The Xavier women's basketball team has been hard at work in the weight room - and outside - during the offseason. Strength and conditioning coach Jacob Dyslin talks about the more interesting ways the team has been training.
Jacob Dyslin is entering his second season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Xavier athletic department.
Dyslin comes to Xavier from the Cincinnati Reds where he was a minor league strength and conditioning coach. Before the Reds, Dyslin was the assistant strength and conditioning coach at the College of William & Mary. He served as the head strength and conditioning coach for men's and women's basketball, baseball, volleyball, track & field and cross country. He was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach for football, lacrosse, tennis as well as swimming and diving. Dyslin has also held positions at Auburn University, the Kansas City Royals and Iowa State University.
Dyslin is certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, USA Weightlifting, the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association
Dyslin graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in exercise and sports science in 2005 and then received his M.S. in exercise science and health promotion from California University (Pa.) in 2008.