Biography

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Dr. Brad H. DeWeese is recognized as one of the most decorated coaches in the United States and within international elite sport. Coach DeWeese has directed athletes to 6 World Championship titles in 3 different sports, while also collecting a combined 20 Olympic and World Championship medals, in addition to nearly 100 medals resulting from World Cup and Pan-American competitions within the sports of bobsled, skeleton, canoe/kayak, luge, karate, and track & field.

In addition to his coaching duties, Brad has authored several articles and chapters on speed development, periodization, and optimal training methods leading to elite performance.

Dr. DeWeese obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Western Carolina University, and his doctorate from North Carolina State University. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with Distinction through the NSCA, certified USATF Level 2 coach in sprints, hurdles, & relays; USATF Certified Instructor; USAW Sport Performance coach; and an ISAK Level 1 Anthropometrist.