Doug Berninger, contributing columnist
coaching performance coordinator/assistant strength and conditioning coach, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Doug Berninger is the coaching performance coordinator/assistant strength and conditioning coach for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He received his master’s degree in kinesiology from Bowling Green State University in 2011. He has worked with athletes in many settings, including Athletes’ Performance, Bowling Green State University, NSCA, the U.S. Olympic Training Center (Colorado Springs, CO) and, most recently, the University of Michigan. Along with his passion for coaching athletes to excellence, he enjoys the education aspect of the strength and conditioning profession. He has written articles for publication on EliteFTS.com, published two personal blogs on strength and conditioning, and plans to write several books in the future. Berninger’s personal athletic background includes competing in weightlifting and powerlifting for the past five years.