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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation

Strength & Conditioning Staff

Jim White
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Jim White was hired as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in September 2015.

White came to UChicago after spending eight years at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He served in various capacities, including Manager of the Strength Center and Strength and Conditioning Coach. He also taught undergraduate classes as an Associate Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science.

White holds a master's degree in exercise and sport science from Wisconsin-La Crosse. He previously received bachelor's degrees in kinesiology and education from the University of Calgary. Outside of the University setting, White has served as Lead Coach of the Chicago Strength Weightlifting Club and Director of Personal Training & CrossFit for Cheetah Gyms in Chicago.