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Strength & Conditioning Staff

Dave Scholz
Dave Scholz
Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
Utah State University - January 2013-Present
San Francisco 49ers - Strength, Nutrition and Conditioning Assistant - 2012
San Francisco 49ers - Strength and Conditioning Intern - 2011
Utah State University - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2008-10
Utah State University - Graduate Assistant - 2006-08

Education:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (B.S.)
Utah State University (M.S.)

Certifications:
CSCS - NSCA
PICP Level I & II
PIMST
Kinetic Chain Enhancement Specialist - Upper Body
Kinetic Chain Enhancement Specialist - Lower Body
BioSignature x2
Precision Nutrition Level I
ISSA - Specialist in Sports Nutrition
David Land
David Land
Director of Olympic Sport Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
Utah State University - Director of Olympic Strength & Conditioning
Murray State University - Head Basketball Strength & Conditioning Coach
UNC-Wilmington - Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
North Carolina State University - Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach
East Tennessee State- Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach/Sport Scientist
Milligan College - Head Basketball Strength & Conditioning Coach
Appalachian State University - Student Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach

Education:
Appalachian State University- B.S.
East Tennessee State University- M.A.

Certifications:

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
First Aid/ AED (ARC)

Brandon Howard
Brandon Howard
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
Utah State University -  Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach -2016 - Present
Southeastern Louisiana University - Director of Sports Performance - 2012-2016
Georgia Southern University - Assistant Director of Athletic Performance  - 2008-2012
Utah State University - Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2007-2008
East Carolina University - Student Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach -2006

Education:
East Carolina University (B.S.)
Utah State University (M.S.)

Certifications:
CSCS - NSCA
RSCC - NSCA
USAW - Level 1
CPS and First Aid - AHA

Joey Bergles
Joey Bergles
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
Utah State University - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2015-Present
Lindenwood University - Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2013-15

Webber International University - Strength and Conditioning Intern - 2012-13

Viterbo University - Women's Soccer Strength and Conditioning Coach - 2011-12

Education:
Viterbo University (B.S.)
Lindenwood University (M.S.)

Certifications:
CSCA – NSCA
FRCms – Functional Anatomy Seminars
Certified BioPrint Practioner
Kinetic Chain Enhancement Specialist – Upper Body
Kinetic Chain Enhancement Specialist – Lower Body
CPR & AED – AHA

Derek Owings
Derek Owings
Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
Mercer University- Undergraduate Student Intern- Spring 2016
University of Michigan Olympic Sports- Undergraduate Student Intern- Summer 2015
Barwis Methods- Intern Sports Performance Coach- Summer 2014

Education:
Mercer University (B.A.)

Certifications:
CSCS - NSCA
USAW- Level 1
Metabolic Analytics Practitioner
Body Type Nutrition - Foundations Academy
CPR & AED - ARC

James Blackburn
James Blackburn
Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
The Citadel - Intern - Summer 2016
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh - Undergraduate Student Intern - Spring 2016

Education:
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (B.A.)

Certifications:
CPR & AED - AHA
CSCS - NSCA

Richard Borden
Richard A. Borden
Adjunct Strength & Conditioning Coach

Work History:
National Strength and Conditioning Association - President
UCLA - Director of Physical Therapy Services
University of Kentucky - Instructor/Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Medical
University of South Carolina - Professor Physical Therapy, Chair Department of Physical Therapy
Northern Arizona University - Professor of Physical Therapy, Chair Department of Physical Therapy
Northern Arizona University - Dean College of Health Professions
Northern Arizona University - Director, High Altitude Sports Training Complex

Education:
Arizona State University (B.S.)
Ohio State University (P.T.)
Kentucky Academic Health Sciences Center (M.S.)
Union Institute and University (Ph.D.)

Certifications:
CSCS (ret), National Strength and Conditioning Association
PT (ret). Arizona and California
Senior International Coach - USA Weightlifting
Crossfit Level I Trainer

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