What is it that makes truly elite athletes not just stay ahead of the pack and reach the highest performance levels, but stay there? Coach Rob Schwartz looks beyond work ethic and talent to the three traits that S&C coaches should help athletes develop in addition to enhancing athleticism.
About Rob Schwartz
Rob Schwartz, M.Ed., CSCS, RSCC*D, CISSN, USAW, is the Director of Human Performance for the U.S. Air Force Special Warfare-13ASOS in Fort Carson, Colorado, and owner of Athletic Fighter LLC. During his 19-year career, he has directly coached athletes who have won seven professional World Championships in boxing, as well as 88 Olympic/world medals in more than 20 sport disciplines. He has been Director of Strength & Conditioning for the United States Olympic Committee–Combat & Acrobatic Sports and Northern Arizona University–football, basketball, and soccer. Additionally, Schwartz has been an assistant with three Division 1 programs, working with football and basketball athletes.
Schwartz has presented for multiple internationally recognized organizations and has been featured in Men’s Journal and Time magazine and on NBC, HBO, Showtime, and multiple websites. He can be reached at email@example.com and via LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter @CoachSchwartz8.