Emory Strength & Conditioning
Emory University is committed to helping its student-athletes maximize their athletics potential while decreasing the chance for injury. To that end, the University employs a full-time strength and conditioning coach. The S&C Coach works with each varsity coach to develop sport-specific, year-round training plans.
The principles of the strength and conditioning program is built around these four statements:
- Perform exercises with your feet on the ground
- Perform exercises with free weights
- Perform exercises that use multiple muscle groups that surround multiple joints
- Perform exercises with explosion, if you want to be an explosive athlete
Emory's S&C Coach is Stephen King, who joined the staff in
November of 2011 after serving as the Olympic Sports Strength and
Conditioning Coach at Villanova University since the fall of
2007. Prior to his stint at Villanova, he had also gained
some experience at Velocity Sports and at the University of
King earned his bachelor’s degree in criminology from Florida State in 2003 and received a master’s degree in exercise science from Georgia in 2006. He is in the process of obtaining an additional master’s degree in business administration from Villanova.
Stephen is a USAW club coach and NSCA C.S.C.s certified and CSCCa certified.
For more information about the Emory strength and conditioning program, contact King at (404) 712-4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.