- title Assistant Strength Coach
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
Brent Jones Bio for UK Athletics Website
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Works directly with Men’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Swim, Rifle
Jones was hired as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach in February 2022. Prior to this, he held the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Virginia Tech (2021-2022). While at Tech, Jones worked directly with Women’s Tennis and Men’s Cheer, and was the first assistant with the Baseball, Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Wrestling, and Women’s Lacrosse programs. Prior to Tech, Jones spent a year as a Coaching Assistant at Kentucky (2020-2021), where he assisted with the Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Swim & Dive, Track & Field, Baseball, and Rifle programs.
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association
- Certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)
- CPR/AED/First Aid, American Heart Association
A native of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, Jones attended Central Michigan University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science (2018) and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology (2020). During this time, he worked as an intern with strength and conditioning where he oversaw the training of the Women’s Golf team while assisting with Football and all other Olympic Sports. In addition to this, he served as a Graduate Assistant teaching classes in the Exercise Science Department, and spent time as a performance coach in the private sector at Total Performance Training Center.