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 John Spurlock
John Spurlock

Assistant Strength Coach

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Works directly with M/W Soccer, M/W Sprinters, Men's Tennis

Director of Strength & Conditioning, Olympic Sports

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Works directly with Women's Basketball, Volleyball, Sprints / Hurdles, Jumps / Pole Vault

Professional Experience
Spurlock was promoted to Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports in January 2014. He previously held the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at UK. As an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, he worked directly with Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, and Sprints/Hurdles. Prior to that, Spurlock was a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at UK. Before coming to UK, he did internships at the University of Dayton, Duke University, and Hanover College.

1. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association
2. Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association
3. Advanced Sports Performance / National Level Coach, USA Weightlifting
4. CrossFit Level 1
5. CPR/AED, American Heart Association

Personal Information
Earned his Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education (2005) from Hanover College and his Master of Science in Exercise Physiology (2010) from UK. Spurlock competes in Olympic weightlifting and CrossFit. He played wide receiver on the Hanover College Football team (2001-2005). Currently resides in Georgetown, KY with his wife, Jordan, and their son, Willie.