James Hardy enters his seventh year with the University of Colorado and fifth as the Director of Basketball Sports Performance with the men's basketball program.
Hardy came to the Buffs after spending two years at Auburn University as a graduate assistant in the Tiger's strength and conditioning department. He earned his master's degree in biomechanics from AU in 2006.
His certifications include CSCS and CSCCA.
Hardy was the assistant strength coach at Christopher Newport University (Va.) from 2004-2005 and earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science from CNU in 2003.
Born on December 5, 1981 in Danville, Va., Hardy graduated from Lafayette High School in 2000.