Dr. James Hoffmann holds a PhD in Sport Physiology and is a coach for Renaissance Periodization.
He is also the former Program Director of the Exercise and Sport Science program and the women’s Rugby team coach at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. While at Temple, James taught courses in strength and conditioning theory, strength and conditioning practice, exercise physiology, and biochemistry.
James earned his PhD under Dr. Mike Stone at ETSU, where he focused on the application of sled pushing to sport performance enhancement in Rugby players.
As the team’s assistant coach and Head Sport Scientist, James has coached numerous Rugby players at ETSU, where he was also the head strength and conditioning coach and weight room manager.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, James is a lifelong athlete, who has achieved high ranks in competitive Rugby, American Football, and Wrestling, and is currently pursuing Thai boxing.