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Dr. Jeremy Bettle joins Toronto Maple Leafs staff

Brooklyn Nets

Dr. Jeremy Bettle, the Nets Strength and Conditioning coach, has signed on with the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team to be their Director of Sports Science & Performance. Bettle was with the Nets for the past four seasons and has a great reputation amongst players and team executives, constantly being featured in tweets and Instagram posts.

In a press release from the Maple Leafs, the team says that Bettle will 'oversee all areas of the Maple Leafs, Marlies and prospects as it relates to strength and conditioning, nutrition, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and all factors pertaining to athlete performance optimization."

Toronto mentions Nets General Manager Billy King in its press release, saying thank you for allowing them to acquire Bettle's services. "We would like to thank Billy King and the Brooklyn Nets for affording us the opportunity to approach and hire Jeremy away from them," the press release said.

Bettle was a strength and conditioning coach for Team USA Men’s Basketball at the 2012 London Olympic Games. From 2009-2011, he served as the assistant director of sports performance at the University of California Santa Barbara. He received his PH.D in human performance from Middle Tennessee State.

Bettle was recommended to the Nets by Deron Williams, who worked out at P3 Performance in San Diego. Bettle worked closely with P3.