Doctoral Student - Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore

- 105k Pro Strongman and elitefts.com sponsored athlete

9. Nick O'Brien

- Assistant S & C Coach - Fresno State University

- Former Assistant S & C Coach Loyola University of MD

- Former S & C Intern - American University

- Former S & C Intern - San Diego State University

- Former S & C Intern - Georgetown University

10. Ed Smith

- Head S & C Coach - Lynchburg College

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Webber International University

- Former S & C Intern - Athletes Performance (Now Exos)

- Contributing Author: 2013 Programs That Work 3.1

11. Chris Norman

- Head Coach Capital SUP (Standup Paddle Boarding)

- Former Sports Performance Specialist - Under Armour

- Former S & C Coach - Parisi Speed School

12. Chris Messina

- Minor League S & C Coach Boston Red Sox - Portland Sea Dogs (AA)

- Former Director of S & C - The Baseball Academy of Western New York

- Former Minor League S & C Coach Pittsburgh Pirates

- Contributing Author: 2014 Programs That Work

- Former S & C Intern - TCU : Texas Christian Univ.

13. Nick Aloi

- Assistant S & C Coach - Coastal Carolina

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Muhlenberg College

- Former S & C Assistant Jets (NFL)

- Former S & C Intern - Naval Academy

14. Mike Inman

- Assistant S & C Coach Temple University

- Former S & C Intern - Temple University

15. Sam Jeffries

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Temple University

- Former S & C Coach Robbie Wagner Tournament Training

- Former S & C Intern - Georgetown University

16. Alex Horlbogen

- Strength Coach - Equinox San Diego

- Former S & C Intern - UC Davis

- Former S & C Intern - Hofsta University

- Former S 7 C Intern - Univ. of Rhode Island

17. Dylan Burkett

- Assistant Football & Track Coach - Salisbury University

- Former S & C Intern - Clemson University

Former Intern & Volunteer Assistants

1. Tim Morrill

- Owner & Coach - Morrill Performance

- Former Strength Coach - Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning (MBSC)

- NSCA National Conference 2014 Presenter

2. Hayley Engster

- Head Women's Lacrosse - Frostburg State University

- Former Head S & C & Women's Lacrosse Coach - Sweet Briar College

3. Kyle Morris

- Assistant S & C Coach with the Florida Panthers of the NHL

- Former Physical Conditioning Coach - IMG Academy

- Former Intern S & C Coach - IMG Academy

- Former Intern S & C Coach LSU

- Former Assistant S & C Coach Wofford College

- Former Minor League S & C Coach St. Louis Cardinals

- Former Grad. Asst. Nova Southeastern College

4. Chris Johnson

- Assistant S & C Coach - Troy University

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Morehead State Univ.

- Former Graduate Assistant S & C Coach - Morehead State Univ.

- Former S & C Intern - Impact Basketball, Las Vegas

- Former S & C Intern - University of Alabama

5. Chase Lawrence

- Trainer - Optimum Performance Training Institute

6. Chris Pierce

- S & C Coach - Elite Athlete Training Systems (E.A.T.S)

7. Jason Quinn

- Former Intern US Ski & Snowboard Assoc.

8. John Mackall

- Graduate Assistant Appalachian State

- Former S & C Intern - University of Minnesota

9. Matt Elsasser

- Graduate Assistant S & C Coach - Mt. St. Mary's College (MD)

- Former S & C Intern - Wake Forest University

- Former S & C Intern - University of Maryland College Park

10 . Jeff Gold

- Former Assistant S & C Coach Webber International University

- Former S & C Intern Vanderbilt University

11. Nick Mancuso

- Director of Sports Performance Midtown Athletic Club

12. Joe Alexander

- Professional S & C Intern - Towson University

- Former Graduate Assistant S & C Coach - Nova Southeastern University

- Former S & C Intern - University of South Carolina - Summer 2015

- Former S & C Intern - University of Richmond - Summer 2014

13. Ben LaNeve

- Director of Strength & Conditioning/Operations at The Edge Training Academy

- Former S & C Intern - University of Pittsburgh - Summer 2015

14. Kyle Murray

- Tactile S & C Coach - EXOS

- Sports Performance Associate - Purdue University

- Former Assistant S & C Coach - Rutgers University

15. Ryan Wehland

- Former S & C Intern - Penn State University - Spring 2015

16. Josh Krauss

- Assistant Manager University Fitness Club - Salisbury University

- Former Graduate Assistant: Sports Information - Salisbury University

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Ohio State - Summer 2016

- Former Intern S & C Coach - University of MD College Park - Summer 2015

17. Matt Fleekop

- Assistant S & C Coach - Princeton University

- Former Strength Coach at Spectrum Sports Performance (FL)

- Former Intern S & C Coach - EXOS - Summer 2015

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Purdue University - Summer 2014

18. Connor Derrickson

- Graduate Assistant - Webber International University

- Former S & C Coach Fellowship - William Penn University

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Sacred Heart University - Summer 16

19. Matthew Piedade

- Graduate Assistant S & C Coach - Western Alabama University

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Eastern Michigan Univ - Spring & Summer 2016

20. Ryan Maitland - Graduate Assistant - Webber International University

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Elite Training Systems - Summer 2017

- Former Intern S & C Coach - Univ. of Delaware - Summer 2016

22. Aaron Leeds

- Assistant Lacrosse and S & C Coach - Ferrum College

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