This week on iTunes, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews a football strength and conditioning coach with the right touch to get his players to the next level. Chris Ruf serves as the Director of Football – Athletic Performance for Baylor University. He additionally oversees the track and field/cross country programs, as well as organizing the Baylor Athletic Performance Clinic. Prior to Baylor, Ruf served as Assistant Strength Coach at South Florida (USF). While at USF, Ruf also worked at Rich Lansky’s OPTI as a strength coach and assisted with Team Florida Gulf Coast Weightlifting. Prior to USF, Ruf spent eight seasons at Iowa State University as an Assistant Strength Coach with their football program. During that time, ISU went to five bowl games and won the first two bowl games in school history.

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