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Speed, Strength & Conditioning Center

Speed, Strength & Conditioning Center
Timmons Arena
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, S.C. 29613



Andre' Bernardi
Assistant Athletics Director/Director of Speed, Strength & Conditioning
P (864) 294-3453

Trent Caldwell
Assistant Director of Speed, Strength & Conditioning
(Men's & Women's Basketball, Volleyball, Men's & Women's Golf, Men's & Women's Tennis)
P (84) 294-3454

Trey Tuten
Assistant Speed, Strength & Conditioning Coach
(Baseball, Softball, Men's & Women's Lacrosse, Men's & Women's Soccer, Men's & Women's Cross Country)
P (864) 294-3454

Social Media 

Facebook: FurmanStrength
Twitter: @Furman_Strength
Instagram: FurmanStrength

Iron Horsemen:
Furman Speed, Strength & Conditioning Video

Speed, Strength & Conditioning Mission Statement

The mission of the Furman Speed, Strength & Conditioning program is to build championship-caliber student-athletes by applying discipline, work ethic, leadership, and accountability principles while training in a safe, clean, scientifically-backed facility and program. By modeling servant leadership principles, we will develop young men and young women who will run their race to win in the classroom, in competition, and in life.

Speed, Strength & Conditioning Philosophy 

The Furman Speed, Strength & Conditioning program philosophy is to enhance athletic performance through a foundation of proven, old-school methods as well as the incorporation of cutting-edge, scientifically-backed ideas within our training regimens. We believe in developing athletes through the 6:3:1 principle. The mind is to the body as 3 is to 1, and the spirit is to the mind as 6 is to 3.

Facility Overview

 Furman's Speed, Strength & Conditioning Center serves over 425  student-athletes representing 20 NCAA Division I men's and women's athletic teams. The 7,000-square foot Official Hammer Strength Training Center is located in Timmons Arena.

Completely upgraded in 2012, the facility includes:

16 Power Stations
8 Hammer Strength Platforms & Squat Racks
8 Hammer Strength Standalone Squat Racks
11,367 lbs. Of Free Weights
8 Olympic Weightlifting Barbells
48 Tusnami Bars
10 Prowlers
Tunch Punch Station
2 Full Sets Of Dumbells (5-100 lbs.)
8 Full Sets Of Kettle Bells (20-100 lbs.)
Pit Shark & Various Lifestyle Fitness Cable Machines
MONDO Flooring 

Nutrition Overview

Sponsored by Ingles Grocery, Furman's Speed, Strength & Conditioning Center features a Fueling Station where Paladin student-athletes can refuel following training sessions. Choices include:

Gatorade Protein Recovery Shakes
Gatorate Protein Recovery Bars
Tru Moo Chocolate Milk
Fruits & Vegetables
Breads & Bagels