Walt Cline
Walt Cline

Position:
Volunteer Assistant - Biomechanic/Movement Specialist



Walt Cline is in his second year as volunteer assistant track & field coach at the University of Virginia. Cline is a movement and sport science specialist and works with all track & field / cross country events. As a professional, Cline has served as an educator, coach and consultant in collegiate, scholastic and professional settings throughout the United States.

As a sport science coach, Cline has worked with prospective scholastic athletes, collegiate athletes and professional athletes including: NFL, MLB, MLS, NBA, NCAA (ACC, SEC, PAC12, MAC), WBC / WBA, WLPGA and USTA. In seven years in the mid-atlantic region, Cline's work and contracts have included, but are not limited to: Speed Movement Consultant (DC United) , Movement / Strength & Conditioning Consultant (Washington Nationals), Director of Athlete Development (St. John's College High School Baseball) , Director of Athlete Development (Velocity Sports Performance), Consultant Co-Director of Athlete Development (Velocity Sports Performance), Concept of Functional Fitness Project / Combat Conditioning, SME (United States Marine Corps). He has also served as a consultant and clinic speaker on movement and sport science application to area sports organizations and supportive medical services.

Cline started his career serving an Assistant Track & Field Coach and Assistant Football Coach at Fort Hays State University in western Kansas. Cline returned to the scholastic level in western New York while teaching Health & Physical Education and coaching multiple championship teams at multiple schools in football and track & field. After beginning to coach and consult with professional athletes in 2005, Cline moved to the Mid-Atlantic area and helped open and establish one of the largest and top operating sports performance training facilities in the United States. Cline continues to work at-large in the DC area with organizations, team sport athletes, runners, cyclists, military and other groups and Individual projects.

Cline Holds a Masters Degree in Health & Human Performance from Kansas State University (at Fort Hays) and earned a BS in Physical Education / Exercise Science at Canisius College, where he competed in football and track & field. Cline is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association and is the owner and operator of 'H2K' (H2 Kinetics LLC and H2Ksports.com).