Chris Toland, BS, MS, NSCA-CSCS, USAW1, CFNP
Chris earned his bachelor’s in exercise science in kinesiology from Penn State in 2011. He earned his master’s in sport and exercise physiology with a biomechanics and motor learning concentration from West Chester in 2017. Chris holds NCSA-CSCS, CPR/AED and USA Weightlifting – Level 1 Sport Performance Coach certifications.
Additionally, Chris is a Certified Functional Nutritionist (CFNP).
Chris Toland joined EPT in February 2023. He spent the 2022 season at The University of Virginia, where he worked with the women’s basketball team.
Before his season at UVA, Chris spent one year at Missouri State University working with women’s basketball and women’s golf. Preceding MSU, Chris spent five years in a similar role at Delaware, where he coached the Blue Hens’ men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, golf and women’s tennis teams, creating and implementing both in-season and offseason training programs. He also assisted with the Delaware football, men’s lacrosse and track and field teams.
Prior to Delaware, Chris served an Olympic Sports Performance Strength and Conditioning Internship at Temple University. Chris has more than a decade of experience. He has excelled as a strength and conditioning coach, fitness coordinator and personal trainer. Chris’s expertise includes athletic performance, movement science, biomechanics, anatomy and motor learning.
Toland, C., Whitacre, T., and Clark, K.P (2017). Effects of a short-term neuromuscular training program on measures of injury risk and athletic performance. Poster presentation at the 2017 NSCA Regional Conference. Neumann University, PA; December 2017
Received fully funded grant for “Effects of a Training Intervention on Athletic Performance and Injury Risk Factors in Team- Sport Athletes/”