Director of Olympic Sport Performance
Cliff Dooman is in his 13th year at Navy, where he serves as the Director of Olympic Sport Performance. He works directly with the wrestling, baseball and golf programs to come up with training programs, as well as assisting with football. In addition to those duties, he also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Physical Education department.
Prior to Navy, Dooman spent two years as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at The Ohio State University. He had also previously fulfilled the roles of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Hartford, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Frappier Sports Acceleration and Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
After spending three years as a Student Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Springfield College (Mass.), he made his first stop at Navy in 1995-96, where he served as Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Dooman has earned many certifications through his career, which include National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Track and Field Level I Coach, USA Weightlifting Senior Coach, Crossfit Level I, Crossfit Football and American Heart Association First Aid and CPR.
Dooman earned his master's degree in Exercise Science/Education from the University of Dayton in 1998 and his bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Springfield College (Mass.) in 1995. He currently resides in Annapolis with his wife, Shannon, and newborn son (born May 13, 2011), Samuel.
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