Thu, 5 May 2016
Jason DeMayo is in his 10th year as a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Richmond, and his eighth year working with the men's basketball team.
DeMayo is directly responsible for the strength training, conditioning and flexibility development of the men and women's basketball teams. He also educates the student-athletes on the proper nutrition to make sure their bodies are performing to their full potential.
Jay has presented at 10 different seminars and clinics in five different states and has coached and lectured for a month at Ningbo University in China.
He came to Richmond from Indiana State, where he was a graduate assistant during the 2002-03 academic year. The Fairport, N.Y. native played on the soccer team at SUNY-Cortland.
We discuss in this episode of the Coach Brix Nation many things including:
~Is there a difference between training Women and Men Basketball players
~The role social media plays with today's athlete
~Specialized exercises for basketball players
Jay also runs a site cvasps.com. (Central Virginia Sports Performance) where he has tons of information for the strength and conditioning coach.