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Coach Kevin Darlington
  • Lexington, SC
  • United States
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High School Coach, Personal Trainer
Name of School, Team or Business
Ridge View High School, Coach D's Speed 2 Compete Performance Training
Job Title
Ridge View High School Strength and Conditioning Coach, USAW, NASE Certified NFL/CFL Combine Trainer
Current Job Description
i am the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Ridge View High School Football and every school sport throughout the year designing and implementing the summer strength and conditioning programs for football and other RV sports. I also own Speed 2 Compete Performance Training where I train NFL and CFL draft prospects in preparation for NFL Regional Scouting Combines, and CFL scouting combines held in the South East. In addition to training players for the running/jumping events of the combines I also train postition specific drills for the combines so that my prospects are completely prepared for each and every event. In addition to training NFL/CFL prospects I train athletes from 5th grade up through professional athletes where I offer sport specific linear and lateral speed training that is designed to help the athlete improve his/her game speed and performance. In addition, I align the speed and agility training with the evaluation criteria of each respective sport so when the athlete is evaluated at their respective levels of play for their specific sport they are well prepared and have a strong grasp on the techniques involved with being successful on their evaluation criteria. For the Jr. High and High School football player I use form running, ladder training, plyometric training, linear speed training through sprint assistance and sprint resistance training, and lateral speed training including deceleration, planting and cutting drills, medicine ball training for power, and every session prepares the football player for the 3 cone drill, 5-10-5 shuttle, 40 yard dash, 10 yard sprint, standing broad jump, vertical jump, and the 8 pound power ball throw.
Past Job Experience
Head High School Football Coach
Head Jr. High School Football
High School Football Defensive Coordinator
High School Football Assistant RB's. D-Line, Strength and Conditioning
High School Advanced PE/Strength Training
Head High School Track Coach
Head High School Soccer Coach
Assistant High School Track Coach
Assistant High School Basketball Coach
-USA-Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
-Certified Specialist in Speed and Explosion (CSSE) through the National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE)
-Certified Functional Training Specialist (NESTA)
-Certified Speed and Agility Trainer (Agility Training Institute)

Pursuing the CSCS through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and will take the CSCS Exam in the spring of 2013

National Boards Certified Teacher (NBCT) Physical Education

Columbia College (SC) Master of Education, Teaching/Coaching Divergent Learners 2009 - 2010

University of South Carolina-Columbia Graduate Studies, Teacher Certification in Teaching Learning Disabilities 1994 - 1995. Earned an additional South Carolina Teacher Certification for teaching Learning Disabilities.

University of South Carolina Upstate: Bachelor of Science, Physical Education 1988 - 1991 Track and Field, Began High School Coaching Career

Charleston Southern University: Sports Marketing, 1983 - 1985 Competed in track as a steeple chaser, and soccer. Transferred.

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At 4:40pm on July 16, 2012, Eric T Reed said…

Good stuff coach.


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