The Georgia College Department of Athletics has added
Scott Smith as the first graduate assistant for
strength and conditioning.
No stranger to Bobcat Athletics, Smith played college baseball
at GC for three years and collected a volunteer experience as an
assistant baseball coach with the baseball team. He holds a
certification with the National Strength and Conditioning
Smith had three stints as a strength and conditioning
coach/intern with Minor League Baseball teams affiliated with the
Washington Nationals, San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays. During
his time in Minor League Baseball, Smith gained experience in
exercise program implementation, corrective exercises for athlete
rehabilitation as well as educating players in specific lifting and
His experience with athletes on the professional level will
undoubtedly bring helpful expertise to the Georgia College strength
and conditioning program.
"We're very excited to have Scott join the Bobcat family,"
Director of Athletics Wendell Staton said. "This
athletic and academic collaboration is going to be a great
help for student athletes at Georgia College."
Smith graduated in 2009 with a Bachelors in Exercise Science
and is currently pursuing a Masters in Human Performance at Georgia