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Dwan

Dwan “D” Riggins, a Tallahassee Florida natve, is passionate about inspiring excellence and continued development. She believes that we should never stop learning and always pursue fulfilling the plan that God has for our lives. Riggins has worked with student-athletes as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the past 17 years: Florida State University (6 years), Florida A&M (2 years), Maclay School (8 years), and various local, state, and international teams. Riggins also served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Maclay School for 8 years. Currently Riggins serves as a full time business owner of TayJo LLC, established in 2006. Riggins has had the privilege of learning and training under, top professionals in Leadership and Functional/Athle5c Performance, from the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the nation's elite sports performance company, EXOS. She is also a member of and a Certfied Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditoning Association, whose mission statement boasts: "As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, we support and disseminate research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness ...bridging the gap between science and application.”

Experience:

  • APX360 Health, Fitness & Sports Performance | Owner, Personal Trainer (2009-present)
  • Maclay School | Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Performance Coach (2012-2020)

  • Tallahassee Physical Therapy (PT) and Rehabilitation Services | PT Assistant (2013-2015)

  • Premier Health and Fitness | Personal Trainer (2009-2015)

  • Tallahassee Community College | Sports Performance Coach (2011-2012)

  • Florida A&M University | Sports Performance Coach (2010-2012)

  • Florida State University | Sports Performance Coach (2003-2009)

  • Florida State University | Intern (2003)

  • University of Florida | Practicum Student (1999-2003)

Education:

  • Master of Kinesiology | A.T. Still University (2019)

  • Certified Athletic Administrator | NIAAA (2017)

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) | NSCA (2015)

  • Master of Science in Physical Education, Sports Management | Florida State University (2008)

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) | CSCCa (2005)

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences | University of Florida (2003)