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 7 World Championship titles in 3 different sports, while also collecting a combined 20 Olympic and World Championship medals, alongside 92 medals resulting from World Cup and Pan-American competitions.
Dr. DeWeese is currently serving as Head Speed, Strength, & Performance coach at the ETSU Olympic Training Site, which serves to develop Team USA athletes in the sports of bobsled, skeleton, canoe/kayak, weightlifting, and individual athletes from the sports of luge, karate, and track & field. Prior to ETSU, Brad served as the Head of Sport Physiology for the United States Olympic Committee's Winter Division based out of the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY.
Brad is one of the few coach-scientists in any sport to produce both medals and objective data/ scientific findings of the training process. As such, he 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.