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Cory Schlesinger
Cory Schlesinger
Head S & C

Phoenix Suns

Prior, Schlesinger served as the Director of Basketball Performance at Stanford University, where he served for three seasons, while also training the 2019 National Champion Stanford Men's Golf program, as well as professional athletes in the NBA, NFL, and Team USA.
Schlesinger, has been a chosen presenter on both the national and international stage, sharing his philosophy in strength training to other experts and colleagues in the field. He is continuously sharing his knowledge and experience on multiple platforms, including podcasts, satellite radio and several speaking engagements.
Prior to joining the staff at Stanford, Schlesinger spent three years as the Director of Basketball Performance at UAB, where he worked with head coach Jerod Haase and oversaw the men’s basketball program’s strength and conditioning needs.
He owns a decade of experience as a strength and conditioning coach, having also spent three seasons as the Director of Sports Performance at Santa Clara. During his time with the Broncos, Schlesinger worked directly with the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
Schlesinger also has experience as a coach at the Olympic Training Center and as a sports nutritionist for Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes.
He is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), R and a United States Weightlifting coach.
A native of Hillsville, Virginia, Schlesinger earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education with a concentration in exercise science and sports medicine in 2009 at Berea College in Kentucky. During his time at Berea College, Schlesinger was the point guard for the Mountaineers all four seasons.
He earned his master’s degree in education at Campbell University in 2011, while also serving as a graduate assistant for several of the Camels’ athletic programs.

Jeff Dolan
Jeff Dolan
Asst S&C Coach

Phoenix Suns

Jeff Dolan is in his first season with the Phoenix Suns as assistant strength and conditioning coach after spending nearly two years as assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Illinois where he oversaw the physical preparation of the baseball and women’s soccer teams. With the Suns, Dolan’s primary role includes assisting with all day-to-day weight room operations along with assisting in the delivery of the Suns’ strength and conditioning training sessions.
He previously worked as a minor league strength and conditioning coach in the New York Yankees organization, earning the 2017 South Atlantic League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year award while with the Charleston RiverDogs after winning the 2016 Appalachian League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year award with the Pulaski Yankees.
A native of Rochester, NY, Dolan holds a Master’s in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida and Bachelor’s degrees in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology from the College at Brockport, State University of New York. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS).

Kohei-tamagawa
Kohei Tamagawa
Assistant S & C

Phoenix Suns

Kohei Tamagawa is in his first season with the Phoenix Suns as a sports scientist/assistant strength coach after finishing this past season as a sports performance assistant for the men’s basketball program at Stanford University. With the Suns, Tamagawa’s role is to assist the performance staff in implementing sports science strategies and assisting with strength and conditioning training sessions with the goal of enhancing athlete performance and recovery. Prior to his time at Stanford, he worked the second half of 2018 as a member of the strength and conditioning staff for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in Colorado Springs. Tamagawa previously spent two years at the University of Georgia as a strength and conditioning intern for Olympic sports from 2016-2018 as he completed Bachelor’s degrees in Athletic Training and Exercise and Sport Science from Georgia. He is currently pursuing a Master of Exercise Science in Strength and Conditioning from Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia. A native of Matsue, Japan, Tamagawa played college basketball from 2009-2011 at Tokai University in Kanagawa, Japan where he earned a Bachelor’s in Physical Education. In 2011-12, he served as a seasonal assistant strength and conditioning coach with the men’s basketball team at Tokai and helped the team to a national title. Tamagawa moved to the United States in 2013 to pursue his ambition of being a strength and conditioning coach. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), certified athletic trainer (ATC) and a performance enhancement specialist (PES). Tamagawa resides in Phoenix and enjoys running, reading, coffee and food.

Cliff Spiller
Cliff Spiller
Head G-League

NAZ Sun's