Jeremy Gough serves as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Upper School PE Department Head and Teacher, as well as co-teacher of Anatomy and Physiology and a freshman advisor. He has a Master's degree in Applied Exercise and Health Science from Kennesaw State University and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Valdosta State University. Gough is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) and is certified through Functional Movement Systems. He was born and raised in Georgia and currently lives in Sandy Springs with his wife Kristy where they are active members at Passion City Church in Buckhead and serve with Passion Kids.
Previously, Gough served as the director of Sport Performance at Kennesaw State. While at KSU, he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of training for over 400 student-athletes competing in 16 Olympic Sports at the NCAA Division I level. During this time, he also had the privilege of being a part of numerous conference championships and NCAA-qualifying individuals and teams. Prior to his five years at KSU, Gough, had the honor of serving as Sport Physiology Fellow for the US Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, Colorado.In this role, he assisted in all aspects of training for resident athletes of these US programs: Bobsled and Skeleton, Boxing, Cycling, Fencing, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Shooting, Track and Field, Triathlon, and Wrestling, as well as the following US Paralympic programs: Judo, Shooting, Swimming, and Track and Field. Additionally, he designed and implemented all aspects of strength training and conditioning for members of the US Paralympic Alpine Ski team and resident athlete members of USA Modern Pentathlon and for Olympic and National Champion USA Bobsled and Skeleton athletes. He also collaborated with Sports Medicine to design, implement, and oversee rehabilitation training programs for athletes competing in Greco-Roman wrestling, men’s gymnastics, USA Weightlifting, and women’s freestyle wrestling.
Jeremy Gough brings over 10 years of experience in the field of human performance working with a variety of athletes, coaches, and individuals. He has developed programs in which athletes are assisted in reaching their maximum genetic potential while preserving their quality of life through the systematic design, implementation, and monitoring of prehabilitation, strength training and conditioning programs through a multifaceted approach centered on current scientific research.