Dietz was recently listed as one of the 65 Most Influential Strength and Conditioning Coaches of All-Time by Kick Back Life.
The Shelby, Ohio native joined the Gophers athletic department in 2000 and has been working with the men's hockey program ever since. In addition to overseeing strength and conditioning responsibilities, Dietz has given numerous lectures around the country, as well as publish several scientific articles and dozens articles on training. Most recently, Dietz co-authored the the top-selling book, Triphasic Training: A systematic approach to elite speed and explosive strength performance.
Since joining the Gophers, Dietz has trained a total of eight national championship teams as well as more than 100 All-Americans.