Maryland quartet is among 229 total collegiate and high school athletes the NSCA recognized.
Michael Szemborski is entering his fifth year at the University of Maryland as a full-time strength coach, and is in his eigth year overall at Maryland.
He was named the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports in August 2011. Szemborski is currently responsible for oversight of 18 of the Olympic Sports at Maryland, along with being the head strength and conditioning coach for Men's lacrosse, Women's lacrosse, Volleyball, Field Hockey and Gymnastics.
During his time on the Maryland staff, Szemborski worked as the top assistant for football under former head strength coach Dwight Galt for three seasons. Along with his football responsibilities, Szemborski has worked as the Head Strength Coach for Men's lacrosse, Women's lacrosse, Women's basketball, Men's tennis, Women's tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Women's golf, Acrobatics and Tumbling, Men's soccer, Women's soccer, Field hockey, Softball, Baseball and Gymnastics.
Prior to coming to Maryland, Szemborski spent three years as a volunteer assistant and one year as a part-time assistant at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. While at Hampden-Sydney, he was in charge of coaching the running back and implementing the strength and conditioning program for the football team.
Szemborski is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. He graduated from Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Va., in 2002, and later received his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Longwood University in 2007. Szemborski currently resides in Jessup, Md.