Fieldhouse Strength Training Manager
Donny Smith is a strength training manager of Fieldhouse Strong at The Fieldhouse!
p: (571) 529-6545
Donny is a local NoVa kid, growing up in Sterling, and a former Park View Patriot. While at Park View, he was a two-sport, All-State athlete as a heavyweight wrestler and offensive guard for Football. He continued his playing career at West Virginia University where his team won the Big East Championship twice, the Sugar Bowl Championship, the Gator Bowl Championship, and the Fiesta Bowl Championship. After three seasons, he transferred to James Madison University where he was ranked 1st nationally for 12 straight weeks and capped off the year with a CAA Football Championship. At JMU he played in multiple games and started 10. During his last two years at JMU he was a full-time intern with the Olympic Sports Strength Coach (men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s soccer, cheerleading, baseball, and track) in the weight room and later interned at Bridgewater College with over 20 sports. After a successful playing career, Donny began working at the JMU football training center with swimming, diving, men’s golf, women’s golf, women’s lacrosse, and field hockey. He graduated from James Madison with a degree in Kinesiology. Upon Graduation, he took a position as a Graduate Assistant Strength Coach at Wagner College where he assisted with football, women’s water polo, women’s soccer, swimming, men’s track, baseball, women’s lacrosse, and women’s swimming. He worked primarily with men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and men’s lacrosse. After one year at Wagner, he advanced to a position as an Assistant Strength Coach at James Madison University where he trained with women’s lacrosse, field hockey, and football, and worked primarily with women’s golf, men’s golf and women’s swimming and diving. He later moved to UNC Charlotte to take the Assistant Strength Coach position was directly responsible for the baseball team and was apart of the staff that built the fast-growing Division 1 Football program in history. During Donny’s coaching career he trained a multitude of players who later became professional athletes in the NFL, MLB, and European Basketball Leagues. In addition to coaching professional athletes, he has coached two Olympians for women’s swimming and field hockey. He has also trained multiple athletes for their NFL combine preparation including Arthur Moats (Steelers/Bills), Dorian Brooks (Steelers) and Earl Watford (Cardinals). Since 2016, Donny has owned and operated Crossfit Hydraulic here in Chantilly. He has also worked with a wide range of Personal training clients from all walks of life to bring his years of coaching experience to help fit their needs and goals. Donny is looking forward to building a Strong family type atmosphere for everyone here at The Fieldhouse.