Ken Vick

Ken Vick

Ken Vick joined STACK Velocity Sports Performance with 14 years of coaching experience in speed, strength and athletic performance as well as weightlifting, soccer, track and water polo. Over the course of his career, he has coached hundreds of elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, AVP, the last 3 Summer & Winter Olympic Teams and over 50 NCAA Division I and NAIA schools.

Prior to joining STACK VSP, Coach Vick headed Performance Edge, which served elite and youth athletes in the South Bay Area for over 9 years. He also served as the Western U.S. Director of Sports Performance for HealthSouth. He has worked extensively in both sports performance and sports medicine settings. He served as assistant strength coach for the Los Angeles Kings, head strength coach for the Los Angeles Avengers of the AFL and the Long Beach Ice Dogs of the IHL.

Coach Vick's expertise has been relied on by numerous sports organizations, including USA Weightlifting where he was a member of the 2000 Junior World Championship staff; NIKE Basketball, Hockey and SAQ; the Los Angeles Clippers; Michael Jordon's Senior Flight School; the AVP; and the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation.

Coach Vick earned his Bachelor's degree from Columbia College, and he completed graduate studies in Biomechanics and Motor Control at Long Beach State.

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