About Paragi

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Paragi Shah is the founder and owner of Paragi Strength and Conditioning. For the past 13 years, she has been working as a strength and conditioning coach for college teams, individual athletes and fitness enthusiasts in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan region. Her resume includes professional athletes, College and High School division/conference titles and national championship titles, and 4 McDonald’s All-Americans. She has established herself as an industry for her innovative programs to improve strength, power, speed, agility, explosiveness, conditioning and flexibility. She is highly sought for her services because of her unparalleled passion for her clients’ success.

Teams:

• Loyola College, men’s basketball team (Spring 2005 – Fall 2005)
• Morgan State University, women’s basketball team (Fall 2011)
• Morgan State University, softball team (Fall 2011- Spring 2012)
• Bowie State University, men’s basketball team (Fall 2010 – Present) 
• Bowie State University, women’s basketball team (Fall 2010 – Fall 2012) 
• Bowie State University, indoor and outdoor track and field teams (Fall 2010 – Winter 2011)
• Bowie State University, softball teams (Winter 2010 – Spring 2011)
• Catholic University Of America, men’s basketball team (Fall 2013 – Present)
• Gallaudet University, men’s basketball team (Spring 2007)
• West Virginia Wesleyan College, men’s basketball team (Fall 2013)
• Archbishop Carroll High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2010 and Spring 2013)
• Bowie High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2012 – Present)
• Eleanor Roosevelt High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2005 – Present)
• Eleanor Roosevelt High School, baseball team (Fall2013 – Present)
• Eleanor Roosevelt High School, football team (Spring 2013 – Present)
• Freedom High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2007)
• Montrose Christian High School, boy’s basketball team (Spring 2004 – Spring 2006)
• Montrose Christian High School, girl’s basketball team (Fall 2006)
• Paul VI Catholic High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2007)
• Paul VI Catholic High School, girl’s basketball team (Fall 2012 – Present)
• St. John’s College High School, boy’s basketball team (Spring 2003 – Fall 2011)
• St. John’s College High School, girl’s basketball team (Fall 2006 – Present)
• St. John’s College High School, boy’s lacrosse team (Fall 2010 – Spring 2011)
• St. John’s College High School, girl’s soccer team (Fall 2009 and Summer 2013)
• St. John’s College High School, crew team (Winter 2008 – Spring 2009)
• St. Vincent Pallotti High School, boy’s basketball team (Fall 2013 – Present)
• Towson Catholic High School, boy’s basketball team (Spring 2007)

AAU Teams:

• Boo Williams, U16 and U17, boy’s and girl’s basketball teams
 (Summer 2010 – Fall 2011)
• Fairfax Stars, U15 and U16, girl’s basketball teams
 (Spring 2013)
• Maryland United Lady Ballers, U12 and U13, girl’s basketball teams (Spring 2008)
• Team SOL, U11 and U12, girl’s basketball teams
 (Spring 2007)
• Team VISTA Ligthning, U9 and U10 WAGS, girl’s soccer teams
 (Spring 2012 – Present)

A few of Paragi’s notable experiences include:

• Presented at the NBC-4, Health & Fitness Expo on “Injury Prevention through Functional Training”, Washington, DC. (March 2013)
• Conducted strength, speed and agility clinic at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Frederick Campus (April 2010)
• Featured on the TV show Absolute Body Power Media on Montgomery Municipal Cable (August 2008)
• Selected as a conditioning coach for Nike at the Jordan Classic, New York (April 2006)
• Served as a strength and agility testing instructor at the Regional Scout Camp Professional Football Combines, Maryland (Spring 2002-2006)
• Assisted with the Washington Redskins training camp under head strength and conditioning coach Chip Morton (Spring Training 2002)
• Interned under strength and conditioning coach Kurtis Schultz for the University of Maryland, College Park, men’s basketball championship season (Summer 2001)