Joey Guarascio

Joey  Guarascio

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Alma Mater:
Sioux Falls

Joey Guarascio has served as assistant strength and conditioning coach for Ole Miss football for the last four years.

During his time at Ole Miss, Guarascio has been part of a strength staff that has helped lead the Rebel football team to two New Year's Six bowls, including the 2014 Peach Bowl and the 2016 Sugar Bowl.

Guarascio is the director of Ole Miss' athletic monitoring program, which utilizes GPS, accelerometer and heart rate data to collect, analyze, and interpret information that ultimately result in training adjustments to optimize performance.

He also oversees the Rebels' pro day and combine preparation for on-campus players.

Prior to his arrival at Ole Miss, Guarascio was as director of strength and conditioning at Northwestern State University where he oversaw all 17 varsity sports and handled programing specifically for football, men's and women's basketball and volleyball.

Before being appointed director of strength and conditioning at NSU, Guarascio served an internship on the strength and conditioning staff at LSU, working with football, volleyball and baseball.

Prior to LSU, Guarascio completed a graduate assistantship with NSU strength and conditioning where he assisted with football and programmed specifically for soccer, softball, volleyball and baseball. He was a strength and conditioning intern at Florida Atlantic, where he worked with football, men's basketball and women's basketball.

He was assistant wrestling coach at Naples (Fla.) High School and coached three state meet qualifiers and a district champion. Guarascio also worked at Velocity Sports Performance in Naples, Fla.

He is a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach for USA Weightlifting and is a certified the National Strength Coaches Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the distinction of Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC).

He graduated from Sioux Falls with an exercise science degree and from Northwestern State University with a master's degree in Human Health Performance with an emphasis in sports management.

He and his wife, Heather, were married June 23, 2012. They have one son, James, and a daughter, Sophia.




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