Brian Whiting returns for his sixth season as the strength and conditioning coach for the Mountaineer women’s basketball team. In addition to women’s basketball, Whiting handles the strength and conditioning responsibilities for the Mountaineer tennis team.
Prior to arriving at West Virginia, Whiting spent three years on the Michigan State strength and conditioning staff where he worked his way from an intern to a graduate assistant. There, he assisted in the design and implementation of sport specific training programs for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s ice hockey, baseball and wrestling, as well as other varsity sport teams.
He holds the Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) title through the CSCCa, and is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Whiting is a 2009 graduate of Michigan State with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. He completed his master’s degree in kinesiology with a coaching specialization in 2011, also from Michigan State. He is a native of Plymouth, Michigan.
He and his wife, Elise, reside in Morgantown. The couple welcomed their first child, Shay, in 2016.