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Chad Traver
Chad  Traver

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Joined Southern Miss Staff: April 2015

Responsibilities: Assistant strength and conditioning coach ... Handles the Golden Eagle strength and conditioning needs for the men's and women's basketball programs as well as the volleyball program.

Experience: Comes to Southern Miss after working at Washington State as a restricted earnings coach since January of 2015 ... Also worked as a volunteer assistant at Ole Miss and Washington State in 2014 ... Held Director of Strength and Conditioning position for a year at Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa) ... Worked three years as assistant strength and conditioning coach at Augustana College (Sioux Falls, S.D.) ... Worked for a year and a half as a graduate assistant at ULM ... Served as Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at University of Sioux Falls for a year.

Personal: Graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in 2008 with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science ... Earned Masters of Science from ULM in 2010 in Applied Exercise Physiology... Played two sports, football and wrestling, while at the University of Sioux Falls ... Holds top three in every in record books at University of Sioux Falls ... Was 2012 South Dakota state power-lifting champion in the raw 243 lb., class.

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