DURO AGBEDE, PH.D.
619.421.6700 ext. 5620
Dr. Agbede attended Jackson State University on an athletic and academic scholarship where he graduated with honors and became the first recipient of the Walter Payton scholarship award for academic achievement. He earned his B.S., M.S. and Ed.S. from Jackson State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Agbede has extensive academic and professional training in Coaching Research and Biomechanical Analysis of Sports Movement involving the use of modern motion analysis technology.
Dr. Agbede began his coaching career in Nigeria, later in two Division I Universities, before joining the coaching staff at Southwestern College. He had trained athletes who later represented Nigeria and Kenya in the summer Olympic Games.
Some of Dr. Agbede's coaching honors includes, Southwestern College Women's Coach of the Year, Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Women's Sport Coach of the Year and State of California Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year. He also has been recognized in the area of research.
His proud achievements include several Men's and Women's Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships, Regional Women's Cross Country Championships and California State Women's Cross Country Championship. He has placed most of his athletes on full athletic scholarships in colleges and universities around the United States.
Dr. Agbede is dedicated to improving the running efficiency of his athletes with the aid of modern motion analysis technology, assisting them with outstanding academic and athletic support and placing them on full athletic scholarships to colleges and universities.