Dr. Adam Petway
Adam is currently The Horizontal Jumps Coach/Assistant Track & Field Coach at West Chester University. Previously, Petway was Director of Athletic Performance for The Washington Wizards as well as The Lead Biomechanist/Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Philadelphia 76ers. Prior to his stint in the NBA, Adam was the Director of Strength & Conditioning for The University of Arkansas Men’s Basketball Program.
Adam holds a PhD in Sports Science and High-Performance Sport. His thesis research was focused on neuromuscular profiling and match-play demands in elite basketball populations. Petway has been the corresponding author on multiple publications related to these topics, and most recently published a book The Mechanics of Basketball, which is a book exploring the physics and biomechanics associated with the game of basketball’s top performers from a tactical aspect.