|Previous College:||BS Cortland '99; MS South Carolina '02|
|Position:||Head Strength & Conditioning Coach|
Riddell is responsible for the development and implementation of all resistance, speed enhancement and conditioning workouts for all 16 varsity sports.
Riddell arrives at AU after serving as Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Velocity Sports Performance in Alexandria, Va., and Baltimore, Md. There Riddell coached high school, collegiate and professional athletes as well as aided in day-to-day business operations. Before VSP Riddell worked for a season with the Los Angles Angels as the strength and conditioning coach for the Provo Angels, a minor league affiliate in Mesa, Ariz., and Provo, Utah. The team went 54-22 and reached the league championship in 2003.
Prior to that, Riddell served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Richmond from 2002-2003 where he worked with football, basketball, baseball, field hockey and tennis. Riddell began his strength and conditioning career at the University of South Carolina as a graduate assistant strength coach for men and women's basketball while getting his Master of Science in Exercise Science in 2002.
Riddell received his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Education from the State University of New York College at Cortland in 1999. Riddell is from Scotia, N.Y., and attended Scotia-Glenville High School. He currently resides in Arlington, Va.