Seth Diters is in his third year at Florida State as the assistant strength and conditioning coach after joining the staff in August 2015.
Diters is responsible for designing and implementation of the comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for the Seminoles’ baseball program. Additionally, he oversees the scheduling and overall direction of the Florida State graduate practicum student development.
Prior to moving to Tallahassee, Diters served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Maryland for three years where he worked directly with baseball, wrestling, and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s golf. Along with his team responsibilities, Diters served as the point of contact for the Terrapins’ strength and conditioning internship program.
Diters received his Masters of science degree in educational leadership and sports management at Winona State while serving as the graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Warriors’ baseball, men’s basketball, softball and gymnastics programs. Additionally, he assisted with the Winona State football program during his two-year stint.
His first opportunity at the NCAA Division I level came at Iowa where he began as an intern before earning part-time status as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. After working with the Hawkeyes’ 21 Olympic sports programs in his first year, he was able to concentrate his efforts on baseball, men’s and women’s track and cheerleading for Iowa.
Diters gained his first experience in the field at Binghamton University during the summer of 2007 as he implemented the strength and conditioning programs for men’s and women’s basketball. He also worked with 12-18 year olds as part of the Maximum Athletic Performance Camp.
Diters earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Springfield College in 2008. He is certified by the NSCA as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). He also owns certifications from the United States of America Weightlifting Sports Performance Coaches and the American Red Cross in First Aid, CPR and AED.
Diters and his wife, Christie, welcomed their first child, Erin, in December 2017.