Roberto Iezzi is currently the strength coach of Hapoel Jerusalem Basketball, being responsible for player performance and rehabilitation.
Previously he has worked with several professional teams (Veroli BC, Pallacanestro Verona, Pallacanestro Moncalieri) as well as some of the best youth programs in Italy (Stella Azzurra Roma, Pallacanestro Moncalieri).
In 2018 Roberto was also the strength coach of the Italian under 18 national team which competed in the European Championship in Latvia.
In addition to his full-time post, Roberto is the host of Sport Vitamins podcast, sharing experience of leading experts from around the world in the sports performance field.
Roberto has also a background as an athlete, playing high level European baseball since 2005.
He has obtained multiple certifications such as:
RSCC*D Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach with Distinction
CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
EXOS Performance Specialist
PRECISION NUTRITION Specialist
CFSC Certified Functional Strength Coach
Barefoot Training Specialist
Roberto holds a master’s degree in Sport Science and Technique from the University of Rome FORO ITALICO and a bachelor’s degree in Sport Science from the University of Udine.
"I have played at the highest levels of both the NBA and Europe.
I’ve been around a lot of strength and conditioning coaches during this time and Roberto ranks amongst the best that I’ve ever had."
(NBA/Champions League player)