Approved mentors

To qualify as a CSCCa approved mentor, an individual must meet the following criteria:

Mentor Application (PDF)

Note: The CSCCa does its best to keep the list of CSCCa-approved mentors (see below) up to date, but due to coaching changes, it is the responsibility of the SCCC candidate to confirm with the CSCCa National Office that the individual supervising the practicum/internship is currently CSCCa-approved.

Use the following directory of approved mentors when selecting a practicum/internship.

name institution title
Abernethy, David Total Strength and Speed Director of Strength and Conditioning
Abney, Sandy Chinese Olympic Committee Deputy Director of High Performance Team China
Adams JR, Bradford Catawba College
Akenberger, Zach University of Florida Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach
Allen, Riley University of Mississippi
Anderson, Christopher Oregon State University Sports Performance Coordinator - Baseball
Andress, Jay Cornell University Associate AD for Strength and Conditioning
Armer, Benjamin Ball State University Director of Strength & Conditioning-Football
Austin, Daniel University of South Carolina Assistant Head Strength Coach
Ayers, Tyler Webber International University
Baethke, Dustyn University of Missouri Senior Director of Athletic Performance-Football
Balis, Matthew Notre Dame University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Banks, Vernon Texas A&M University Assistant
Barbarino, Russell University of Michigan Head S&C Coach for Olympic Sports
Barr, Evan Western Carolina University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Basgier, Michael James Madison University Head Basketball Strength Coach
Basile, Robert St. John's University Head
Bass, David Wake Forest University Assistant Coordinator of S&C
Bates, Andrew Jacksonville University Head of Strength and Conditioning
Batson, Joey Clemson University Head
Baukol, Nathan University of North Dakota Director of Strength and Conditioning
Beach, Brandon Bridgewater College Director of Strength & Conditioning
Bennett, Scott Radford University Head Strength Coach
Berner, Todd Concordia University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Bert, Brian University of North Florida Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Bichey, Bradley University of Toledo Director of Football Strength & Conditioning
Bichey, Cory Mississippi State University Assistant Strength Coach
Biehl, Adam University of Texas of the Permian Basin Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Bilbrey, Timothy Cleveland State University Director of Sports Performance
Bingaman, Brian Saint Joseph's University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Blume, Michael IUPUI --Indiana University Purdue University India Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Boos, Brian Northern Kentucky University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Boyd, Joseph THOR3 Fort Bragg Director of Strength & Conditioning Coach
Braithwaite, Raimond University of Iowa Asisstant Strength Coach
Brambley-Moyer, Angeline Princeton University Assistant Director
Brennan, Mark 308 Rescue Squadron Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Bridgman, Reese Belhaven University Head Strength Coach
Brincks, Scott University of Richmond Director of Athletic Performance
Brindle, Stephen University of Pennsylvania Associate Strength Coach University of Pennsylvani
Brookreson, Nate North Carolina State University Director of Athletic Performance for Olympic Sport
Burkart, Aaron Virginia High Performance Strength Coach
Burnett, Richard Greater Atlanta Christian School
Butler, Jeff University of Northern Colorado Director of Sports Performance
Byron, Beth University of Texas Associate Head Coach
Calcagno, Gary Oklahoma State University Assistant Director
Calder, Alexander Houston Dynamo Head of Sport Science
Caldwell, Joseph Texas A&M University - Commerce
Caralla, Lewis Georgia Tech Head Football Strength Coach
Carpenter, Tyler University of Pittsburgh Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Carr, Ryan Barton Health Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Carroll, Trumain University of Arkansas Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Castilleja, Isaiah Metropolitan State University of Denver
Caton Jr., Ronald Syracuse University Asst. Director
Chapman, Paul University of New Hampshire Director
Ciolek, Brian Avila University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Clay, John Murray State University Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach
Clinton, Jami University of Texas at Dallas Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Cole, Rod Tarleton State University Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performan
Cole, Jason University of Michigan Assistant
Cole, Kade Hardin-Simmons
Collins, Brady University of Cincinnati Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Conaty, Sean University at Buffalo
Connolly, Joe Arizona State University Director of Sports Performance
Connors, Jeff (William) East Carolina University Head
Cotterman, Mike University of Wyoming Director of Sports Performance- Olympic Sports
Court, Rick
Cox, Jacob Baylor University Head Football S&C Coach
Cox, Brice Kent State University Assistant Director
Curtis, Monte University of West Georgia Associate Head
