Gerry Green came to Rider in 1987 to help establish the Rider University Fitness Center and in the fall of 2005 became the first full-time Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Rider Athletics Department. As the coordinator, Green works with the women’s basketball program in the areas of weight training, sport specific conditioning, agility, and plyometrics.
In 1998 Green became a certified strength and conditioning specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and began training several of the Rider varsity athletic teams while serving as the director of the fitness center.
Green graduated from West Chester State College in 1981 with a degree in Health and Physical Education and received a Master’s of Business Administration from Rider University in 1994.
As a student-athlete, Green was a two-year letter winner in soccer and also lettered in indoor track and field at West Chester.
Green has co-authored a weight training book for middle school and high school female athletes entitled “Winning Weight Training for Girls”.
He resides in Morrisville, PA with his wife Melody and sons Gerry Jr. and Timothy, and daughter Kaitlyn.