Andrew Althoff joined the Baylor University staff in February 2009 as Assistant Director of Olympic Sports. Currently, he serves as Assistant AD for Sports Performance integrating the physical, psychological and social aspects of student-athletes' performance into a practical approach. Althoff also works as a performance coach with the football team.
Althoff comes from Valdosta State University where he designed and implemented programs for numerous sports including football who won the national championship in 2007.
Prior to Valdosta State, Althoff was at Loras College. At completion of his collegiate athletic career with football, he became a student coach. There Althoff worked with strength and conditioning, as well as football. He also interned, during summer 2006, at University of Iowa working with the strength and conditioning program for Olympic sports.
He currently holds a Masters in Education from Valdosta State University and a Bachelors degree in Sports Science with minors in biology and coaching from Loras College. Additionally, he has certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, USA Weightlifting and is Functional Movement Certified.
Althoff resides in Waco with his wife Chrissie and three sons Tucker, Joel, and Eli.
What year did you start working at Baylor Athletics?
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Best part of the job:
Working with the student-athletes.
"A day in which you do not make yourself better is a wasted day."
More about Andrew:
My wife Chrissie and I have three kids...Tucker is the oldest with Joel and Eli being his younger twin brothers. Kids love playing outside and coming to Baylor events.