Guy Hornsby

Guy Hornsby, Ph.D.

Teaching Assistant Professor

Phone: (304) 293-0851
Office Location: PAS-E 256
Office Hours: MW: 10-11; TR: 9:30-11 or by appointment


  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS*D)
  • USA Weightlifting (USAW), Certified National Level Coach 

Committees and Memberships

National Strength and Conditioning Association

  • NSCA West Virginia State Director
  • NSCA Weightlifting Special Interest Group (SIG) Executive Council member
  • Presented at Coaches Conference and National Conference
  • Reviewer for Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

USA Weightlifting

  • West Virginia Local Weightlifting Committee (LWC) President
  • USAW LWC Presidents Advisory Committee member (representing the Central and Southeast U.S.)

Educational Background

  • B.S Exercise Science – East Tennessee State University
  • M.A. Exercise Physiology and Performance – East Tennessee State University
  • Ph.D. Sport Physiology and Performance (Coaching Emphasis) – East Tennessee State University

Professional Highlights

  • Professional experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the D-1 Collegiate level and within U.S. Special Operations
  • Head Coach of West Virginia Weightlifting, a USAW registered club and a WVU sport club
  • Coordinates Monongalia County, High School Strength and Conditioning, Graduate Assistant Program
  • Involved in sport science / athlete monitoring efforts through collaboration with WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
  • Oversees ACE strength and conditioning minor

Research Interests

  • Athlete monitoring
  • Periodization and programming
  • Kinetics and kinematics of weightlifting
  • Professional aspects of strength and conditioning