The University of Mary Washington athletic department has hired George Greene as Director of Strength and Conditioning, according to Director of Athletics Ken Tyler; "We are excited and proud to announce George as our first-ever full-time Director of Strength and Conditioning. The addition of this position will have a positive impact on all of our student-athletes and is evidence of our strong commitment to being a top-quality NCAA Division III athletic department. George has great experience and we look forward to the innovative ways he will make our student-athletes healthier, stronger, and faster." In his role at the University of Mary Washington, George is directly responsible for the strength and conditioning design and implementation of 21 varsity sports. In addition he also oversees one assistant and several volunteers and interns.
Greene comes to UMW from Fort Bragg, NC, where he served as the Tactical Strength and Conditioning Specialist for the U.S. Special Operations Command. In this role he provided strength and conditioning services to U.S. soldiers to reduce the onset of injuries and improve performance in preparation for deployment. Prior to his time at Fort Bragg Greene spent four years as the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. At the University of Massachusetts George was responsible for designing and implementing training programs for 8 varsity sports as well as assisting with football and men's lacrosse. Prior to the University of Massachusetts Greene spent 18 months as the Sports Performance Director at Athletic Republic on Long Island, NY. During this time he developed training programs for high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. Greene got his start in the field of strength and conditioning working as an intern in the BIG 10 conference at the University of Iowa. In his career he has worked with several all-Americans, numerous all conference selections, and multiple athletes who have gone on to sign professional contracts in basketball, baseball, soccer, football, and hockey.
Greene is a graduate of Springfield College with a degree in Applied Exercise Science and is finishing his masters through Fort Hays State University in Health and Human Performance. Greene is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a registered strength and conditioning coach (RSCC) through the NSCA. Additionally he is a certified strength and conditioning coach through the ISSA, a certified sports performance coach through USAW, and is CPR/AED certified through American Red Cross.