Drew McDuffie joined the Duke Athletic staff in September of 2017 and serves as an Assistant Sports Performance Coach for the Blue Devil Football program.
Previously, McDuffie worked as a Graduate Assistant for the Clemson Football Strength and Conditioning Department. He primarily trained the quarterbacks, including 2016 Heisman trophy finalist and National Championship MVP, Deshaun Watson. During undergrad, McDuffie was an intern for Clemson Football’s strength staff.
McDuffie is a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Level 1 Sports Performance Coach certified by United States Weightlifting, and is a Specialist in Sports Nutrition certified by the International Sports Sciences Association.
McDuffie is a native of Sumter, SC and a graduate of Wilson Hall School. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Clemson, and is nearing completion of a Master of Science degree in Athletic Leadership at Clemson University. He is engaged to be married to his high school sweetheart and fellow Clemson alumna, Emily Tanner.