position Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach
Hometown Pittsburgh, Pa.
Alma Mater Slippery Rock '00
Jeremy Hoy joined the Ohio State athletics staff as an associate strength and conditioning coach in Summer 2018. He directs the men’s hockey strength and conditioning program and also assists with the women’s ice hockey program.
A native of Pittsburgh, Hoy has extensive experience training and developing hockey players.
He comes to Ohio State after 10 years at Robert Morris working as a strength consultant with the men’s and women’s hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse programs. He was the head strength and conditioning coach for the Youngstown Phantoms in the United States Hockey League (USHL) for seven seasons.
Hoy has worked with USA Hockey in a number of roles. He is the associate coach in chief for off-ice training for the MidAm District of USA Hockey. He served as the strength and conditioning coach with the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team that won gold at the World Championships in Russia and with the U-18 women’s select team. He also worked at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y.
He founded Pittsburgh-based Finish First Sports Performance, where he worked with hockey players at all levels, including NHL and AHL skaters for nearly 20 years. He also spent time working at Duquesne University.
Hoy is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) with the NSCA, a performance enhancement specialist (PES) with the NASM, a NASE certified instructor in speed and explosion training, a RPR (Reflexive Performance Reset) certified practitioner and a Flex Band Certified Instructor.
A graduate of Slippery Rock with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, Hoy also has a master’s degree in performance enhancement and injury prevention from California University of Pennsylvania.