Matt Delancey is entering his 16th season working with the Florida Gators and is currently their Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning. While collaborating with excellent sport coaches, he has had the opportunity to work with 110 Olympians and 25 medalists over the past four Olympic cycles and 130+ NCAA individual champions in swimming & diving and track & field. He has also assisted in winning eight NCAA and 27 SEC team championships. “Florida has excellent athletes, savvy coaches with elite knowledge, and a relentless support staff that all collaborate in an effort to produce elite performances.”
Matt completed his undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Health at East Stroudsburg University in 1998. He taught and coached briefly at Carson Long Military Institute before coaching and playing for the Styrian Longhorns in Graz, Austria, as part of the EFAF. When he returned to the States, Matt completed 24 master’s credits at Northern Illinois University. He took an internship at the University of Richmond over the summer of 2002 before landing at the University of Florida in August 2002 in the same role. In May 2003, the Gators promoted him to assistant and then assistant director in February 2005. Matt currently holds CSCS, USAW, CES, and PES certifications/specializations.