<Jimmy Pritchard has worked with athletes from the Olympics, NHL, NFL and Division I collegiate level across multiple sports. He served as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Ski and Snowboard Club in Vail, Colorado. While there, he trained a long list of US Ski Team athletes, most notably Alice McKennis and Mikaela Shiffrin. He holds a MSc degree in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) from Edith Cowan University and is certified through the NSCA with both his CSCS and RSCC certifications.
Currently, he is an Athletic Performance Coach for Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and privately trains elite level high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in the Denver, Colorado area.
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