Keith Scruggs

About Keith Scruggs

Currently, Keith Scruggs—CSCS*D, USATF-Level 2, USAW—is a Ph.D. student and assistant sports performance coach at the University of South Carolina. He is responsible for the design and implementation of performance development programs for men’s soccer, indoor volleyball, and beach volleyball.

Prior to South Carolina, Scruggs served as an assistant sport performance coach within the Sport Physiology & Performance Department at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y., under Dr. Brad DeWeese. While at the OTC, Scruggs assisted in supervising the speed, power, and strength development and athlete monitoring of Olympic, national, and developmental team athletes representing Team USA in the following sports: bobsled & skeleton, luge, karate, canoe & kayak.

He has also served as a graduate assistant at East Tennessee State University under the supervision of two-time Olympian, NCAA record holder, and Master Strength & Conditioning Coach, Meg Ritchie Stone. Additionally, Scruggs started his career as a volunteer assistant coach at UNC – Asheville where he was also a student-athlete for the Bulldogs track & field team from 2006-2010.