Jeremy Golden

About Jeremy Golden

Jeremy Golden was named Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Virginia Women’s Basketball team in July 2019. Golden, the former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, spent more than a decade working with various NCAA Division I athletes before arriving at Virginia. Most recently, he was the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at the University of New Mexico, where he worked with the Lobos women’s basketball and softball programs.

Before that, Coach Golden worked as the Director of Sports Performance at Santa Clara University. He also spent six years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Cornell and one year working with the Friars’ women’s basketball team at Providence College. Additionally, Golden has made collegiate stops at Colgate University (Hamilton, New York) and the University of Texas, El Paso (El Paso, Texas). He spent time as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League (now the NBA G-League).

A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach *D through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Golden also serves as a board member with the NSCA’s Basketball Special Interest Group. He is certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) and has worked with a number of collegiate golfers who have gone on to play professionally.

As a junior in college, Golden walked on and played football at The University of Tulsa while earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication, which he received in 1999. Golden then went on to earn an M.S. in Physical Education and Sports Administration from The University of New Mexico in 2003.