James Smith

James Smith, M.Ed, CSCS, USAW, SPARQ

cell: 570.574.3246

Coach Smith is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  James is certified by USA Weightlifting regarding proper implementation of Olympic Lifting exercises and program design. James is also a SPARQ certified trainer, which specializes in Speed, Power, Agility, Reaction, and Quickness.

James has been a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the past six years, four of these being in the greater Philadelphia area.
He has had the privilege of working with some of the best teams and individual athletes this area has produced during these years.  His expertise has assisted numerous athletes in attaining athletic scholarships to a multitude of different Colleges and Universities. He was LaSalle University’s first Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and is currently a Strength and Conditioning Coach for Delaware Valley College.

From 2004 to 2006 James was a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Pennsylvania State University.  He primarily worked with the Football team under Coach Joe Paterno where he earned a Big Ten Championship in 2006.  James worked with the boxing, cheerleading, lacrosse, field hockey, baseball, and ice hockey teams while at Penn State as well.  Coach Smith received his Masters degree in Health Education from Penn State.  A bachelor’s degree from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania preceded his time at PSU.  James is also a Veteran of the United States ARMY as a soldier in “Operation Enduring Freedom” and serving our country for 8 years.

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