Alex Luhring arrived at the University of Minnesota in 2017 as an assistant director of strength and conditioning. He is responsible for all aspects of sports performance for Men’s Track and Field and Men’s and Women’s Diving programs.
Alex most recently held the role of Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach at Southern Utah University where he assisted with football and was over Women’s soccer and the Golf programs. Previous to SUU, Alex was the director over the Women’s Track and Field program at the University of Arkansas for two years. While at Arkansas Alex was a part of one In-door NCAA Title, one Outdoor NCAA Title, four SEC titles and two Triple Crowns (2014-16).
Some of Alex’s previous career stops include roles as Director of strength and conditioning at a private facility and an assistant strength coach at Hopkins High School in Minneapolis (2012-14). Alex also interned for football programs at Eastern Illinois University (2010-12) and the University of Minnesota (2016).
In 2012, Alex earned his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Eastern Illinois University while also playing football for the Panthers. In 2016, Alex finished his Master’s Degree in Sport Management from the University of Arkansas.
Alex is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and CPR and AED certification through the American Red Cross.
Lu Garners B1G Plaudit
2/19/2018 - W. Gymnastics
After notching a perfect 10.000 on beam Ivy Lu has been named the Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week for the second straight week.
Pitts, Wagner Take B1G Awards
2/19/2018 - W. Basketball
In leading Minnesota to a pair of top-25 upsets last week, freshman Destiny Pitts and senior Carlie Wagner were recognized by the Big Ten Conference Monday for their performances.
2/19/2018 - Wrestling
The University of Minnesota wrestled their way to a 32-12 win over Rider in their regular season finale last Friday night.