Jeff M. Sydes, CSCS :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Jeff M. Sydes, CSCS

Jeff M. Sydes, CSCS

Sports Medicine
Sports Performance

Contact Information

584 County Line Rd. W
Westerville, OH 43082 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-6098
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Jeff Sydes, CSCS is the Lead Sports Performance Specialist for Nationwide Children's Hospital Sports Medicine. He is a certified strength & conditioning specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

Prior to coming to Children's, Jeff served as the fitness coordinator for New Albany High School, training all of its teams and athletes. Jeff also spent 2 years in the private sector working with youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes in the greater Columbus area.

Jeff began his coaching career and worked several years at the division 1 collegiate level. His experiences included stints at the University of Kentucky, University of California Los Angeles and Arizona State University.

Jeff earned his BA from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He also spent a year in the exercise science graduate school program at Arizona State University.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Emory University
    Date Completed: 05/05/1999


  • Sports Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/13/2015

Professional Experience


  • New Albany High School, Fitness Coordinator


  • OSU Sports Medicine, Co-Director of Sports Performance


  • Max Sports, Director of Sports Performance


  • University of Kentucky, Associate Head of Strength & Conditioning - Olympic Sports


  • University of California - Los Angeles, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Titleist Performance Institute
  • USA Weightlifting
  • USA Track & Field
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • Functional Movement Systems
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