Vincent Williams hired as strength and conditioning coach for Pitt men’s basketball

The Pitt Men’s Basketball Program has announced the hiring of Vincent Williams as the program’s new strength and conditioning coach.

Williams joins Pitt after spending last season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Philadelphia 76ers and replaces Garry Christopher, who has held the position for the past five seasons.

Williams spent time in both the NBA and men’s college basketball.

2021-22: Philadelphia 76ers (assistant strength and conditioning coach)
2020-21: Rhode Island (basketball performance director).
2018-2020: Washington Wizards (Director of Player Preparation).
2017-18: Coppin State Men’s and Women’s Programs (Director of Basketball Performance).

“Vince is highly respected in his field and has tremendous experience at the NBA and college levels,” Jeff Capel said. “I was impressed with his in-depth knowledge of training, conditioning, sports science, nutrition and recovery, and his approach to helping every student-athlete reach their full performance potential. I look forward to having him on our team and seeing how he helps improve our strength and conditioning program.

Williams earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Townson in 2011 and completed her master’s degree in applied exercise science/strength and conditioning from Concordia University Chicago in 2021.

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