Meet Head Coach Emily, MS, USAW
Founder of Relentless Athletics
Adjunct Instructor at Temple University
Emily holds a M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Temple University and a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Drexel University. Through this education, Emily values her ability to coach athletes with a perspective that is grounded in biomechanics and human physiology. Outside of the classroom, Emily has experience coaching and programming at the Division I Collegiate Level working as the assistant strength coach for Temple University’s Women’s Rugby team. In addition, Emily holds her USAW Sport Performance certification and values her ability to coach athletes using “Olympic” Weightlifting. Emily is extremely passionate about the sport of Weightlifting, not only for the competitive nature of the sport, but also for the application of the lifts as a tool in the strength field. Through these lifts, Emily has been able to develop athletes that range from grade school athletes to nationally ranked athletes in sports such as lacrosse, field hockey, and weightlifting.
During her years in the class and weight room, Emily came to realize that most female athletes never get the benefits of weight training until much later in their athletic career. Emily realized that most females feared the weight room due to intimidation of a predominately male environment as well as fearing that lifting will get them too “big” (a misconception that has been around for WAY too long). Through her knowledge and own experience, Emily understands the benefits weightlifting has on developing her own athletic abilities, and more importantly her confidence.
Emily developed the idea of Relentless Athletics hoping to make a CHANGE in the industry. Relentless is a means to educate girls on the importance of strength training and sports nutrition for both their physical and mental development.
Through Relentless, Emily aims to use her scientific knowledge, experience, and passion to create a community of female athletes that are stronger and more confident in their ability to work towards any goal they aspire to achieve.