The Tulane University Strength and Conditioning facility, located in the Wilson Athletic Center, features over 5,000 square feet of training space and over 30,000 pounds of weights and equipment. Every student-athlete at Tulane utilizes this state-of-the-art facility for all of their training needs. The weight room is furnished with equipment from Wynmor, Sorinex, York, and Hammer Strength. In addition, the facility is complete with Dynamaxx medicine balls, hurdles, plyometric boxes and assorted speed and agility equipment. The weight room is also equipped with Cybex stationary bikes in order to ensure cardiovascular fitness. Student-athletes also benefit from state-of-the-art video equipment which is used to evaluate each player to ensure that they exercise properly, effectively and safely.
Under the direction and motivation of head strength and conditioning coach Russell Barbarino and his staff of Gavin Ozaki, Jake Rayburn and Karen Groce, the facility has developed an intense and hard working, yet enjoyable, atmosphere. A digital stereo system, complete with surround sound and video monitor, contains over 1,500 songs which keep each student-athlete energized.
The goals of the staff are to help each student-athlete reach their peak physical performance and maximize injury prevention. Each student-athlete receives training and instruction that specifically enhance athletic performance in their respective sports. The strength and conditioning facility is an integral part of Tulane's success.
|The 5,000 square foot Henry Frnka weight room is exclusively for Tulane student athletes and offers supervised training.|