Micah Kurtz

Website: http://www.TheAthleteMaker.com.

Micah Kurtz

Micah Kurtz serves as the Strength and Conditioning Consultant Coach to Oak Hill Academy, nine-time high school basketball national champions and winner of the 2016 Dick's National Tournament. He is also the Director of Strength and Conditioning at AC Flora High School in Columbia, South Carolina.

In the past five years, AC Flora has won 12 state championships, and the school was named the top athletic program of the year by The State newspaper in both 2014 and 2015. Kurtz was named the 2016 National Strength and Conditioning Association Coach of the Year, and was named the South Carolina Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in both 2013 and 2014.

Coach Kurtz is an active speaker at strength and fitness conferences across the U.S., and he has delivered presentations in China and Hong Kong. He is the South Carolina State Director for both the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a member of the NSCA's Subject Matter Expert Committee; a National Board-Certified Teacher; a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction; a USA Weight Lifting Certified Sports Performance Coach; a National Association Speed and Explosion Specialist; and a Level II Functional Movement Screen Certified Coach.

You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @KurtzM3 and visit his online training website www.TheAthleteMaker.com.

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