Darcy, Jr, Daniel Lamar University Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Davis, Mark University of Oregon Assistant
Davis, Jon Michael Eastern Kentucky University Assistant A.D. of Sports Performance
Davis, Adam University of Missouri Director of Applied Performance
Davis, Ryan University of Maryland Director of Strength and Conditioning
Day, Robert Robert Morris University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Decker, Don New Mexico State University Head
Deets, David University of Tulsa
DeSanto, Christopher Lincoln Memorial University
Desrosiers, Christopher University of Arizona
Dettmann, John Head
Dierking, Jason University of Louisville Assistant
Diltz, Michelle University of Alabama Assistant
DiMarco, Nicholas Elon University Director of Sports Performance
DiStasio, Tom Morgan State University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Dobson, James Vanderbilt University Head Strength Coach
Dolan, Patrick New York Red Bull Strength & Conditioning Coach
Donelson, Matt Marshall University Head Strength Coach of Olympic Sports
Dorsey, Dr. Tredell Lane College Head Strength and Conditioning Coach/Professor
Dorvin, Randall University of Mississippi Assistant
dos Remedios, Robert College of the Canyons Head
Doscher, Michael Valdosta State University Head Speed S&C
Doyle, Chris University of Iowa Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Dudley, Jr., Charles UTSA Director of Strength & Conditioning
Durfey, Noel (Larry) Duke University Assoc. Dir./Head Football S&C Coach
Durning, James Southern Miss Director
Duval, Zach University of Nebraska Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Eason, Daniel Reef Systems Corp. Head
Eck, Matthew University of Nevada Assistant AD/Director of Strength & Conditioning
Edel, James University of Northern Colorado
Edgington, Darren Vanderbilt University Assistant Strength Coach
Edinger, Sean Syracuse University Assistant Athletic Director of Football Performanc
Eidson, Joshua Associate Head S&C Coach - Football
Ellis, Ed University of Georgia Director of S&C
Ellsworth, Raychelle Texas A&M University Associate Director
Favre, Michael University of Michigan Director of Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning
Fears, Zach Southeastern Oklahoma State University Director of Sports Performance
Feeley, Dave University of Miami Director of Strength and Conditioning, Football
Feit, Adam Springfield College Director of Sports Performance
Ferguson, Jarrett Steel Train Performance Director of football
Ferrara, Keith Adelphi University
Fingers (White), Corliss Bethune-Cookman University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Finley, SaJason Troy University
Fiske, Darryn St. Bonaventure University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Fitzpatrick, Bryan US Naval Academy Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach for Foot
Fleece, Amanda U.S. Olympic Committee
Fleming, Benjamin University of North Carolina Wilmington Director of Strength and Conditioning
Floyd, Antwan Houston Sabercats Director of Speed, Strength & Conditioning
Forman, Dave Virginia Military Institute Director of Strength & Conditioning
Foster, Sean American University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Fotioo, Alexander University of Central Arkansas Director of Strength & Conditioning / Head Coach
Frantz, Holly University of Maryland Director of Strength & Conditioning, Olympic Sport
Franzblau, Richard Clemson University Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach- Olympic
Frazier, James Harvard University Director of S&C
Frederick, Matt Belmont University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Galitski, Hayes Winthrop University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Galt III, Dwight Penn State Universtiy Ass't AD for Performance Enhancement
Girardi, Joseph University of Miami
Glass, Rob Oklahoma State University Director of Speed & Strength
Glass, Lee Appalachian State University Head
Golden, Mike Arkansas Tech University Director of Player Development
Goodrich, Kenneth Michigan State University Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning / Ol
Gortmaker, Steven Florida State University Assciate Director of Football Performance
Gould, Darcy Private Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Grace, Jerrod University of Houston Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Grassi, Gio Fordham University Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Gray, Keith Philadelphia Eagles Associate Head
Greenhalgh, Matthew Georgia Southern University Director of Football Strength & Conditioning
Greenlee, Larry Clemson University Assistant Director
Hale, Fred Eastern Michigan University
Hall, Adam San Diego State University
Hannant, Joseph The University of California, Los Angeles Assistant Strength Coach
Harker, Paul Wayne State University Asst. AD/Asst. S&C
Harrington, Damon Grambling State University Head Strength Coach
Harris, Glenn Boston University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Hartman, Steven Bellarmine University Head Sports Performance Coach
Hayes, Sean Michael University of Georgia Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning
Heffernan, Thomas University of Hawaii Director of Strength and Conditioning
Helms, David Pelion Panthers Director
