If the coaching staff is the engineer that fine-tunes the automobile, then Strength and Conditioning coach Dwan Riggins is the mechanic that builds the strong machine. Riggins is responsible for designing and implementing training programs for the men’s and women’s Swimming and Diving teams as well as the women’s Soccer team.
Riggins earned a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Florida (UF) and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Sport Management. Her final season in Gainesville she worked as a fitness trainer at the Living Well Facility on the UF campus. Before she joined the Florida State staff, Riggins served as a volunteer for the Gator’s Strength and Conditioning staff, working with volleyball, soccer, and women’s basketball.
During the Fall of 2003, Riggins worked as an intern for Florida State’s Strength and Conditioning and later took the role as full-time coach. Riggins is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified through the CSCCa.
Dwan is an aspiring Gospel singer, pianist, and song writer. In addition to Jesus Christ, she acknowledges her parents Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Riggins as chief role models.