Karen Moore
Executive Secretary

P: (540) 464-7317
F: (540) 464-7665 

Virginia Military Institute
223 Cormack Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

James H. Whitten

Assistant Strength Coach
Physical Education

M.A. - Counselor Education, Virginia Tech 1996
B.S. - Education, Virginia Tech 1991

320 Cocke Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450
P:  (540) 464-7557
F:  (540) 464-7665
E:  whittenjh@vmi.edu  

Coach Whitten was hired in the fall of 2004 as the Associate Head Strength Coach for varsity intercollegiate athletics at VMI, while also serving as a part-time instructor in the Physical Education Department.  During that time he has taught a variety of courses both in and outside of the classroom.  Coach Whitten is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and also a Certified Club Coach by USA Weightlifting.  He has worked as a strength & conditioning coach at the college level since 1994.  Coach Whitten is certified as a Level 1 Combatives Instructor through the U.S. Army and a certified instructor in Gracie Combatives for Military & Law Enforcement.