Bobby Smith – Reach Your Potential Training (RYPT) Owner/ Founder
NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NSPA- Certified Speed & Agility Coach (CSAC), Certified Weightlifting Performance Coach (CWPC), Certified Program Design Specialist (CPDS), Certified Sports Nutrition Coach (CSNC), USA Weightlifting Level 1, U.S.A. Track and Field Level 1, Bachelor’s degree (Monmouth University) and currently completing his Masters Degree.
Coach Smith, a 2008 USA Olympic Trials Javelin Champion, is the owner of Reach Your Potential Training in New Jersey. A former Division I All American thrower and All-NEC Conference running back for Monmouth University, Bobby is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, and a USA Track & Field Level I Coach.
In college, Bobby experienced 4 major injuries / surgeries (ACL reconstruction, Meniscectomy, Tommy John surgery, and ankle reconstruction). But with hard work, dedication, and a positive attitude, he came back strong from each injury. He was the captain of the football team and the track and field team his junior and senior years, All-NEC conference running back his senior year, NCAA Division I Track and Field Men’s Field Athlete of the Year Mid-Atlantic District 2006, Javelin – 5th place Division I NCAA championships 2005, Javelin – NCAA Division I All American 2005.
In 2008 he won the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene, OR with a personal best throw of 76.06M. He moved to the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Ca. and had the good fortune to work with some of the best trainers, sports medicine personnel, coaches, and support staff in the industry. Coach Smith’s love of athletics and training, drove him to open the Reach Your Potential Training (RYPT) facility, so he can take his experience and knowledge to help his athletes reach their full potential.
Coach Smith is also the co-creator of Coaches Guide to Jump Training and Complete Guide to Training the Female Athlete for Athletes Acceleration.