20 Mar Micah Kurtz
Windermere Prep School & Oak Hill Academy
Micah Kurtz is the Assistant Athletics Director & Director of Sports Performance at Windermere Preparatory School. In addition, Coach Kurtz serves as the Strength and Conditioning Consultant Coach to the 9-time high school basketball national champions Oak Hill Academy, and has consulted on projects regarding youth athletic development education for the NFL, USA Basketball, USA Football and Nike Football.
Coach Kurtz has won many awards in his field including: 2016 NSCA National Strength Coach of the Year, 2018 National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s Top 40 under 40 Sports Professional and was Twice named the South Carolina State Strength Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2014.
Before joining Windermere, he was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at AC Flora high school (Columbia, South Carolina) where over the last six years his teams won 14 team state championships and was twice named the best athletic program in the state. Prior to AC Flora, he served as a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of South Carolina.
Coach Kurtz is a National Board Certified Teacher, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS*D), Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (RSCC*D), USA Weight Lifting Sport’s Performance Coach (USAW), Functional Movement Screen Specialist (FMS), Vertimax Certified Coach and a Certified Speed Specialist (NASE-CSS). He is a sought after speaker and has presented throughout the United States, as well as Mexico, China and Hong Kong
He is active on social media and you can connect with him on Twitter and Instagram @KurtzM3 and visit his website www.TheAthleteMaker.com.