We will be holding complimentary fitness seminar for all guests staying on property. The program will be held by Dr. Brad DeWeese. Next class will be held on January 1st at 2:00pm.
Dr. DeWeese is one of the Nation’s premiere sport scientists and sport performance professionals. In his career, he has overseen the physical preparation of world-class athletes readying themselves for international competition in a variety of sports such as bobsled, skeleton, canoe/ kayak, track and field, and the marathon. As a result of their efforts, Brad’s athletes have accomplished the highest levels of sporting excellence, which includes: Olympians, World Champions, Olympic Trials Qualifiers, National Champions, All-Americans, and NCAA Championship performers.
Sample classses include:
- Nutrition for Performance
- Strength Training for Distance Athletes
- Strength Training for Speed Development
- Program Design for Competition
- Biomechanics of running
- Biomechanics of sprinting
- Biomechanics of weightlifting
In addition to his coaching duties, Brad is heavily involved in the advancement of sport performance through research initiatives related to program design, talent identification, force production, speed enhancement, and the coach-athlete relationship.
Brad has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management with an emphasis in exercise physiology and coaching from Western Carolina University. He also holds a Master’s degree from WCU in nutrition and dietetics. Brad completed his formalized education with a doctorate from North Carolina State University where his studies emphasized elite athlete development, program design, and the coach-athlete relationship.
Brad is a certified USATF Level 2 coach in sprints, hurdles, and relays, USATF Certified Instructor, USAW Sport Performance coach, USAW Club Coach, a Certified Personal Trainer from the National Strength & Conditioning Association, and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist