Mike Srock, NSPC, CSS, Bronze Level Coach with USA Weightlifting
Founding Strategic Advisor
During Mike Srock’s eighteen years at J. F. Byrnes High School, the Rebels have won the South Carolina AAAA Football State Championship eight times in the past sixteen years, with the most recent championship in 2011. The Rebels’ record since 2000 is 204-36. In addition to the success of the football program, the Rebel Volleyball team won the State Championship in 2009. The Softball team won a State Championship in 2005 and 2014. The Baseball team played for the State Championship in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Boys Cross Country won State Titles in 2000 and 2001. The Rebels hold the distinction of earning the 2008 National NIKE SPARQ Training Challenge. In his tenure at Byrnes High, the Rebels have had 31 Shrine Bowl players, 34 North/South players, 3 Mr. Football (the best player in the state), and 23 State Strength Meet Champions. Coach Srock programs and trains every sport (male and female) for Byrnes High.
A graduate of St. Thomas University in Florida, Srock is a Certified Speed Specialist, Level II, (CSS) with the National Association for Speed and Explosion (NASE). He serves on the NASE Board of Directors and the Testing and Certification Board. He is a National and Sports Performance Coach with USA Weightlifting, a Bronze Level Coach with USA Wrestling, a certified Kettlebell Instructor with KettleBell Concepts, a certified SPARQ Trainer, a Certified Tsunami Bar Coach, and is currently working on certification with Westside Barbell and Louie Simmons.
Srock has been a Region Director for the South Carolina High School Strength Coaches Association (SCHSSCA) since 1999. He served as President of the SCHSSCA from 2008-2011. He is a current Board of Director with the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association and also served from 2008-2010 in the same capacity. He serves on the Sports Performance Board for SF-7X and on the Advisory Board for the South Carolina Chapter of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Srock has won numerous Coach of the Year honors including the 2016 Assistant Coach of the Year and Strength Coach of the Year for SCACA in 2001 and 2007. USA Weightlifting East Coast Gold Coach of the Year 2001 and USA Weightlifting East Coast Gold Satellite Center Coach of the Year 2000. He was selected to the 2008 Max Emfinger All-American Bowl staff as strength and defensive line coach.
Srock has presented his Speed and Strength Program at many clinics including the University of Tennessee, NSCA State Level Clinic (four times), NC State Basketball Clinic, Wake Forest University (four times), Wofford College (four times), NASE Certification Clinic (four times), Charleston Southern University FCA Clinic, the SCHSSCA Development Clinic and Summer Strong all ten years it has been held. Srock has also appeared on National Pod Casts for Smarter Team Training and Iron Game Chalk Talk.
In 2010, Srock published 101 Fundamentals for Football Speed with two instructional DVD’s for Coaches Choice Publishing Company. He is currently working on the book, Essentials of Modern Sports Speed Training with Dr. George Dintiman and the NASE. Also in the works is Football Fast II with Jeremy Boone, Owner of Athlete by Design.
Srock is married to Judy, has two daughters, Carre and Teresa; a granddaughter, Sterling; and three grandsons, Raven, Ryo and Nikolas plus the joy of his life, GREAT granddaughter, Alexandria Leigh and GREAT grandson, Pierce!