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James Hoffmann is a doctoral candidate in the Sport Physiology and Performance program here at ETSU, and he is the current ETSU Athletics weight room supervisor. Currently, Hoffmann is also the head strength coach and sport scientist for Men’s Rugby, and is an assistant strength coach for men’s basketball and men’s golf.
Hoffmann has a Master’s degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). James has an extensive background in the sports of rugby and wrestling, and has also been involved in football and martial arts.
Hoffmann has a diverse background and experience working as a coach and strength coach for a variety of teams including men’s basketball, men’s tennis, men’s rugby, men’s golf, high school basketball, high school physical education, and has worked with special populations such as those with metabolic syndrome.
Hoffmann’s interests include concurrent training for team sports, high intensity interval training methods, and the validity and use of pushing/dragging implements for sport training.