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Athletics & Wellness Support Staff

Harbir Benipal - Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Harbir is the head strenth and conditioning coach for Ithaca High School. He grew up in Ithaca, and is an Ithaca High School graduate class of 2013. During his time a Ithaca High School he lettered in football where he was elected captain twice and voted to the Ernie Davis All-Star Game. Harbir started his coaching experiance at Ithaca High School as an assistant coach for the Lil Red Varsity/JV football team from 2015 to 2017. During that time he was also strength and conditioning coach for the football team, helping with alpine skiing, and wrestling. After a brief hiatus, Harbir returned in the summer of 2018, since then he has worked with and programed for multipule team at the High School including football, boys & girls lacrosse, baseball, indoor track, throw, and boys & girls hockey. He has experience working in the private sector with different high school teams and collegiate athletes from around the region. Furthermore, he has experiance at the collegiate strength and conditioning level working with the Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey and football team. As the head strength and conditioning coach Harbir overesees the programming and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all 28 teams at the high school, and day-to-day operations in the weight room. During his time here he has aided multiple student-athletes intaking the next step to collegiate athletics.