Josh is a graduate of University of Wisconsin – River Falls where he received his Masters of Science in Strength and Conditioning. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, in which he demonstrates and applies scientific knowledge and principles
directed towards improving athletic performance. Josh has experience working with the University of Wisconsin Badgers football team, where he received experience coaching and working with D1 and current NFL football players. Josh also won an International Powerlifting Federation World Championship, where he set the world record squat for his age and weight class.
“I firmly believe in the mission and what Going Vertical and the Going Vertical Basketball Academy are doing for athletes in the Midwest. I am excited to join a staff full of coaches who truly care about each individual athlete and work like crazy to make sure each athlete reaches their full potential.” – Josh Peardot