Director of Speed, Strength, and Conditioning

The Toledo Rockets football program is hard at work with winter workouts right now and the program has a new Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning. His name is Rick Court, and he comes from what is considered one of the best strength and conditioning staffs in the country. Read on for more information on Rick Court.

The Toledo Rockets football program is hard at work with winter workouts right now and the program has a new Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning. His name is Rick Court.

Court has spent the last six years on the strength and conditioning staff at Bowling Green. In September of 2008 he was promoted from Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Bowling Green to Head Strength and Conditioning coach for the Falcons.

He is a 2002 graduate of Michigan State, where he received a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. He also earned a master's degree in Sports Administration from Eastern Kentucky in 2003.

Rick was an intern in the Strength and Conditioning program at Michigan State in 2001 and 2002, working with the hockey and football teams at Michigan State. He also did an internship in strength training with the Detroit Tigers.

Then in 2003 he moved on to Bowling Green, within their Strength and Conditioning program. In 2006 he was named Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach at Bowling Green and then the Head Strength and Conditioning coach at BG in 2006.

Rick is a native of Grosse Point Woods, Michigan and is married to Molly. Prior to Rick Court's appointment as Director of Speed, Strength, and Conditioning the Rockets did not have a director on staff with Head Strength and Conditioning coach Steve Murray and his staff of interns and graduate assistants.


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