Villanova Strength and Conditioning

Weight Room

Weight Room Tour

Villanova University houses the Varsity Weight Room, which is a 5,000-square foot strength and conditioning center equipped with the newest of strength-building and cardiovascular training equipment for their student-athletes Coaches are certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.

The weight room contains 6 Olympic lifting platforms with racks, 12,000 pounds of free weights, and an additional 6,000 pounds of dumbbells.

Strength coaches have created and designed areas to provide the athletes with maximal space to train for collegiate competition. Athletes are given individualized, sport specific training programs through their strength and conditioning coach. The 24 varsity teams are trained year round by the strength and conditioning staff to improve speed, power, strength, and endurance. Ultimately, each athlete will achieve their maximal level of performance while reducing injuries through a specified training program.

Strength & Conditioning Staff

Head Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach
John Shackleton
610-519-3063
John.shackleton@villanova.edu

Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach
Phil Matusz
610-519-5308
Philip.matusz@villanova.edu

Head Olympic Strength and Conditioning Coach
Tim Teefy
610-519-7840
Timothy.teefy@villanova.edu

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - Intern
Mary Beth Krolikowski
610-519-7841
Marybeth.krolikowski@villanova.edu

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - Intern
Alex Zadrima
610-519-7842
Aleksander.zadrima@villanova.edu

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