Dr. Mike Armstrong

Strength & Conditioning Coach 
Dr. Mike Armstrong

Dr. “Coach” Mike Armstrong has served as a strength and conditioning instructor for 24 years in several capacities at schools such as the University of South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Irmo High School, Dorman High School and Spring Valley High School. He is 
presently an Asst. AD, Head strength Coach and Football Coach at River Bluff High School. He graduated from USC in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics. He played tackle for the Gamecocks, lettering twice. Coach Armstrong has his Masters in Secondary Education from USC and his Doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Sports Management from the United States Sports Academy. Coach Armstrong is a National Board Certified teacher, Certified Speed and Explosion Coach (NASE), a Certified Strength Specialist with USA Weightlifting and is SPARQ Certified. Mike Armstrong was named AFLAC National Assistant Coach of the Year for 2002. Coach Armstrong stresses the need for a structured S & C program for athletes for two reasons: 1) to decrease the potential for injury and 2) to maximize performance.  Dr. Armstrong believes that in addition to skill level, maximum performance in volleyball is contingent upon great agility, balance, speed, and power!
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