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Matt Schiotz
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
College:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Hometown:
Menomonie, Wisc.
Experience:
14

Matt Schiotz is in his fifth season as the Texans’ assistant strength and conditioning coach and 14th season as a strength and conditioning coach in the NFL.

Schiotz served as the Miami Dolphins head strength and conditioning coach in 2007 prior to joining the Texans staff. He joined the Dolphins after spending the previous five seasons (2002-06) as the assistant strength and conditioning coach with the San Diego Chargers. He also served in that capacity with the Washington Redskins in 2001.

Matt Schiotz is in his fifth season as the Texans’ assistant strength and conditioning coach and 14th season as a strength and conditioning coach in the NFL.

Schiotz served as the Miami Dolphins head strength and conditioning coach in 2007 prior to joining the Texans staff. He joined the Dolphins after spending the previous five seasons (2002-06) as the assistant strength and conditioning coach with the San Diego Chargers. He also served in that capacity with the Washington Redskins in 2001.

Schiotz got his start in the coaching profession when he served as an intern in the strength room of the Kansas City Chiefs in 1994. From 1995-96, he was a graduate assistant at the University of Kansas. He then spent the 1997 season assisting with the Chiefs’ strength program before being named the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Southern California in 1998, a role in which he served the next three years (1998-00).

A native of Menomonie, Wisc., Schiotz earned his degree in exercise science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1994 and his master’s degree in exercise physiology and nutrition from the University of Kansas in 1997.  Schiotz is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) by the national Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  He is also certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS).

SCHIOTZ'S COACHING LEDGER

2009-13: Assistant Strength and Conditioning, Houston Texans
2007: Head Strength and Conditioning, Miami Dolphins
2002-06: Assistant Strength and Conditioning, San Diego Chargers
2001: Assistant Strength and Conditioning, Washington Redskins
1998-00: Head Strength and Conditioning, University of Southern California
1997: Strength and Conditioning Assistant, Kansas City Chiefs
1995-96: Graduate Assistant, University of Kansas
1994: Intern, Kansas City Chiefs

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