June 17, 2014 - by
Erik Korem Bio

  Erik Korem
Erik Korem

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach/ Football

1st season at FSU

Alma Mater:
Texas A&M University ’03

The Korem Profile

Birthdate: August 25, 1980

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

High School: L.V. Berkner

College: Texas A&M

Family: wife, Hayle Lynn Korem

Coaching Background

  • Erik Korem joined the Florida State strength & conditioning staff in February 2010 as the speed and nutrition specialist to the football program, after spending the previous two years at Mississippi State
  • At Mississippi State, Korem served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach and was also a professor in the Exercise Science Department.
  • Korem’s resume includes extensive work with world-class track & field sprinters, including five-time Olympic medalist and six-time World Championship medalist Vernoica Campbell-Brown. He also served as a speed development consultant for Tyson Gay during the 2008 Olympic year when he broke the American record in the 100-meter dash (9.69).
  • Prior to Mississippi State, Korem spent a year as the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of the Pacific, which followed a short stint as the head strength & conditioning coach at Fort Valley State University.
  • Korem served an internship and was a graduate assistant at the University of Arkansas while completing his master’s degree in Exercise Science from 2004-2006.
  • As an undergraduate, Korem played football for four seasons at Texas A&M, where he earned his degree in Applied Exercise Physiology.

Coaching History

Florida State, 2010-present (assistant strength & conditioning coach/speed and nutrition specialist/football); Mississippi State, 2007-2009 (assistant strength & conditioning coach); University of the Pacific, 2006-2007 (Director of Athletic Performance); Fort Valley State, 2006 (head strength & conditioning coach); University of Arkansas, 2004-2006 (intern and graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach).

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