Helsel III, Paul Colgate University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Herbert, Benjamin University of Michigan Director of Strength & Conditioning for MICHIGAN F
Hernandez, Lou University of Illinois Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Herring, Matthew Athletes In Motion Director of Performance
Hess, Brian University of North Carolina Head S&C Coach
Hilgart, Ben Virginia Tech Associate Athletics Director of S&C
Hill, Michael Georgetown University Associate Athlete Director of Sports Performance
Hillmann, Aaron Iowa State University Director, Player Development
Hoke, Tommy Michigan State University Assistant
Holt, Matthew University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Honeychuck, Gregory Stewart Haas Racing
Honzik, Nick Austin Peay University
Hooten, Jeremy Jay Northwestern University Director of Football Sports Performance
Horn, Ryan Wake Forest University Head Basketball S&C Coach
Horton, Ryan George Tech Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Houser, David University of Hartford Director of S&C
Huth, Bret University of the Incarnate Word
Ishmael, Victor University of Miami Assistant Strength Coach
Ivey, Patrick University of Louisville Associate Athletic Director for Health and Perform
Jackson, Jr., Larry Cleveland Browns Head
Jenkins, Derrick UTSA Assistant
Jennings, Matthew Xavier University Head
Johnson, Allan East Tennessee State University Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach
Johnson, Richard University of Rhode Island Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Johnson, Ryan University of Missouri Assistant Director of Athletic Performance for Oly
Jones, Terry University of Alabama Asst. Head S&C Coach
Jones, Jennifer Auburn University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Jones, Ian Wagner College Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance
Jones II, Robert Dale Cleveland Browns Assistant S & C Coach
Jorgensen, Troy Samson Equipment Head
Joseph, Michael West Virginia University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Jung, Aaron Morningside College Head Strength and Conditining Coach
Jurek, Chris University of Maryland Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Kana, Trevor Houston Baptist University Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning
Karkoska, Bryan Auburn University Head S&C Coach, Olympic Sports
Kenn, Joseph Carolina Panthers Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Kent, Michael MGK Training Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Kiritsy, James Kennesaw State University Director of Football S&C
Kolb, Nicholas Fairfield University Director of Sports Performance
Kolb, Tanner West Virginia University Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Kontos, Tim Virginia Commonwealth University Head
Korem, Erik University of Kentucky High Performance Coach
Kramer, Drew US Army JFKSWCS
Kramer, Jim North Dakota State University Head
Krumpos, James University of Arizona Assistant Athletic Director for Performance Enhanc
Lancaster, Lucas Abilene Christian University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Lathrop, James Illinois State University Director of S&C
Lawson, David Virginia Military Institute Director of Sports Performance- Olympic Sports
Ledbetter, Taylor University of Mobile Head Strength & Conditioning Coach University of M
Lemieux, Robert Kent State University Director of Strength & Conditioniing
Lima, Justin Towson University Strength and Conditioning Coach
Lokey, Bradley REEF Systems Corp. Project Manager S&C
Lonowski, Jacob Georgia State University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach - Olympic Sport
Loscalzo, Jason Chicago Bears Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football
Losey III, Raymond (Chuck) Penn State University Assistant Performance Enhancement Coach
Lovat, Darin University of Memphis Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Love, Dennis Purdue University Associate Director of Football Strength and Condit
Maib, Donald University of Texas at Austin Head Coach for Olympics Sports
Mannie, Ken Michigan State University Head S&C Coach
Margolis, Zach Washington State University
Marotti, Mickey Ohio State University Assistant AD for Football Sports Performance
Maxwell, William (Bill) University of Iowa Head Strength and Conditioning Coach- Olympic
McDonald, Michael Oregon State University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
McKeefery, Ron PLAE Director of Strength and Conditioning
McKnight, Yancy University of Texas Director of Football S&C
McLaurin, Aaron New York Jets Assistant Coach
McMannus, David Indiana State University Director of Strength & Conditioning
McMillian, Josh University of Missouri-St. Louis Director of Sports Performance
McMinn, Kyle Spooky Nook Sports Performance Director of Sports Performance
McPherson, Chris Swarthmore College Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Medina, Bob Santa Clara University Associate Athletic Director, Sports Performance
Melton, Charlie (Jeremy) Baylor University Director
Mendoza, Ruben Wayne State University Director of S&C
Metzgar, Cori Western Oregon University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Miday, Joseph University of Louisville Head
Miller, Joshua D Port Arthur Memorial High School Head Strength Coach
