joins the University
of Michigan-Dearborn Women's
Basketball family as an Assistant Coach responsible for strength and
conditioning. Fred brings over
twenty-five years (25) of experience to the program. He has designed, specifically for
UM-Dearborn, a unique Women's Basketball Bootcamp. The strength and conditioning series will
introduce our student-athletes to high-impact, intense workouts that will
target muscle development, strength and agility, healthy eating and athletic
Fred spent several years in professional boxing in Detroit, MI.
He developed a physical regimen that he would cultivate, teach and train for
years to come. Coach Jones made his mark as an effective personal fitness
trainer. He continues to help professional, semi-pro, collegiate, and high
school athletes maximize their training, ultimately gaining competitive
advantage in their respective sports and athletic endeavors. Fred eventually spawned a fitness training
movement through the advent of Kingdom
Coach Jones is a native Detroiter who has worked in corrections and
security, Wayne County
government, the City of Detroit and the Detroit
Lions. Jones is an avid fisherman and
outdoor sportsman. His creative and
innovative workouts, attention to detail and knowledge of the human body and
physiology allows him to care for student-athletes as well as teach them
techniques that will help prevent as well as nurture injuries.
As a first-year Assistant, Coach Jones will be relied upon to help
transform the team physically and mentally.
He will help change the dimension of the team to reflect a smarter,
quicker, more athletically responsive UM-Dearborn Women's Basketball team.
"Fred, without a doubt, is one of the most effective strength and
conditioning coaches I have ever worked with.
He is a results-oriented coach, who takes the time to get to know each
athlete, and tailors a training plan specifically for the athlete's sport and
goals. The team has grown stronger since it began working with Coach
Jones. I can't wait for the Wolves to
reap the benefits from the Women's Basketball Bootcamp training." - Coach Sheri Washington