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Shelton Stevens

Title: Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports

Stevens became a member of the Liberty Flames Athletics department on September 7th, 2015.

In his current role, Coach Stevens is responsible for the direction, development, and oversight of the Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning department. His job is to work collaboratively with head coaches, assistant strength and conditioning coaches, team doctors, athletic trainers, nutritionists, exercise science, sport psychologists, and the entire sports performance team to ensure that all systems are efficient and effective to best benefit student-athletes. Stevens primary sports are Baseball and Swimming & Diving

Prior to joining the Flames' staff, Stevens had served as Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at Arkansas State University beginning in January 2014. While at Arkansas State, he directed and designed the strength and conditioning programs for the baseball and 2014 Conference Champion volleyball team. He also assisted in the day to day operation for the Red Wolves football team.

Stevens earned experience at Mercer, where he was Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning from June 2013 through January 2014. His main responsibilities were with the baseball, softball and lacrosse programs, while he also assisted with football and men's basketball.

While at Southern Miss from January 2011 through November 2012, Stevens served as Head Assistant of Strength & Conditioning for the 2011 Conference USA football team. He designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for the baseball, soccer, volleyball and golf teams.

Stevens led Nova Southeastern's department from June 2009 through January 2011, when he served as an assistant strength coach for five months before being promoted to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. He built a strength and conditioning program from the ground up, while overseeing 17 athletic teams.

Prior to working at Nova Southeastern, Stevens completed strength and conditioning internships at Florida State, Wofford and LSU. While at LSU, he was mentored by renowned strength and conditioning coach Tommy Moffitt. He assisted with LSU's nationally ranked football team and 2009 national champion baseball team.

Stevens is a member of the Certified Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa), where he holds his Strength & Conditioning Coaches Certification (SCCC). He is also certified through the United States of America Weightlifting association (USAW), the national governing body for weightlifting in the United States.

Additionally, Stevens is a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), where he is a Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC) and is also certified in Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR)

Stevens graduated with his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Palm Beach Atlantic in May, 2007. He earned a Master of Education degree, with an emphasis in athletic administration from Nova Southeastern in August 2010.

A native of Waynesboro, Va., Stevens, and his wife, Macie, were married on May 16, 2015. The couple resides in Lynchburg, Va.