Mock , Stephanie Mississippi State University Director of Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning
Moe, Nathan South Dakota State University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Monroe, Lucas University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Moore, Turreal Brigham Young University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach - Olympic
Moorer, Pat University of South Florida Director of S&C Football
Morgan, Kent University of West Florida Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Morgan, Josh Aledo ISD
Morris, Thomas Indiana University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Munger, Kathryn Texas Tech University Assistant S&C Coach
Murray, Steven University of Toledo Head
Naperalsky, Michael University of Louisville Assistant Director of Sports Performance
Neal, Brian Virginia Tech Senior Director, Strength and Conditioning for Oly
Nessland, Jared Sacramento State University Head
Nowak, Mateusz University School of Physical Education in Cracow
O'Dell, Scott East Central Oklahoma University Director of Strength & Conditioning
O'Leary, Brendan Mount St. Mary's University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
O'Neall, Brandon Brown University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Ochsner, Kyle Northwestern College (IA) Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Ogden, Logan Utah State University Director of Olympic Strength and Conditioning
Ohrt, Bradley Temple University Director of Sports Performance
Olguin, Johnny Asst. Athletic Director Strength and Coditioning
Oliver, Jeffrey College of the Holy Cross Director of Strength & Conditioning
Orris, Steven Nova Southeastern University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Ossenheimer, Charles University of Mississippi Assistant Strength Coach
Overland, Eric Concordia University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Overman, Tim University of Oklahoma Assistant Strength Coach
Paja, Matt Grand View University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Pantall, Bradley Penn State University Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Parker, Matthew Texas Christian University Assistant Strength Coach
Patrick, John UNC Charlotte Associate Director of Sports Performance
Perry, Rick Northwestern University Assistant
Phillips, Jason Colorado State University Head Strength Coach
Phillips, Robert Marshall High School-TX Director of S&C for Football
Phillips, Brian James Madison University Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Piraino, Frank Head Football
Piroli, Anthony TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Plettl, Dave Florida State University Assistant
Pollard, Bentley Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Area Director)
Powers, Kelly University of Cincinnati Associate AD of Olympic Sports Performance
Prendergast, James Hofstra University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Pullara, Jason Purdue University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Quinlin, Joe Northwest Missouri State University Head
Ramey, Sarah West Texas A&M University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Rassel, Stephen Toronto Blue Jays Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Reeve, Ethan UT- Chattanooga Asst Director of Athletics, Sports Performance
Rehm, Tim Monmouth University
Reust, Travis Reef Systems Director of Sports Performance
Rhoades, Michael Villanova University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Richardson, David University of Arkansas Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Ringler, Adam University of Colorado Associate Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Roberts, Cody University of Iowa Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Rodden, Whitney MidAmerica Nazarene University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Rogers, Brent College of Mount St. Joseph Director of Strength and Conditioning
Rohling, Thomas Samford University Head
Rolinski, Anthony University of Notre Dame Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Roose, Daniel Virginia Commonwealth University Director of Performance, Men's Basketball
Rosenboom, Kerry Wichita State University Head Strength Coach
Rottler Hattori, Megan Duke University Assistant Sports Performance Coach
Rowell, Zach Lynn University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Ruf, Chris Baylor University Director of Athletic Performance - Football
Russell, Ryan Auburn University Director of S&C Football
Sanderson, Jon University of Michigan
Sano, Shigeru (Sonny) Ohio University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sauer, John Montana State University Head S&C Coach
Schaefer II, Daniel University of Wisconsin Director of Strength and Speed - Olympic
Scharnhorst, Jacob University of Idaho Head Strength and Conditioning coach
Schlegel, Anthony Ohio State University Strength Coach
Schmidt, Jerry Texas A&M Director of Sports Performance
Schmitz, Melissa University of Texas at Austin Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Schork, Erick BYU Strength and Conditioning Coach (Basketball)
Schwind, Justin Fort Bragg Military Installation Tactical Performance Coach
