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Logan Alumni Competing with USA Bobsled Team

When Logan Radik, MS-SC (’23) was growing up in Nebraska, bobsledding was not a sport he thought he would be involved in one day. “I grew up wrestling, so bobsledding was not on the horizon until much later,” he said. Logan came to Maryville University in St. Louis to wrestle and earn his bachelor’s degree in psychology. His senior year was during the pandemic, which caused wrestling to slow down. That is when he saw an ad for a bobsled combine and decided to look into it. “Many bobsled athletes are retired college athletes, and I felt like I could …

Logan Celebrates First Graduating Class from Strength & Conditioning Program

On April 22, 2023, seven students made history when they became the first graduating class from Logan’s Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning (MS-SC) program. The program was announced in the fall of 2021 and classes officially began in summer 2022. The MS-SC program’s founder and faculty members know high-performing athletes deserve the most qualified, well-rounded athletic performance coaches. With a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum, this industry-driven program was developed and is led by experienced, active coaches in athletic performance. “We’re very proud of the program that we’ve built,” said Brittany Ramirez, DC (’15), MS (’18), LAT, ATC, CCSP®, program …

Lifelong Athlete Fuels Passion for Sports Science with Logan’s Strength & Conditioning Degree

Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning (MS-SC) student Logan Radik’s interest in sports science began during his time as a collegiate wrestler at Maryville University in Chesterfield, Missouri. After he graduated, he wanted to keep competing in some type of sport. “I stumbled upon the USA Bobsled Combine and decided to try out for the team,” Logan said. “I needed to train in order to do so, and my strength coach from Maryville agreed to train me. It was during this time that I really fell in love with the science of working out.” Logan decided he wanted to …

New MS-SC Instructor Ryan Jackson Brings Over a Decade of Experience to the Program

Ryan Jackson, RD/LD, CSCS, SCCC, has spent over a decade working in collegiate athletic departments all over the country. Specializing in strength and conditioning, as well as nutrition and dietetics, Ryan currently serves as Associate Director of Football Human Performance/Nutrition at Texas Christian University. Ryan is the newest addition to the team of instructors for Logan’s Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning program. Ryan is a registered and licensed dietitian, certified strength and conditioning specialist, strength and conditioning coach certified, and is Flex Diet certified. Ryan attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, (Mizzou) and earned a bachelor’s …

How to Become a Strength and Conditioning Coach

At Logan University, we know high-performing athletes deserve the most qualified, well-rounded athletic performance coaches. With a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum, our Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning is an industry-driven program developed and led by experienced, active leaders in athletic performance. What’s required for acceptance into Logan’s strength and conditioning program? Applicants must meet the following criteria: A baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in a qualifying bachelor’s degree. Submission of official transcripts. …