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Campus Recreation

Our Staff

Michael Lagomarsine

Title: Assistant Director of Fitness
Department: Department of Student Life
Campus Recreation
Phone: 803-576-9371
Office: Strom Wellness and Fitness Center

I enjoy using fitness and wellness to educate students on how to lead a healthy lifestyle throughout college and beyond. 


Contact for

personal training, weight room orientation and fitness assessments.


Michael previously worked as a strength and conditioning coach in both collegiate and professional settings. He spent six years as the fitness director at Boston University before coming to South Carolina.


M.S. Exercise Science
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Physical Education and Exercise Physiology
Adelphi University

Additional Training

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach,  National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Sports Performance Coach, USA WeightLifting


Recent Publications and Presentations

Otto R, Yoke M, McLaughlin K, Morrill J, Viola A, Lail A, Lagomarsine M, Wygand J. The effect of twelve weeks of Pilates versus resistance training on trained females. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2004; 36(5).

Andreacci J, Dixon C, Lagomarsine M, Ledezma C, Goss F, Robertson R. Effect of a maximal exercise bout on percent body fat using leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance analysis in children. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2006; 46:454-7.

Lagomarsine M. Know your limits: Preventing overtraining. Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Spring Newsletter. 2009.

Stay ahead of the competition at all-day tournaments by sticking to the plan. Dec 2010, ESPN Rise

Exercise quantity versus quality: What's better? Apr 9, 2012,

Stretch Before You Exercise? Not So Fast. Feb 9, 2015, BU Today

What to do With Your Racquetball Court? A Look at Current and Future Trends. Jul 12, 2017, Campus Rec Magazine


Michael is a U101 instructor.


  • Alternative Spring Break Trip Leader, Spring 2018
  • Sustainability Representative, Campus Recreation


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Outside of work, Michael plays baseball in the Carolina League.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.