Men's Basketball



    Jeff Watkinson  
    Jeff Watkinson

    Position:
    Strength and Conditioning Coach

    Experience:
    2nd Year


    Jeff Watkinson is in his fourth season as Indiana's men's basketball strength and conditioning coordinator. Watkinson specializes in strength training, athletic development, conditioning and nutritional guidance. The Chicago, Ill., native obtained his master's degree in exercise science in 1996 from IU.

    Watkinson returned to Bloomington after spending five seasons at Missouri as the director of strength and conditioning for the men's basketball team. Prior to Missouri, he worked at Clemson (1999-2001), Charlotte (1997-99) and College of Charleston (1996-97).

    Watkinson began his college studies in 1989 at Kishwaukee College in Illinois, where he was a member of the baseball team while earning an associate's degree in pre-medicine. He then earned a baseball scholarship to North Carolina State University. He played two years with the Wolfpack baseball team (1991-1993) and graduated with a pre-medicine degree in 1993.

    Watkinson obtained certification with the National Strength and Conditioning Association during his stint at IU.

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