The Korem Profile
Birthdate: August 25, 1980
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: L.V. Berkner
College: Texas A&M
Family: wife, Hayle Lynn Korem
- Erik Korem joined the Florida State strength & conditioning staff in February 2010 as the speed and nutrition specialist to the football program, after spending the previous two years at Mississippi State
- At Mississippi State, Korem served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach and was also a professor in the Exercise Science Department.
- Korem's resume includes extensive work with world-class track & field sprinters, including five-time Olympic medalist and six-time World Championship medalist Vernoica Campbell-Brown. He also served as a speed development consultant for Tyson Gay during the 2008 Olympic year when he broke the American record in the 100-meter dash (9.69).
- Prior to Mississippi State, Korem spent a year as the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of the Pacific, which followed a short stint as the head strength & conditioning coach at Fort Valley State University.
- Korem served an internship and was a graduate assistant at the University of Arkansas while completing his master's degree in Exercise Science from 2004-2006.
- As an undergraduate, Korem played football for four seasons at Texas A&M, where he earned his degree in Applied Exercise Physiology.
Florida State, 2010-present (assistant strength & conditioning coach/speed and nutrition specialist/football); Mississippi State, 2007-2009 (assistant strength & conditioning coach); University of the Pacific, 2006-2007 (Director of Athletic Performance); Fort Valley State, 2006 (head strength & conditioning coach); University of Arkansas, 2004-2006 (intern and graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach).