Walter Bell has been an assistant strength and conditioning coach for USF wince 2011 and has worked primarily with men’s and women’s tennis, football and volleyball among various other sports.
At USF, Bell provides athletes with guidance and proper training techniques for free weights and other strength training equipment, design and implement workout plans for student-athletes in an effort to assist with injury prevention and increase athletic performance.
Prior to USF, Bell was a volunteer assistant strength and conditioning coach at East Carolina from 2008-11. There he worked with men’s and women’s basketball, football, swimming, women’s soccer and volleyball.
During his time at ECU, Bell also served as a strength and conditioning intern and a health fitness intern at the Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center in 2008. From 2006-08, he was a personal trainer at ECU’s student recreation center.
Bell graduated from East Carolina in 2008 with a degree in exercise and sport science. He is a member of the NSCA, CSCCA and is certified in USA Weightlifting.
Bell served seven years in the US Army. During his military career, Bell competed in basketball at the company, battalion and post level and won seven championships as part of those teams. He served at Ft. Jackson, Ft. Monmouth, Ft. Bragg, Camp Colbern Korea, Kaiserslatern, Germany and Baharain. He continues to play basketball in local leagues and compete in weightlifting competitions.
Bell is married to the former Charlene Wade and has three daughters (Krystle, India and Ashley) and two sons (Nazareth and Micheal).