Faculty

Dr. Scott Riewald
United States Olympic Committee
High Performance Director
Email:scott.riewald@usoc.org

Dr. Scott Riewald works with the United States Olympic Committee in its performance services division where he provides performance technology and biomechanics support for Olympic-level endurance athletes.
Scott coauthored Complete Conditioning for Swimming (Human Kinetics, 2008) with famed Olympic swimming coach Dave Salo.

Scott is an international authority on biomechanics, swimming technique, and utilizing video to improve performance.

Riewald spent four years as the Biomechanics Director for USA Swimming, during which time he was part of an international biomechanics research team at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and one year at the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as their Educational Programs Coordinator. 
Scott was a highly decorated swimmer at Boston University, where he still holds several school records and earned GTE First Team Academic All-American honors in 1992. Following college, Riewald made the transition to triathlon and actively competed in the sport for eight years.
Riewald earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University where he studied the neuromuscular control and biomechanics of movement.  He is also certified as a strength and conditioning specialist, by the NSCA and has a background in strength training for elite athletes