Bobby DeThomasis has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach/Athletic Trainer since 2004. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a concentration in Strength and Conditioning from the State University of New York College at Cortland, where he played varsity football for four years and was a two time team captain. After college, Bobby passed the certification tests for Athletic Training (ATC) and the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He began working as a full time Strength and Conditioning Coach at Xceleration Sports Training located in New York. He also worked part-time as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Strong Island Sound professional basketball team, part of the American Basketball Association.
While working as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Xceleration Sports Training, Bobby became interested in the training and nutritional protocols of world renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin. After several years of practicing the Poliquin Principles, Bobby became certified as a Level 1 Biosignature Practitioner in 2007 and moved to Chicago to work at The Poliquin Performance Center in Northfield, Illinois.
Bobby has been continuously improving his skills set as an athletic trainer and strength coach by regularly attending certification classes as well as informational courses at The Poliquin International Strength Institute in Rhode Island. He has achieved Level 5 PICP Master Strength Coach, Level 2 Biosignature Modulation and earned P.I.M.S.T. certifications. He has also taken instructional courses with Charles Poliquin on special consideration topics, which include, Accelerated Healing of Low Back Injuries, Sport Specific Training, and Training for the Pre-Pubesant. Recently Bobby has completed courses and certifications in Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 2, Active Release Technique Biomechanics Analysis and USA Track and Field Speed Summit. His specialties include improving sport specific strength and conditioning, speed, power and quickness development, athletic rehabilitation and sports nutrition.
Bobby has worked with numerous elite athletes including NFL and collegiate football players, minor league and collegiate baseball players, NHL /AHL and collegiate hockey players and collegiate lacrosse players. Bobby also works with several Olympic athletes, who compete in wrestling and long track speed skating, including a silver medalist in the 2010 winter games in Vancouver.
BS, ATC, CSCS, A.R.T., FRC, FR, PICP Level 5 Master Strength Coach, Biosignature Modulation Level 2, FST Level 2, Bioprint Practitioner Level 1, Eleiko Strength Coach Level 2