HOUSTON – Cory Houston has joined the College of Houston Baseball program as its director of sports activities efficiency, Head Coach Todd Whitting introduced Tuesday.
In that position, Houston – whose final title is pronounced Home-ton – will present programming for particular person student-athlete wants, together with energy, conditioning and mobility, whereas working with the Sports activities Vitamin and Sports activities Medication staffs to implement sound vitamin and complement plans in addition to return to play and transitional rehab protocols.
“I am excited so as to add Coach Houston to our employees as director of our Energy and Conditioning program,” stated Whitting, who lately completed his 12th season main the Cougars. “He has an ideal monitor report and large experience in his subject. Cory comes extremely really helpful by coaches in his former packages and, most significantly, by the student-athletes he has educated.”
Houston joined the Cougars after serving as energy and conditioning coach for the Tulane Baseball program from 2016 to 2022.
Previous to Tulane, he served as an assistant energy and conditioning coach at FIU from 2012 to 2016. There, he designed athletic efficiency packages for the Baseball, Softball, and Ladies’s Tennis groups and assisted with the Soccer program.
A local of Columbus, Miss., Houston started his profession as an intern at Mississippi State College as an intern earlier than being promoted right into a graduate assistant position with the Soccer, Baseball, and Tennis groups from 2008 to 2011.
Houston obtained his bachelor’s diploma in train science from the College of West Alabama in 2008 and adopted with a grasp’s diploma in bodily schooling in 2009. He later obtained a second grasp’s diploma in train science at Mississippi State in 2011.
As an undergraduate, Houston performed baseball at West Alabama from 2005 to 2008. He was a member of groups which competed in three NCAA Division II Regionals and by no means received fewer than 41 video games in any season.
His Tiger groups additionally captured the 2005 Gulf South Convention Match championship in addition to the league’s 2007 East Division title.
He’s licensed by the Nationwide Energy and Conditioning Affiliation (NSCA) as a Licensed Energy & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Houston and his spouse, Eliana, have two youngsters, Grace and Cameron.
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