Strength & Conditioning
The strength and conditioning program is designed to reach the widest swath of Seattle Prep students as possible, helping not only student-athletes but the general student body become comfortable in the weight room and building life-long skills.
Morning or ‘zero period’ workout groups are traditionally designed to help in-season student-athletes carve time out of their busy schedules to focus on body maintenance that can help our kids stay strong and healthy over the course of a long high school season. During the school day, a number of HEX classes are dedicated to offering teaching and training to interested students. Coach Durand and the other HEX teachers create individualized workout plans that help each student reach his or her own goals for the class. Finally, after school lifting groups are aimed at out-of-season student-athletes who use the time to come together as a team and to build strength, mass, explosion, flexibility or whatever other goals that are established collectively by their coaches, Coach Durand, or Coach Behrman, our assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.
High School football player. University of Washington strength coach. NFL Oakland Raiders strength coach. This is the experience Mike Durand brings to his role as Strength and Conditioning Coach at Prep. In his fourteenth year at Prep, Mike works with every student to develop the value of lifelong fitness skills. Whether it’s part of conditioning for a sport or merely to stay healthy, Mike works to develop personalized workouts to prepare students mentally and physically for competition on the court, field and classroom.
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