Matt Johnson, M.S., CSCS, CPT, PES, FMS
Director of Strength and Conditioning at George Washington University
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Certifications: CSCS, CPT, PES, CSES, FMS, USATF Level 1, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach & Club Coach Level 1
Currently the Director of Strength and Conditioning at George Washington University
Owner: Strength Coach Concepts
Coach Johnson received his B.S. in Exercise Science with a minor in Sports Nutrition from Marywood University. In 2009, Matt received his M.S. in Strength and Conditioning from Bridgewater State College. While attending Marywood, Matt was a 4 year member of the Varsity basketball team and captained the squad his senior season. In the past, Matt served as a full-time intern in the Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department at Boston College. While at Boston College, Matt worked closely with the Men’s Basketball, Men’s Ice Hockey and Baseball teams. His other work experience includes Bryant University, Velocity Sports Performance and Evolution Sports Performance. Matt has been instructed and educated by Lee Taft (Sportsspeedetc.com), nationally recognized speed and movement expert.
Matt is a multi-faceted strength and conditioning professional. He is passionate about research as well as coaching. Recently, Matt completed a research study which took over 2 years to complete. The study investigated the acute strength responses exhibited after training with chain variable resistance. Matt has also completed research on topics such as lactic acid production, aerobic capacity and neuromuscular efficiency. Matt plans on attending doctoral school in the near future.
Currently, Matt is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at George Washington University (Washington, D.C).
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