Strength & Conditioning Coach @ Florida State University
Coach Jake Schuster leads the physical preparation of the Florida State University Track and Field team and serves as an Adjunct Professor and Research Affiliate for the FSU Institute of Sports Science and Sports Medicine focusing on sports technology and hamstring injury reduction.
A Boston native, Jake lettered in Wrestling and Lacrosse for McDaniel College in Maryland before finishing his undergraduate degree at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam and completing a Masters in the world #1 ranked Exercise Physiology & Nutrition at Loughborough University in England. Along the way, Jake completed internships with Nike Boston, the Dutch Olympic Federation, and Cressey Sports Performance where he worked with MLB All-Stars. After spending the 2015-16 season working with New Zealand Rugby through their silver medal Rio Olympic campaign, Jake served as Performance Director at USA Field Hockey immediately prior to moving to Florida to be closer to his family. Jake is currently remotely completing his Doctorate in Elite Sports Performance with a focus on speed and power, and does consult work in this area for several NFL, NBA, NHL, and international Rugby teams.