The St. Louis Surge is thrilled to announce the hiring of new Strength and Conditioning coach Carl Givens. Givens runs a local gym, Given100, and brings a wide range of experience to the Surge’s professional basketball organization.
Givens has worked with a variety of clients, from youth soccer teams to college and professional football players. At Westminster College, Givens starred as a wide receiver, earning multiple workouts with NFL teams. He is a St. Louis native, a graduate of Chaminade High School, and the current Strength and Conditioning coach at Saint Louis Priory High School.
Despite the virus, Surge players have already started working with Givens. They are focusing on improving their endurance in preparation for a potential return to the court.
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“Do You Want To Be Good or Do You Want To Be Great?” – Carl Givens • • • We haven't stopped working and we're thrilled to be back in the gym with @given100. The Official Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Surge! Given100 is back open and we'll be taking full advantage of it. Join us #SurgeNation⚡️#given100
Welcome to Surge Nation, coach Carl!