David Bass, MSCC, is Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance with Wake Forest University. In this Masters Profile, Coach Bass shares what he’s learned from his mentors, his best advice for young coaches just entering the profession, and what the CSCCa means to him.
In his video, which you can watch above, he answers the following questions. If you’d like to hear the answers to individual questions, click the links below.
- How did early mentorship help you in this profession?
- What was one experience that taught you a valuable lesson?
- What advice can you give to young strength coaches?
- What does the CSCCa mean to you?
Bass provides oversight to the Sports Performance department, along with developing and implementing the unit’s objectives to coincide with the Athletic Department’s vision of Developing Champions. At Wake Forest, he works directly with the field hockey, men’s golf, men’s soccer, men’s cross country/middle distance and women’s cross country/middle distance teams. He has previously worked with baseball, football, women’s basketball, women’s golf, men and women’s tennis and men and women’s track and field. Bass is certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and holds the credential of MSCC (Master Strength and Conditioning Coach). He also holds certifications from the NSCA, Titleist Performance Institute, FMS, and USAW. Bass joined the Demon Deacons from James Madison University where he was an assistant strength and conditioning coach for two years from 2002-04. While at James Madison, Bass earned his Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology in 2004.
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