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John Spurlock - Women's Basketball - University of Kentucky Athletics




Director of Strength & Conditioning

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Works directly with Volleyball, STUNT

Professional Experience

Spurlock was promoted to Director of Strength & Conditioning in July 2021. He previously held the position of Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at UK from 2009-2012. As an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, he worked directly with Men’s Tennis, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, and Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps. 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. Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association
  3. Advanced Sports Performance / National Level Coach, USA Weightlifting
  4. CrossFit Level 1
  5. TPI Fitness Level 2
  6. CPR/AED/First Aid, 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 is involved in the sports of Olympic weightlifting and CrossFit. He played wide receiver on the Hanover College Football team (2001-2005). Currently resides in Scott County, KY with his wife, Jordan, and their sons, Will & Finn.

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