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Springfield College Strength and Conditioning



Director of Strength and Conditioning

Brian Thompson (PhD, ATC, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FMS)
(413) 748-3495

Brian Thompson (PhD, ATC, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FMS)  is currently the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, a Professor of Exercise Science, and the Graduate Strength and Conditioning Program Director at Springfield College where he has worked since 1998. Thompson is responsible for the strength and conditioning program design and implementation for all 26 teams at Springfield College as well as teaching and advising in the Graduate Strength and Conditioning program.

In the spring of 2017, Thompson was awarded the RSCC*E recognition, the highest honor given by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  

Thompson was presented with the honor at the annual NSCA National Conference.  The current Director of Strength and Conditioning/Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Professor of Exercise Science, and the Graduate Strength and Conditioning Program Director at Springfield College, Thompson was recognized for his expertise and leadership.  To date, Thompson is one of only 88 strength and conditioning coaches in the nation to have received the RSCC*E recognition. Under his direction, Springfield College has produced some of the finest strength and conditioning coaches in the country, with alums coaching in the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL, as well at the NCAA Division I, II, and III levels, and in the private sector. 

Thompson first started working in the field of strength and conditioning in 1987 and has trained athletes at the elementary school, middle school, high school, collegiate, professional, Paralympic and Olympic levels. He has presented and/or conducted strength and conditioning related workshops in Australia, China, Mexico, Taiwan and throughout the United States. Brian received his Bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Athletic Training and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois.

Thompson has been the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Springfield College since the summer of 2010 and a full time faculty member since 1998. He first started working in the field of strength and conditioning in 1992 and has trained athletes at the middle school, high school, collegiate, professional, and olympic levels. 


Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning

Mary Kate Feit 

Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant Coaches

Dylan Brown
Graduate Assistant Coach
Jake Eglintine
Graduate Assistant Coach
Logan Fletcher
Graduate Assistant Coach
Nicole Jimenez
Graduate Assistant Coach
Zach Korten
Graduate Assistant Coach
Aaron Matthias
Graduate Assistant Coach
Jasmine Nguyen
Graduate Assistant Coach
Andrew Papirio
Graduate Assistant Coach


Leaders in the Field




Adam Feit

Precision Nutrition/Springfield College

Addison Savela

The College of New Jersey

Aimee Pardington

Providence College

AJ Levy

Howard University

Alex Merrill

Duke University

Alex O'Keefe

Tufts University

Alex Rosenzweig

Elements of Motion

Alison Benz

Eastern Michigan University


Alex Sammaras

Chinese Olympic Committee

Amanda Kimball

University of Connecticut

Amit Vohra

Towson University

Andrew Wilson

University of Colorado-Boulder

Anthony Morando

University of Minnesota Deluth

Andrew Feild

Miami Dolphins

Barry Parker

Shenendoah University

Ben Butterfield

Assumption College

Beth Byron

West Virginia University

Bill Anderson

University of South Carolina

Brian Bert University of North Florida

Brian Hess

Army West Point

Brian Jordan

Authentic Performance Center

Brooke Skidmore

Regis University


Bruce Brazeal

Athletes, Etc.

Bryan McGovern

Binghamton University

Cameron Ringstead

Elon University

Carolyn Stocker

Springfield College

Catherine Lass

Seton Hall University

Chad Nelson

Attain Sports Performance

Chris Boyko

Amherst College

Chris Chase

Memphis Grizzlies

Chris Desrosiers

University of Arizona

Chris Fee

Sacred Heart University

Christine McComb

Emerson College

CJ DeWet

Austin Elite Rugby

Conor Hughes

Army West Point


Craig Kitovich

Total Fitness Equipment
Craig Miszewski University of California Davis

Craig Stoddard 

Velocity Sports Performance

Craig Swieton

Murry State University

Dan Buck


Dan Gregory

Prentiss Hockey Performance/Research Assistant- UMass Amherst

Dan Jaffe Army West Point

Dan Kopcso

Tufts University

Dan Liburd

Brooklyn Nets

Dan Nichols

University of Minnesota


Dan Vega

St. Louis Cardinals Organization

Dan Perlmutter

Duke University

Danielle Spiro

Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness

David Albaranes

University of Illinois

Dave Williams

Glendale Raptors

Doug Jarrow

Chicago Cubs Organization

Doug McKenney

Coach Me Plus

Elizabeth Proctor

Be An Athlete Sports Performance

Eric Ciano

Buffalo Bills

Eric Discko

Anytime Fitness

Eric McMahon

Texas Rangers Organization

Eric Schmitt

University of California Santa Barbara

Eric Yuen

University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)

