Jason Vest joined the Middle Tennessee Strength and Conditioning staff in fall of 2012, and will oversee the men’s tennis program, specifically.
Vest comes to Middle Tennessee after serving as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Troy University, where he worked as the first assistant for football and was the head strength coach for men’s basketball and men’s and women’s track and field. He also served on the State Board for the NSCA in Alabama.
Vest originally started as a student assistant strength and conditioning coach at James Madison University from September 2008 to May 2009 before moving to Wake Forest as intern strength and conditioning coach.
Other stops along the way included Auburn (Intern strength coach, 2009), Troy (Graduate Assistant, 2009-2011), and Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y., where he was the head basketball strength and conditioning coach.
Vest graduated undergrad from James Madison University in 2009, and earned his Master’s degree in Sports and Fitness Management from Troy in 2011. He is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified, and recently earned his IPTA certification, which is a tennis specific strength and conditioning certificate.