Matt  Jennings

Matt Jennings

Position:
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Alma Mater:
North Carolina '96


Matt Jennings is entering his seventh year as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Xavier for the 2015-16 academic year. His responsibilities 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 (13) and Jacob (11).

Highlights of Coach Jennings' career include:

Coaching
High Point University 2007-09
Inaugural Head Strength & Conditioning Coach / 16 Big South Conference Teams

University of South Carolina 2004-07
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach / Men's Basketball & Volleyball

Wake Forest University 2000-04
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach / Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer & Baseball

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1999-00
Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach / Football

University of Tennessee 1997-99
Graduate Strength & Conditioning Coach / Football, Men's Basketball & Baseball

Education
University of Tennessee 1997-98
M.S. – Human Performance & Sport Studies / Sport Administration

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1992-96
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