Joshua Villalobos

Joshua Villalobos

Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina


  • Bachelors in Exercise Science, Furman University
  • Masters in Exercise Science, Georgia State University Concentration: Exercise Physiology
  • PhD in Kinesiology (ongoing), Georgia State University

Published Abstracts at National Conferences

  • “Differences in physical characteristics between youth female soccer players selected to elite and competitive-level teams.” National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, 2019.
  • “In-game activity profile of youth soccer players by gender, position and team tactical formation.” Southeast Chapter American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2015.


  • National Strength Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Barcelona FC Innovation Training for Team Sports
  • Barcelona FC Innovation Advanced Sport Nutrition
  • United Soccer Coaches Maximizing Player Performance Using Technology and Science

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength Conditioning Association
  • Barcelona FC Innovation
  • United States Soccer Federation
  • United Soccer Coaches
  • Southern Soccer Academy Director & Head of Sport Science

Sport Experience

  • U17/U18 United States Men’s Youth International
  • Division I Collegiate Athlete, Furman University Men’s Soccer
  • U23 Puerto Rico Men’s Youth International (2008 Beijing Olympic Qualifying)
  • Puerto Rico Men’s Senior International (2010 World Cup Qualifying)