The Jan. 30, 2013 episode of Inside Marquette Basketball reviews MU's 2-0 week, and features Steve Taylor Jr. and strength & conditioning coach Todd Smith.
Todd Smith is in his eighth year at Marquette as Director of Sports Performance. He is responsible for the total development of sport-specific strength and conditioning for the Marquette athletic department.
In 2011, Smith was named a Master Strength & Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa). This honor is the highest given in the strength and conditioning coaching profession.
Smith arrived at Marquette after spending six years as the Director of Athletic Performance for the University of the Pacific. At Pacific, he oversaw strength and conditioning for all 16 NCAA Division I sports.
Prior to Pacific, he was the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at San Jose State for one season. He started his post-graduate career at Pacific, where he served as the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance for two years. Smith also worked at five NFL training camps with the 49ers and two for the NHL's Nashville Predators.
He served two years as the Graduate Assistant for Strength and Conditioning at the University of North Dakota.
Smith graduated from Miami University with a BA in Exercise Science in 1995. Smith married the former Maggie Lamb in 2005 and the couple has two sons, Cooper (5) and Gradyn (3).