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Joe Valentino
Joe Valentino

Graduate Assist. Strength and Conditioning Coach

Joe Valentino joined Florida Atlantic University's Strength & Conditioning staff as a Graduate Assistant Strength Coach in 2012. Prior to joining the FAU Strength staff, he worked under head strength coach Joe Kenn, as a Student Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Carolina Panthers football team.

He spent his academic undergraduate career at James Madison University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree and majored in Kinesiology - Exercise Science. At JMU, he worked under coach Greg Werner, Lee Rowland, Callye Williams and Scott Bennett. As a Student Assistant Strength & Conditioning coach, he worked with JMU's baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer and track & field teams.During his academic breaks from JMU, he worked alongside and learned from well-respected physical therapists, sports performance coaches, and nutritionists near his hometown in New Jersey.

While working as a Graduate Assistant Strength Coach, Joe has continued his education by working towards a Master's Degree through the Exercise Science & Health Promotion department at FAU. Joe's responsibilities carry through his work with the following FAU Athletic teams: baseball, men's and women's tennis and swimming and diving.