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Strength and Conditioning

In 2004, Springfield College's strength and conditioning program was recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) for its proactive efforts in providing students with the education needed to be successful in the exercise and sport science fields. Springfield College was one of just 47 institutions to be honored by the NSCA.



Director of Strength and Conditioning
Brian A. Thompson Brian Thompson PhD, ATC, CSCS has been the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Springfield College since the summer of 2010 and a full time faculty member since 1998. He first started working in the field of strength and conditioning in 1992 and has trained athletes at the middle school, high school, collegiate, professional, and olympic levels. He currently supervises the strength and conditioning program design and implementation for 18 teams at Springfield College. His competitive sports background includes power lifting, wrestling, and college football.





Graduate Assistants


Aj Levy AJ Levy
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Newburyport, Mass.
Teams: Men's Basketball, Men's and Women's Tennis, Distance Runners and Throwers
Jared Hatz Jared Hatz
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Teams: Men's Lacrosse, Men's Volleyball and Head Sports Nutritionist
Jason Jason Polakowski
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Essex Junction, VT.
Teams: Women's Basketball
Maura Maura Bergan
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Manchester, Conn.
Teams: Softball, Women's Volleyball, Field Hockey, Men's Gymnastics
Quan Quan Wen
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Taiyuan, China.
Teams: Women's Soccer
Robin Robin Cudworth
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Lancaster, PA.
Teams: Football, Women's Gymnastics, Men's Sprinters and Jumpers
Sean Sean Conaty
Class: Second year graduate student
Major/Minor: Strength and Conditioning
Hometown: Monticello, N.Y.
Teams: Baseball, Men's Soccer, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Sprinters and Jumpers


Leaders In The Field

NAME

Place

Adam Feit Reach Your Potential Training
Aimee Pardington Rutgers University
Alex Merrill Duke University
Alex O'Keffe Athletic Evolution
Allison Bradshaw Hofstra University
Amanda Kimball University of Connecticut
Andrew Wilson University of Maryland
Anthony Morando Boston University Hockey
Beth Byron West Virginia University
Bill Anderson University of South Carolina
Bill Hughan New York Jets
Brian Hess University of Deleware
Brian Jordan Colorado Rockies
Brooke Skidmore College of Southern Idaho
Bruce Brazeal Athletes, Etc.
Bryan McGovern Binghamton University
Caitlin Quin Florida State University
Chad Nelson Attain Sports Performance
Chris Boyko Amherst College
Chris Chase University of Southern California
Chris Desrosiers Arizona State University
Chris Fee Yale University
Christine McComb Emerson College
Conor Hughes Albany University
Craig Stoddard Velocity Sports Performance
Craig Swieton Davidson College
Dan Gregory Springfield Falcons
Dan Kopcso Tufts University
Dan Nichols University of Maine
Dan Perlmutter Duke University
Danielle Spiro Velocity Sports Performance
Dave Jenkerson Darmouth College
Doug Jarrow Chicago Cubs Organization
Doug McKenney Buffalo Sabres
Elizabeth Proctor Odyssey Health Club
Eric Ciano Buffalo Bills
Eric Discko The Program
Eric McMahon Texas Rangers Organization
Eric Yuen Saint Anselm College
George Greene University of Massachusetts
Glenn Cain Kansas University
Glenn Harris Boston University
Henry Ruggiero University of Washington
James McGuire Merrimack College
Jason Arapoff Detroit Lions
Jason Benguche Georgia Tech University
Jesse Demars Stryker Orthopedics
Jessica Prencipe The Citadel
Jill Perez University of Richmond
Jim Arthur Chicago Bears
Jodi Nash University of Las Vegas
Joe Bonyai Empower Athletic Development
Joe Forsyth Average Joe's
Joe Van Gilder University of Hartford
Joel DeMarco University of Connecticut
John Cena Professional Wrestler/Actor
John Field Bucknell University
John Torine Functional Movement Systems
Jon Maneen Conca Sports and Fitness
Joshua Aycock Pirates of Fitness
JT Allaire Buffalo Sabres
Julia Girman Maniac Training
Kelly Dormandy University of Southern California
Lori Gleason (Martin) Binghamton University
Luke Behn Muscular Sports Therapy Center
Mark Cinelli CATZ
Mark Nadeau Bartram Trail High School
Mary Kate Feit (Jones) Reach Your Potential Training
Matt Brand UC Davis
Melissa Boldt University of Deleware
Michael Doscher Valdosta State University
Michael Ungar Washington Redskins
Michelle Sturgeon Bridgton Academy
Mike Boyle Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning
Mike Kamal Merrimack College
Mike Poidomani Boston College
Mike Potenza San Jose Sharks
Mike Woicek Dallas Cowboys
Natalie LaSalle Providence College
Nicholas Asermelly Boston College
Rebecca Kimball Southern Illinois University
Richard Levy Ole Miss
Richard Wood Springfield College
Rob Lasorsa Hall of Fame Track and Field Coach
Russell DeRosa Boston College
Rusty Jones Chicago Bears
Sarah Testo Keene State College
Sean Hayes Unveristy of Georgia
Seth Forman Advanced Athletic Development
Shauna Staveley Total Cyclist
Spring Silverman Bryn Athyn College
Thomas Shruhan Boston College
Tim Caron University of Southern California
Tim Mullen Harvard University
Tim Rehm Monmouth University
Todd Wright University of Texas
Tredell Dorsey Cleveland State University
Trevor Dorian Attain Sports Performance
Vic Brown Boston University
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