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Tim Beltz joined the Pitt strength and conditioning staff in 2000.  He currently serves as the women’s basketball strength and conditioning coordinator.  In his tenure with the university he has also worked with football, swimming and diving, wrestling, track and field and most recently baseball, softball and men’s basketball.
 
Over the years, he has helped develop, condition and train numerous student athletes who have gone compete in the Olympic trials, NBA, WNBA, professional basketball in Europe, Asia, and South America, and MLB.
 
Beltz holds many certifications but has earned his Master’s Strength and Conditioning Coach certification by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association. This is the highest honor that can be achieved as a strength and conditioning coach--representing professionalism, knowledge, experience, expertise, as well as longevity in the field.  He has also published articles and is a nationally sought after presenter.
 
Originally from Denver, Colo., Beltz attended the University of Northern Colorado where he earned his bachelor’s in exercise physiology.  Upon graduation, Beltz began working as an operations manager at the Amelia Wellness Center in Amelia Island, Fla.  While in Florida, he additionally served as a consultant for competitive triathletes. 
 
Beltz returned to school to earn a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Akron.  While at Akron, Beltz served as a strength and conditioning coach for football, women’s basketball, and men’s soccer.  During his two-year stint at Akron, he began competing as an Olympic weightlifter.  Beltz was also employed at the Fast Program in Boca Raton, Fla., where he worked with numerous NFL, MLB, ATP, WTA, and NBA athletes.
 
Beltz is married to the former Trish Andrews, a 1994 University of Pittsburgh graduate.  The couple has a daughter, Alyssa, and a son, TJ.
  
Beyond the Bio 
Favorite place on campus
Intersection of University Drive C & A watching the Cathedral of Learning get lit up by fireworks. 
 
Thing to do in Pittsburgh
See the city from one of the rivers.  It will give you a completely different perspective.
 
Favorite sports moment
Too many to pick, 2009 when both the women’s and men’s programs made the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament, Levance’s game winner vs Duke in the Garden, Sam Young’s 3 round off back hand springs to a back flip in the NCAA tournament after beating OK State, or winning the league tournament title at MSG on Saturday night. 
 
Favorite Restaurant
Girasole in Shadyside

Tim Beltz

Tim  Beltz

Position:
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (WBB)

Contact:
Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone - (412) 383-9589
Fax - (412) 648-8225

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