This week on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews Ron McKeefery. Ron has served as a strength and conditioning coach at both the professional and collegiate level. Working with such professional organizations as the: Cincinnati Bengals (NFL), Kansas City Royals (MLB), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), and the Berlin Thunder (NFL Europe). Currently he is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Eastern Michigan University. Prior to Eastern Michigan he was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Tennessee, and spent 10 seasons with the University of South Florida (Div I BCS level). In his time at South Florida the Bulls transitioned from Div I-AA to the BCS Big East Conference. He has coached 30 NFL Draft Picks, including 1st Round Draft Pick and Pro Bowlers Mike Jenkins & Jason Pierre-Paul, along with Cordarrelle Patterson and Ja’waun James. He has had numerous All Americans, NFL free agents, and All Conference Selections. Ron is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist w/Distinction and Coach Practitioner under the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified under the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.

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