|Position:||Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach|
|Alma Mater:||Virginia Tech, '10|
John Graves enters in his third season at Washington State as an assistant football strength and conditioning coach.
Prior to WSU, Graves spent two seasons at his alma mater Virginia Tech as a football strength and conditioning assistant coach. Graves was a four-year letterwinner for the Hokies at defensive tackle, earning Second Team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2010. During his time at Virginia Tech, he was part of three ACC Championship teams, earned Academic All-American honors twice, was a three-time weight room All-American by NSCA and was voted a team captain as a senior in 2010.
Graves was a member of the Houston Texans in 2010 and the Seattle Seahawks in 2010-11.
Graves earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Virginia Tech in 2010. The Richmond, Va. native is certified by CSCS, USAW Level I and level 1 by functional movement screening.