Virginia Tech Athletics Department
675 Washington St., SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Responsibilities: Shuman helps out with the implantation of strength and conditioning programs for all Olympic sports. He primarily oversees the design and implementation of the strength and condition programs for the sports of men’s and women’s track and field, lacrosse, golf, men’s soccer and men’s tennis.
Joined VT Staff: 2012
Prior to Virginia Tech: After receiving his undergraduate degree in 2008, Shuman served as a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program while working on his master’s degree.
Education: Virginia Tech, 2008 (B.A. in apparel, housing and resource management); Virginia Tech, 2012 (master’s in curriculum and instruction).
Of Note: Shuman played football at Virginia Tech and was a three-year starter. He started at left guard as a redshirt sophomore before being moved to center after the season and starting two years at that position.
In strength and conditioning, Shuman holds the following certifications: SCCC (strength and conditioning coach certified), USAW (USA weightlifting), CTPS (certified tennis performance specialist), FMS (functional movement screening) and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
Personal: A native of Fork Union, Va., Shuman attended Fork Union High School, and his father serves as the head football coach of the Fork Union postgraduate team. Shuman lives in Blacksburg.