Xavi Schelling

Director of Sports Science and Athletic Development @ San Antonio Spurs (NBA)

Academic degrees:

  • PhD Degree (Cum Laude). Research area: “Influence of playing position, playing time and phase of the season on plasma testosterone and cortisol in professional basketball players. A 4-years follow-up study”. National Institute of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. University of Lleida. Department of Basic Medical Sciences.
  • Master in Integrative Physiology. University of Barcelona. Faculty of Biology.
  • Master in Advanced Research Studies in “Basis of methodological research on sport and physical activity”. University of Lleida.
  • Master in Sport Sciences. “High Performance in Team Sports”. Fútbol Club Barcelona. National Institute of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. University of Barcelona.
  • Bachelor of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. National Institute of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. University of Lleida

Professional achievements:

  • 2014-(Present) – Director of Sports Science and Athletic Development at the San Antonio Spurs (NBA).
  • 2013-2014 – Strength & Conditioning Coach for the U20 Spanish National Team.
  • 2008-2014 – Athletic performance coordinator / consultant for NBA players.
  • 2005-2014 – Applied Sports Sceintist and Strength & Conditioning Coach at Bàsquet Manresa (ACB, Spanish 1st Division).

Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Xavi_Schelling