Joey Guarascio

Joey  Guarascio

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Alma Mater:
Sioux Falls

Joey Guarascio severed 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.




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