The Marquette University Strength & Conditioning program is under the direction of Head Strength Coach a Student-athletes at Marquette University enjoy access to some of the top strength & conditioning facilities in all of collegiate athletics.
Strength and conditioning is an integral part of the athletes' periodized year round training at Marquette University. The Student-Athlete Performance staff works closely with each coaching staff and sports medicine to develop a program appropriate for their sport, catering to the strengths and weaknesses of the individual athletes.
MU features a pair of conveniently located facilities for each of its 14 intercollegiate programs to utilize, highlighted by the weight room in the Al McGuire Center. The 4,000-square foot state-of-the-art equipment available is highlighted by an Alter G Treadmill, which provides revolutionary body weight supported therapy. Also recently added to the facility was a JacobsLadder, a cardio machine specifically designed at a 40 degree angle in order to take stress off of the lower back.
The second weight room, located in Marquette Gym, gives the Golden Eagles a pair of spacious areas to conduct workout sessions.
The Marquette strength staff is directed by Todd Smith, who is assisted on a full-time basis by Nate Heyrman. Numerous interns are also employed by the athletics department, allowing specialized focus on each and every program.
Equipment available to MU student-athletes includes: 13,000 LBS of dumbbells, medicine balls, tractor tires, chains, sand bags, stability balls, squat racks and benches, climbing ropes, PowerPlate Vibration Platforms, treadmills and much more.