About this Speaker
Micah Kurtz is widely regarded as one of the top strength coaches in the country.
He has won numerous awards in his field including being named the 2016 National Strength Coach of the Year by the NSCA, a Top 40 under 40 Sports Professional by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association in 2018, a 2017 20 under 40 State Newspaper Young Professional and was twice named the South Carolina High School Strength Coach of the Year.
He has assisted the NFL, USA Basketball, USA Football, Nike Basketball and Nike Football in long term athletic development education and is a frequent contributor to national publications on strength & conditioning. His article, “Where’s Your Strength Coach” and “Doubt Is Cancer” were published in the Coach and Athletic Director magazine. His article: “3 Reasons Why All Football Players Should Run Track” has been shared over 100,000 times online.
He is a sought after speaker at strength and fitness conferences throughout the world and has presented across the United States and in China, Hong Kong and Mexico.
Currently, he is the Assistant Athletics Director and Director of Sports Performance at Windermere Preparatory School. Previously, he was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at AC Flora high school (Forest Acres, South Carolina). During his time there, AC Flora won 14 state championships and was twice named the state’s athletic program of the year.
He also serves as the Strength and Conditioning Consultant Coach to the 9 time high school basketball national champions and winner of the 2016 Dick’s National Tournament Oak Hill Academy. During his time there he has worked with NBA players Sindarius Thornwell, Quinn Cook, Keldon Johnson and Cody and Caleb Martin.
He has served as the South Carolina State Director for both the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA). He is also a subject matter expert for the NSCA. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board for Keiser University’s Exercise Science, Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology Program and on the advisory board for the NHSSCA.