Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning William Stephens is in his 13th season with the Duke Athletics program. He is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for Men's & Women's Basketball.
The 43-year-old is a native of Whiteville, N.C., and a 1987 graduate of N.C. Central University with a degree in criminal justice. He is an accomplished weightlifter, as he was a three-time state power lifting champion from 1991 to 1993. He also held the state record in the deadlift (661 lbs.) and was a gold medal winner at the World Championships for Law Enforcement in 1994.
A member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Stephens has been a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) since 1996.
Stephens along with his wife Nancy and son P.J. (13), reside in Durham.