Bob Medina Staff Bio | Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Bob Medina

NBA and Collegiate Experience

Portland Trailblazers Strength and Conditioning Coach – 1997-2013

  • Managed and coordinated comprehensive and individualized in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs
  • Worked individually with players year round to set and acheive goals
  • Worked with medical staff to prevent injury and speed recovery time
  • Assisted with team community relations:
    • Taught youth important fitness and life values at various basketball and fitness camps
    • Engaged season ticket holders at unique experiences
    • Provided engaging fitness training to team employees to promote workplace wellness
  • 2 Western Conference Finals Appearances
  • 3 NBA Pacific Division Championship Titles
  • Video features:

Seattle Supersonics Strength and Conditioning Coach – 1992-1997

  • 1 NBA Finals Appearance
  • 2 NBA Western Conference Finals Appearances
  • 3 NBA Pacific Division Championship Titles
  • 3 NBA All Star Coaching Staff  Appearances

UNLV Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach – 1985-1992

  • 1 National Championship
  • 3 Final Four Appearances
  • 6 Conference Championships

Camps/Other Experience

  • Chris Dudley Basketball Camp – 1999-Present
  • Tim Grgurich NBA Development Camp – 1992-Present
  • Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pre Draft Camp – 2011-2012
  • New Jersey Nets Pre Draft Camp – 2010-2012
  • NBA Pre Draft Combine   Chicago/Orlando – 2000-2013
  • Make it Better Summer Basketball Tour (Portland Trailblazers) – 2010-2012
  • Nate McMillan Basketball Camp – 2005 2012
  • Nike Hoop Summit – 2008-2013
  • Portland Trailblazers Las Vegas Summer League – 2005-2012
  • Portland Trailblazers Rocky Mountain Revue – 1999-2004
  • Portland Trailblazers Summer Pro League (Long Beach) – 1998
  • Michael Jordan Senior Flight School – 1999-2010
  • Seattle Supersonics Summer Basketball Camp – 1992-97
  • Seattle Supersonics Summer Pro League (Long Beach) – 1992-97
  • Seattle Supersonics Rocky Mountain Revue – 1992-97
  • UNLV Football Camp – 1985-88
  • UNLV Runnin'Rebels Basketball Camp – 1985-88
  • Basketball Specific Strength and Conditioning Coaches Symposium (Symposium Committee Board / Presenter) – 2010-2012
  • Longview WA Athletic Trainers / Coaches Clinic (Presenter) – 2011
  • Hammer Strength Coaches Clinic Seattle, WA (Presenter) – 2010

Certifications/Registrations

  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Certification
  • CES/PES Certification/NASM
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider/CPR/AED
  • National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE)
  • Bigger Faster Stronger
  • National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association (NBBCA)
  • NBA Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Education

  • UNLV (1988, B.S. in Athletic Training)

Publications

  • NBA Power Conditioning  (Contributing Author)
  • Train The NBA Way  (Contributing Author)
  • Chicken Soup for the Basketball Lovers Soul (Contributing Author)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (Educational Articles)

Family

  • Wife: LeeAnn
  • Children: Chazlie, Carson, Garrick and McKenzie