Brent Rogers returns for his third season as the College’s Director of Strength and Conditioning for the 2012-13 school year. Rogers comes from a strong background of strength and conditioning experiences. He was most recently the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Kentucky (one year) and worked for two years as the Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach for the NFL Cincinnati Bengals (2008-2010). Rogers was a personal trainer for Bengals’ player Dhani Jones, training overseas with the linebacker for the Travel Channel’s Dhani Tackles the Globe show.
The Lions’ director has also been the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NFL Europe’s Hamburg Sea Devils (2007) as well as the Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Other related professional work experiences have included working for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, The College of St. Scholastica and as a Personal Trainer.
Rogers graduated from the University of California-Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Anthropology, and a minor in Exercise and Health Science, in 2001. He earned a Master of Art’s degree in Exercise Physiology from The College of St. Scholastica (MN) in 2005.
He holds professional membership status in the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, the American Society of Exercise Physiologists and the United States of America Weightlifting. Rogers is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and holds certificates in USA W-Sports Performance, Exercise Physiology, Bod Pod, and CPR (American Red Cross).
He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.