Education Board

Jeffrey Willardson, Ph.D.

Specialty Kinesiology and Sports Studies

Dr. Jeff Willardson is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Montana State University Billings Yellowjackets. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department and teaches the Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Research Methods courses.

He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in exercise science from Utah State University, and a Doctorate in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. He has since authored or coauthored more than 90 professional journal articles on different aspects of weight training for improving health and athletic performance. Dr. Willardson has presented nationally and internationally; most recently, on four separate occasions in various cities across the country of Brazil.

He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and serves on the education board for the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.

Dr. Willardson has competed seven times as a drug-free bodybuilder and in his free time, enjoys family activities with his wife and four children. He is a native of Wellsville, Utah.

Jeffrey M. Willardson: Vita