Scott, Everett Lee Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Seal, Melissa Louisiana State University Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Seitz, Leo Texas State University Head
Sewell, Lance Texas State University Strength and Conditioning Coach
Shackleton, John Villanova University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Shadeed, Matt University of Massachusetts Director of Sports Performance
Shaughnessy, III, Richard Troy University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Shaw, Matthew University of Denver Assistant Coach
Shumaker, Michael Mississippi College Assistant AD over Sports Performance
Silbernagel, Michael University of Mary Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Simon, Evan Davidson College Head Strength Coach
Sinclair, Scott University of Georgia Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sirignano, Mike University of Louisville Head strength coach Football. University of Louisv
Sisk, John Georgia State University Director Player Development (Head)
Smith, George North Carolina Central University Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs/D
Smith, Todd Marquette University Head
Socha, Tim University of Washington Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sommer, Don Texas Christian University Head
Spriggs, Kelly na Co-Director of Sports Performance
Spurlock, John University of Kentucky Director of Olympic Sports
Stephanski, John Western Kentucky University Head
Stephens, Tory Texas Tech University Asst. Athletic Director/Director of Strength & Con
Stevens, Shelton SOCOM Human Performance Specialist
Stewart, Christopher University of Delaware Director of Strength & Conditioning
Stoner, Joshua Stephen F Austin State University Director of Speed, Strength, and Conditioning
Storms, Josh University of Memphis Asst Head Coach
Stryffeler, Michael Campbell University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Swanson, Scott Army West Point Asst AD, Director of S&C
Swift, Keith Purdue University Assistant Director of Football Strength and Cond
Tedford, Ryan Head
Teefy, Timothy Temple University Head S&C Coach, Olympic Sports
Terry, David Georgetown University Director of Sports Performance
Teter, Sean Syracuse University Assistant Strength Coach
Thackery, Adam Washington State University Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Thiel, Justin University of Tampa Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Thomas, John Plymouth State University Director of Strength and Conditioning
Thomson, Ron New Mexico Highlands University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Torman, Stacey University of Alabama-Birmingham Director
Tracey-Simmons, Stephanie University of Kentucky Head of Olympic Sports
Trevino, David Dallas Baptist University Director of Athletic Performance
Turner, Ian Smith College Director of Sports Performance
Uzzell, Aaron N/A Assistant
Valentino, Joseph Ramapo College of New Jersey Coordinator of Sports Performance
VanDyke, David Rutgers University Head
Varga, Joe DIA Performance Director of Performance at DIA
Veltkamp, Jason Western Kentucky University Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Vinci, Keith UMass Lowell Assistant AD for Sports Performance
Vorkapich, Michael Michigan State University Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Wade, Catherine Blue Chip Performance Sr. Assistant Athletic Performance Coach
Wade, Rudy Iowa State University Director of Football Strength & Conditioning
Wagner, Kathy University of Texas at Arlington Head S&C Coach
Wakeham, Tim Michigan State University Director of S&C over Olympic Sports
Walls, Candice University of Louisiana Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performan
Walthaw, Cedric North Carolina A&T State University Head S&C Coach
Weischedel, Ryder University of Jamestown Director of Athletic Performance
Wellman, Aaron New York Giants Head Football
Welsh Jr., Joel Central Michigan University Director of Strength & Conditioning
Werner, Gregory Virginia Tech Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Werth, Karin University of Florida Assistant
Wheel, Danny The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Whitehead, AJ Purdue Asst Sports Performance Coach
Whitmer, Tyler Boise State University Director of Sports Performance
Williams, John ECU Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Williams, Lavell Dinky Ft. Riley Military Base Air Force Special Ops Director of S&C Sports Performance
Williams, Callye University of South Alabama Director of Strength and Conditioning, General Ath
Williams, Trevor Sam Houston State
Williams, Troy Albany State University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Wilson, Andrew University of Colorado Director of Strength and Conditioning
Woida, Charlie St. Olaf College Director of Athletic Performance
Woods, Sonya Coastal Carolina University Directo of Olympic Sports
Wrenn, Tyler Longwood University
Young, Ervin Vanderbilt University
Yoxall, Kevin Midway High School Head
Zerbach, Jason Southeast Missouri State University Director of Sports Performance
Zielinski, Jim University of Illinois Head S&C Coach
Zostautas, Nick University of Illinois Chicago Director of Strength and Conditioning
Zuhlke, Jeff University of Wisconsin

If you think you should be included on this list but are not currently, please contact the National Office.