Brian Sklenar serves as the Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning for Youngstown State athletics. He is entering his fourth year as a member of the Youngstown State strength and conditioning staff in 2017-18.
Sklenar is responsible in assisting in the design and implementation of the strength and conditioning programs for the baseball, volleyball and men's and women's track and field programs. Specifically, he works with the throwers, jumpers, pole vaulters and multi-event athletes in track and field.
Sklenar was also solely responsible for the strength and conditioning program used by the 2014 Horizon League Champion baseball team's pitching staff. Also in 2014, Sklenar helped to develop thrower Bobby Grace into an NCAA Indoor and Outdoor All-American in Track and Field.
Before coming to YSU, Sklenar spent time at the University of Pittsburgh during the summers of 2009 and 2010 working with the Football Strength and Conditioning Staff. In 2010, he oversaw the training of the freshman offensive and defensive line.
Sklenar received his undergraduate degree in applied science from Youngstown State in the fall of 2012 after spending a year as an in intern with the strength and conditioning staff.