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Ben Fleming
 Ben Fleming
Position:
Strength Coach

Experience:
Second Year

01/18/2013

K-State Baseball Hands Out First Semester Awards

Blair DeBord wins Mike Clark Award; Clayton Dalrymple takes home a pair of honors

Ben Fleming is in his second year at Kansas State as the strength and conditioning coach for Wildcat baseball program after being hired in March 2012. In his position, Fleming works solely with K-State baseball in the John Allen Strength Facility at Tointon Family Stadium.

Despite joining the program midway through the 2012 season, Fleming workout regimen helped the Wildcats play its best baseball late in the season, while he aided in the development of four players that were drafted in the 2012 MLB Draft.

Prior to his appointment at K-State, Fleming worked four years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at UCF where he supervised the strength programs for baseball, women's basketball and women's tennis. Additionally, Fleming assisted with the strength and conditioning of the football team.

In 2009, Fleming assisted the men's golf team in winning the Conference USA and Regional Championships, while the Knights won the conference championship again in 2010. That same year, Fleming contributed to the success of his track and field team as it won the 2010 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship. In 2011, Fleming was part of the UCF's women's basketball team that claimed the C-USA title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.

Fleming is a certified strength and conditioning coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) of which he is also a member. He holds a Level 1 coaching certification from USA Weightlifting as well as being Etcheberry Certified by Pat Etcheberry, one of the top tennis and golf strength and conditioning coaches in the world.

Fleming earned a Bachelor of Science in Parks and Recreation Administration from Wingate University where he was also a member of the soccer team. In 2009, he earned a Master of Arts in Health/Wellness and Applied Exercise Physiology from UCF.