Jake Woodruff (MS, S&C Coach)

Jake Woodruff (MS, S&C Coach)

Jake Woodruff is currently a strength and conditioning sports performance coach at a private Pittsburgh facility. He is a former college athlete and currently plays semi-pro soccer. You can connect with him on Instagram.
  • Education: Master of Science in Sports Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh.

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