Athletics Coaching Staff
Assistant Strength and Speed Coach
|Position:||Assistant Strength and Speed Coach|
(as of August 2016)
Michael Bradley’s position with Florida State’s Basketball team includes creating rigorous schedules and strength and conditioning endurance regimes. Along with head coach Leonard Hamilton, Bradley brings knowledge and immense energy in maintaining high performance levels in the weight room. He has commitment and dedication with the basketball team in the Basketball Training Facility which keeps the Seminoles as an elite Division I Program.
Bradley has helped the Seminoles win the ACC Championship in 2012 and play in a school record four consecutive NCAA Tournaments (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012).
Bradley designed and equipped the state-of-the-art weight room in the Seminoles’ Basketball Training Facility that opened in 2002. The weight room is considered to be one of the best and most complete in all of Division I sports.
Bradley also worked at the University of Miami under Hamilton from 1995-98 where he worked with eight teams, which included one NCAA Tournament and one NIT appearance by the men’s basketball team.
Bradley came to Florida State from Stanford where the athletes he worked with and achieved tremendous success in the weight room and on the field. At Stanford, Bradley worked directly with the men’s basketball, men’s swimming and field hockey teams. In addition, he assisted with the strength and conditioning efforts for the nationally ranked football, women’s basketball, women’s swimming and softball teams. During his four-year tenure at Stanford, the Cardinal won the Sears’ Directors’ Cup as the nation’s top overall program in Division I athletics four times. Stanford played in the NCAA Tournament each of the four years Bradley worked with the men’s basketball team. In 2002, the Cardinal was 31-3 and led the nation in victories.He has also worked at the U.S. Military Academy (1994-95), South Carolina (1993-94) and Southern Methodist (1990-93) and was an assistant football coach at UC Santa Barbara (1989-90).
Bradley has worked with 10 postseason tournament teams, 10 NBA Draft selections (Tim Pickett, Von Wafer, Alexander Johnson, Al Thornton, Toney Douglas, Solomon Alabi, Ryan Reid, Chris Singleton, Bernard James and Mailk Beasley) during his first 14 years at Florida State.
Bradley earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from San Diego State in 1989 and a master’s in chemistry from UC Santa Barbara in 1990.
Bradley is married to Dr. Terra Williams Bradley, a faculty member in the College of Education's Office of Research at Florida State. They have one son, Garr Atticus Bradley, who is two years old.