Fahd Jindani

Vanderbilt University

Frank Spinelli St. Louis Cardinals Organization

George Greene

Stony Brook University

Glenn Cain 

Rutgers University

Glenn Harris

Boston University/Advocare

Greg Carrasquillo

Nicholls State

Hal Luther

Buffalo Bills

Henry Ruggiero 

Real Salt Lake

James McGuire

Fitchburg State University

Jamey Mroz

JM Peak Performance

Jared Hatz

Lebanon Valley College

Jason Benguche

Carolina Panthers

Jason Polakowski Bryant University

Jeff Rapp

Northeastern University

Jesse Demers Stryker Orthapedics

Jessica Prencipe

Clemson University

Jim Arthur

Miami Dolphins

Jimmy McGuire Average Joe's

Joe Forsyth

University of Hartford

Joe Lorincz

New Jersey Devils

Joe Gilfedder

Fordham University

Joe Hudson

Boston Red Sox

Joe Van Gilder

Southern Connecticut State University

Joel DeMarco

University of Connecticut

Joel Reinhardt

Nicholls State

John Cena

Professional Wrestler/Actor

John Field

Bucknell University

Jon maneen

Conca Sports and Fitness

John "Linghao" Kong

Univeristy of North Carolina

Jon Torine

Functional Movement Systems

Joshua Aycock

Globus Medical/United States Tennis Association

JT Allaire

Buffalo Sabres

Julia Girman

JG Fitness & Performance

Justin Geyer University of Colorado

Kate Mason

Rutgers University

Kelly Dormandy

Loyola Marymount University

Katie Newell

Stony Brook University

Lauren Brown

Saint Anslem

Lori Gleason (Martin)

Binghamton University

Lauren Stobbie

Del Webb Ponte Vedra 

Loryssa Sylvia (Simas)

University of Rhode Island

Mallory Benard

University of Central Florida

Marc Nadeau

Bartram Trail High School

Mary Kate Feit (Jones)

Springfield College

Matt Edwards

United States Army

Matt Dyer

University of Maine-Fort Kent

Maura Bergan Springfield College

Melissa Boldt`

Penn State University

Michael Doscher

Valdosta State University

Miachael Harris

Yale University

Michael Morgan

The Citadel

Michelle Boland

Northeastern University

Micahel Steidle

Kansas City Sporting Soccer

Michael Ungar

Unger Nation

Mike Boyle

Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning

Mike Kamal

Merrimack College

Mike Poidomani

MJP Strength and Conditioning

Mike Potenza

San Jose Sharks

Mike Woicek

Dallas Cowboys

Molly O'Brien

Fortius Intitute

Natalie LaSalle

Providence College

Nicoya Benham-Marin

UMASS Amherst

Nhat Mai

Nicholls State

Paul DePippo DePippo Training Systems
Paul Park UpFit Training Academy
Paul Tusch MPower Performance Institute
Pete Remmes University of Iowa Football
Quan Wen IMG Academy

Rebecca Kimball

Wellesley College

Renee Zernicke Future

Richard Levy

Temple University

Richard Wood

Virta Healthcare

Rob Lasorsa

Hall of Fame Track and Field Coach/Perform Better

Robert Bouchey

Continuum Performance- American Internation College

Robin Amylon

Boston University

Russell DeRosa

Boston College

Rusty Jones

Retired after 28 Years in the NFL

Ryan Crossman

US Air Force

Ryosuke Naito

Baltimore Orioles

Sam Leahey

Precision Sport Science

Sam Kavarsky

UCLA Football

Sam Santich

Springfield College

Sam Sturgis

Pure Performance Training

Sarah Testo

Keene State College

Sarah Cahill

Sarah Cahill Strength

Sarah Woodward Ralph C. Mahor regional High School

Scott Leech

Merrimack College

Sean Conaty

Eastern Michigan University

Sean Hayes

Unveristy of Georgia

Seth Forman

Advanced Athletic Development

Shauna Staveley

Iron Mountain

Shepard Allen

The College of Holy Cross

Spring Silverman

The Academy of the New Church Girls School

Simone Morin

George Washington University

Thomas Manning

Chinese Professional Baseball League

Tim Brady

Lafayette College

Tim Caron


Tim Mullen

Harvard University

Tim Rehm

Mississippi State University

Todd Wright

Philadelphia 76ers

Tredell Dorsey

Lane College

Trevor Dorian 

Attain Sports Performance

Tyler Shimizu University of Alabama-Huntsville

William AcSheffrey

St. John's Preparatory School

Vincent Cagliostro

Stony Brook University

Vic Brown

Ithaca College

Zane Pfefferle

Lyndon State College