Matt Jennings

Matt Jennings

Position:
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Experience:
Second Year

Alma Mater:
North Carolina '96


05/01/2013

Jennings Named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach

Will Receive Blue Jacket On May 9

Matt Jennings is entering his fourth year as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Xavier for the 2012-13 academic year. His responsibilities will include overseeing the entire XU Athletics Strength and Conditioning Department, as well as working directly with the Men's Basketball Program. Jennings and his wife, Jill, are the proud parents of three children, Delaney & Zachary (11) and Jacob (9).

Highlights of Coach Jennings' career include:

Coaching
High Point University 2007-2009
Inaugural Head Strength & Conditioning Coach / 16 Big South Conference Teams

University of South Carolina 2004-2007
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach / Men's Basketball & Volleyball

Wake Forest University 2000-2004
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach / Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer & Baseball

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1999-2000
Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach / Football

University of Tennessee 1997-1999
Graduate Strength & Conditioning Coach / Football, Men's Basketball & Baseball

Education
University of Tennessee 1997-1998
M.S. - Sport Administration

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1992-1996
B.A. - Physical Education, Exercise & Sport Sciences
Tar Heel Football Team / Center 1992-1994

Certifications
Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association / Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified - 2001
Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association / Master Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2013
Xavier University / Manager-Leader Professional Development Program - 2011

Championships
National Champions - University of Tennessee Football - 1998
S.E.C. Champion - University of Tennessee Football - 1997 & 1998
N.I.T. Champions - University of South Carolina Basketball - 2005 & 2006
A.C.C. Champions - Wake Forest University Basketball - 2003
A.C.C. Champions - Wake Forest University Men's Soccer - 2002
A.C.C. Champions - Wake Forest University Baseball - 2001
A-10 Champions - Xavier University Men's Basketball - 2010 & 2011