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.
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10/17/2017 - Football
Tyler Johnson is putting up numbers that could rival some of the best sophomore receivers in Minnesota history.
Love The Battle: Kristen Quaglia
10/17/2017 - W. Gymnastics
In this week's Love the Battle story Kristen Quaglia talks about sticking through some tough years to achieve her dream of competing at the collegiate level for the University of Minnesota.
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
10/17/2017 - M. Track & Field
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.