Jake Barney became the Head Sports Performance coach in the fall of 2015.
Barney graduated in December 2014 from Colorado Mesa University with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology-fitness & health promotion. He also received a minor in Personal Training.
While attending CMU, Barney was actively involved in coaching at Fruita Monument High School and ran many youth camps at CMU.
In his later more experienced undergrad years, he did internships at Southern Virginia University and Colorado Mesa which earned him a student coaching position at CMU Strength and Conditioning.
After graduation, he pursued a coaching assistantship at BYU Football Performance. While assisting BYU he also worked as a personal trainer in the Utah valley.
Jake lives in Buena Vista, Va. with his wife Kirsten.
NSCA - CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
USAW - Level 1 Sports Performance Coach