Neil Rampe is in his first full season of working directly with the
Few people in the field of performance enhancement are as qualified as Rampe to provide a well-rounded program for individual improvement. Even fewer have the national championships to back it up.
Rampe carries certifications from the National Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (NSCA), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). In addition, Rampe’s teams have won three national championships.
As the associate director of UA’s performance enhancement program, Rampe is responsible for the design and implementation of year-round periodized programs for student-athletes. He serves as an informational source of sport-specific performance enhancement programs and oversees the daily activities of a full-time staff in the UA’s 24,000-square foot facility.
Rampe joined the UA staff in July 2003, arriving from the
Along with his oversight of UA men’s basketball players, Rampe also supervises the Wildcat volleyball program.
Prior to his work in
Rampe began his professional career at
Originally from Kalida, Ohio, Rampe, earned two bachelor’s degrees, both athletic training and physical education with a strength and conditioning emphasis, from the University of Findlay in May 2000. He was a four-year letterwinner for the
He earned his master’s degree in applied kinesiology from the
Rampe, 29, is active in community outreach on both the professional and personal levels and is a regular speaker at national and regional clinics and symposia.