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Val Ford
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  • Houston, TX
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College Coach, Professional Coach, Athlete, Personal Trainer
Name of School, Team or Business
The League Elite Training Facility
Job Title
Sports Performance/Strength Coach, Personal Trainer
Current Job Description
Personal Trainer, Sports Performance Specialist, U.S.A.W Level 1 Sports Performance Coach.
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Past Job Experience
Former Graduate Assistant with Prairie View A&M University Football from 2009-2011. Certified Personal Trainer.
Former Personal Trainer at 24 Hour Fitness
Former Trainer at Bungalow Fitness 2012-2014
Former Sports Performance Specialist at Fast Twitch Athletic Training Center.
Director of Sports Performance at Velocity Sports Performance.
Received Bachelor"s Degree in Health In Human Performance in December of 2009. Master's in Physical Education and Health. NESTA Certified Trainer, USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach.

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At 1:27pm on October 10, 2011, Bruce E. DeWalt Jr. said…

Coach Ford,


How things going in H-town?  Since we loss 34-31 to St Thomas Aquinas out of Florida on ESPN in the season opener. I have 15 D-1 committments this year. We are 5-2 so far.  We been rolling since then 43-7, 71-12, 63-24, and 45-12 trying to reclaim our state title.

Bruce DeWalt CSSE; CPR/AED/First Aid; MAC; USAW
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Prattville High School
Prattville, AL

“There's difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something you do it only when circumsatnce permits. When you're committed to something you accept NO excuses, only RESULTS.”

At 10:43am on January 23, 2011, Bruce E. DeWalt Jr. said…

I graduated Tuskegee University in 2004 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  I played football for Gaffney High in South Carolina, North Greenville Jr. College in South Carolina, and Tuskegee University in Alabama.  I played linebacker throughout my football career.  I am interning at Alabama State University under Tredell K. Dorsey, M.Ed., SCCC, USAW, USATF, USASP, CES; and I'm the assistant with the three (3) time Alabama 6A State Champions, Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama under Eric Gibbons, M.Ed., SCCC, USAW, CSCS, CSSE.  I worked the Mack Brown/Jeff Madden Speed and Explosive Power Camp at the University of Texas.   During the off season I conduct speed camps to prepare students for the college level of play, as well as combines. 


Ron is right. That is the same advice he gave and I been hitting the ground running.

At 10:50pm on November 14, 2010, Ron McKeefery said…
Great to connect. Glad to hear you have chosen to go into this field. It is a great field. To move on in the profession continue to work hard on the following:
1. Become credible - Degrees and Certs
2. Gain a ton of Practical Experience - Volunteer
3. Network - Clinics, Site Visits, Phone Calls, Emails, etc.
4. Be yourself and work hard.

When you get a chance check out It is a product I developed for aspiring strength coaches. Good luck!

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