Lance joined the FSU strength and conditioning staff as a graduate assistant in 2007. He transferred to Florida State after a year as a graduate assistant at the University of Virginia in 05-06. He currently works with the volleyball and football teams at FSU.
Lance has a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science form the University of North Carolina Charlotte where he volunteered with the strength and conditioning staff. Lance also interned for three seasons with the Carolina Panthers, working under head Strength and Conditioning Coach Jerry Simmons. While attending UNCC Lance earned his CSCS and his ACSM HFI certifications.