Charlie has been married to Crystal Melton since July 21, 2001. Full time Strength Coach at Florida State since July 2001. Responsible for implementing training programs for Soccer and Track & Field, and with assisting the Football strength program. Also, responsible for developing and supervising the internship curriculum for the Strength Department. Served as a Graduate Assistant for the football program at FSU from July 2000- July 2001.
Earned a master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Memphis in December 2000. Worked as a graduate assistant with the Strength Department under Todd Stroud, and also with the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Research Laboratory under Dr. Richard Kreider, from July 1998- July 2000. Placed 3rd and 4th in the Collegiate Weightlifting National Championships in 1997 and 1998, respectively.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA since 1998, and recently certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Certified Level 1 club coach through USA Weightlifting (USAW).