Darius Reese

Assistant Director of Football Sports Performance

Darius Reese

Assistant Director of Football Sports Performance

Sport Responsibilities: Football
Home Town: Duarte, CA
Currently Resides: Redwood City, CA
Birthday: June 22

Professional Education:

  • San Jose State University- BA Kinesiology – Exercise and Fitness
  • San Jose State University- MA Kinesiology – Exercise Physiology

Past Experience and Accomplishments:

  • 2016 – Present – Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2015 – 2016 – Graduate Assistant; Stanford University
  • 2015 – 2015 – Sports Performance Intern; Stanford University
  • 2014 – 2014 – Football Strength and Conditioning Intern; Portland State University
  • 2013 – 2014 – Strength and Conditioning Intern; Bellarmine College Preparatory


The 2018 season is Darius Reese’s third as a full-time sports performance coach at Stanford. He works full-time with the football team and oversees the strength programs for wrestling and men’s gymnastics.

In 2015, Reese joined the sports performance staff as a graduate assistant, when he oversaw the annual program for men’s gymnastics and national champion women’s lightweight rowing team.

Prior to his arrival on The Farm, Reese was a professional football strength and conditioning intern at Portland State, where he assisted with all aspects of the football program.

Reese served as a volunteer strength and conditioning intern at Bellarmine Preparatory (Calif.)

Born and raised in Duarte, California, and graduated from San Jose State in 2014 with a degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise and fitness.   Reese is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

“Character is who you are when no one is watching.” – John Wooden

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