Brandon O’Neall has been named the new Head Strength & Conditioning coach at Brown University in an announcement made by Athletic Director Mike Goldberger. O’Neall, who joins the Bears via Dartmouth, has also made stops at Maine, Iowa, Tulsa, Western Illinois and Central College.
O’Neall will be responsible for the coordination of the strength and conditioning programs for Brown's 37 varsity sports, assuring that all players maintain peak physical conditioning to be able to play at the highest level possible.
At Dartmouth, O’Neall served as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach since February of this year, working with 11 varsity programs. He previously served the same position at the University of Maine since October of 2009, directly overseeing baseball, softball, soccer and track & field.
A 2007 graduate of Central College in Pella, Iowa, with a B.A. in exercise science, O’Neall went on to receive his master’s in kinesiology at Western Illinois in 2009. He served as an intern for strength & conditioning for three years at Central and was a graduate assistant at Western for two years.
Prior to accepting his full-time appointment at Maine, O’Neall also made stops at Tulsa and Iowa as an intern for strength & conditioning. He also served as an intern coach for the XL Sports Acceleration Program in 2006. O’Neall is a National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) Professional Member and is certified through both associations.