Kaitlyn Bernardi is North Greenville University’s Director of Olympic Strength & Conditioning. She was hired by Athletic Director Jan McDonald in 2014.
In this role, Kaitlyn is responsible for developing a comprehensive player development program designed to achieve three primary goals: injury prevention, athletic performance enhancement, and mental discipline development. Kaitlyn is directly over strength and conditioning for all 9 women’s teams at North Greenville University and oversees the scheduling and implementation of Olympic Men’s strength and conditioning.
Kaitlyn Bernardi is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is also USAW (USA Weightlifting) and NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Corrective Exercise certified and Performance Enhancement Specialist.
Prior to arriving at North Greenville University, Kaitlyn served 2 years as Administrative Assistant and Performance Coach at D1 sports Greenville, SC. She oversaw daily operations, facility maintenance, and performance training coach for athletes ranging from 6-22 years old, adult boot camp classes, and weight lifting classes.
Kaitlyn rejoined her Alma Mater in October 2014. She attended North Greenville University from 2008 to 2012. Kaitlyn was a four-year starter for volleyball as a middle blocker and Track and Field high jumper at North Greenville University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in health science. As a volleyball player, Kaitlyn was named to Conference Carolinas second team. She held the school record for career kills and blocks. As a Track and Field athlete, she was named field MVP and Conference Carolinas All-Conference team in 2012.
The Winston-Salem native was a three-sport athlete at Reagan High School, competing in volleyball, basketball and track and field.