Shelby Downing M.Ed., CSCS, High Performance Coach
Shelby comes to CVA as a National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She has more than a decade of experience coaching high school through world class level athletes in a variety of sports. A master’s degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education supports the ability to apply a scientific understanding of human bio-mechanics, energy systems, and anatomy and physiology to program design. Her technical knowledge is balanced with a knack for sharing information in a way that is easily understood by youth, leading to program buy-in and motivation. Known for designing human performance programs that address the tendency to over-train and that emphasize safety, injury prevention, and impeccable form in the more complex weight training movements, Shelby has an unwavering commitment to the long term health and wellbeing of our student-athletes.