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Steve Vighetti: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Mr. Steve Vighetti
Co-Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
(904) 315-3416



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Steve Vighetti started as Flagler's co-strength and conditioning coach in February. Currently, he is the owner of The Refinery Athletic Club and Wellness Center as well as the Vighetti and Associates Sports Physical Therapy, both in St. Augustine.

Vighetti has been working as an orthopaedic physical therapist since1997 always with an emphasis on the athletic population. He has worked previously with the Lehigh Valley Valleydawgs, a minor division basketball team that was the precursor to the NBA Developmental League and currently works with multisport endurance athletes ranging from middle school athletes up to and including professional runners, cyclists, and triathletes in the areas of program design and injury prevention strategies. Vighetti has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2002, certified in Manual Therapy (MTC) since 2005 and in 2008 completed his Fellowship in Orthopaedic, Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT).

Vighetti received his bachelor's degree from Ursinus College. He was a four-year starter on its men's soccer team and captained the team as a senior. Upon graduation, Vighetti turned his attention to running where he has since competed in races from 5K to marathons. His Personal Record in a marathon is two hours and 46 minutes.

He resides in St. Augustine with his wife, Tara, and two children, Owen and Amelie.