Florida State football head strength and conditioning coach Vic Viloria was arrested Friday night and charged with driving under the influence and property damage. The coach has been in Tallahassee for the past six seasons and is regarded as one of the best strength and conditioning coaches in the nation. He is currently under contract until 2019 following an extension he signed in July of this year.
Statement from Florida State Athletics: We are aware of the reported incident and are in the process of gathering more information. The issue falls under the human resources policies for university employees, which restricts further comment at this time.
Ever since he was hired six years ago, Viloria has noticeably made an impact on the physicality of Florida State athletes while injuries have been reduced over the years, according to the school. The SMU graduate has used technology to help better the team and implemented the first GPS tracking software in College Football. Prior to his arrival in Tallahassee, Viloria worked at his alma matter SMU and LSU under Tom Moffitt. The Seminoles begin its 2016 football season on September 5th when the ‘Noles travel to Orlando and face Ole Miss.