Jimmy Pritchard

Website: http://www.pritchardperformance.com

Jimmy Pritchard is currently the Director of Strength & Conditioning for Ski & Snowboard Club Vail in Vail, Colorado. He holds a BSc in Exercise and is currently working on his MSc degree in exercise science. He is certified through the NSCA with both his CSCS and RSCC certifications.

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