Coach Philbin is founder (1985) and President of the National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA).
has been credited for taking professional boxers to a greater level of performance through high-intensity strength training, anaerobic threshold training, PNF stretching, and sport specific conditioning specificity.
For seven years from 1993 to 2000, Coach Philbin worked with the Washington Redskins as a Strength & Conditioning Coach under Head Strength Coach Dan Riley.
Coach Philbin was the Head Coach of the 1992 Winter Olympic Bobsled Team and Director of Sports Science & Conditioning for the Bobsled Federation from 1987 to 1992.
established the fastest push teams in the world during the 1992 Olympic Games.
From 1982 to 1984 Coach Philbin was the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY (USOTC).
developed strength & conditioning programs for all winter and summer sports housed in the USOTC hockey, bobsled, skiing, ski jump, luge, rowers, boxers, to name a few. .
Coach Philbin recently had his third book on high intensity strength training published by Human Kinetics.
Coach Philbin has worked with numerous world-class sprinters including: Hershel Walker, Edwin Moses, Willie Gault, Renaldo Nehemiah, Meredith Rainey-Valmon and Billy Demby.