Delaware State University – Director of Athletics Dr. D. Scott Gines has announced the appointment of Todd Riedel as the Hornets’ new Head Strength & Conditioning Coach on Aug. 1, 2019.
Riedel was a national strength and conditioning coach-of-the-year finalist in 2011 (NSCA) during a three-year stint as Director of Strength and Conditioning at Wofford College located in South Carolina in 2011. During his tenure, the Terrier football team posted 27 wins in 3 seasons, won two conference championships and made three national playoff appearances.
Riedel joins the Hornets after serving as a Strength and Conditioning Administrative Intern for Football and Olympic Sports at The Ohio State University.
From August 2015 to August 2016, he was Assistant Strength Coach at Southern Methodist University (SMU) located in Dallas, Texas, working with the Mustangs’ football, men’s soccer, volleyball and track and field teams.
Riedel was Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning and Internship Coordinator at Winthrop University (S.C.) from Jan. 2013 to Aug. 2015. His tenure with the Eagles was highlighted by a Big South Championship and first-ever NCAA Tournament berth by the women’s basketball team, along with a division titles in baseball.
Riedel also served as Assistant Director of Strength at Missouri State in 2009 & ‘10 and interned at West Virginia, Colgate, Harvard and Western Kentucky.
He was a football standout at Mount St. Joseph University (OH), where he earned a bachelor’s in Physical Education Teaching and Coaching; and received a master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration from Xavier University of Ohio.
He is a member of numerous professional organizations and is certified by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, National Strength & Conditioning Association, International Sport Science Association & USA Weightlifting holding the following certifications SCCC, CSCS, CPT, RSCC, USAW and ISSA.
- The Delaware State University -Head Strength Coach
- The Ohio State University – Administrative Intern
- Southern Methodist University (SMU) – Assistant Strength Coach
- Winthrop – Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning
- Wofford College – Director of Strength & Conditioning
- Missouri State – Assistant Director of Strength
- Western Kentucky – Paid Intern
- Colgate – Paid Intern
- West Virginia – Intern
- Harvard – Intern
- Archdiocese of Cincinnati – PE Teacher & High School Football Coach
Bachelor’s Degree – Mount St. Joseph University
Master’s Degree – Xavier University
SCCC, CSCS, CPT, RSCC, USAW and ISSA.
Professional Honors & Awards
2011 NSCA National Collegiate Strength & Conditioning coach of the year award – Finalist
- Colgate Men’s Basketball – 2nd Most wins in School History
- Western Kentucky Women’s Soccer – Most wins in School History
- Missouri State Men’s Soccer – NCAA appearance
- Wofford Basketball – NCAA appearances (3 consecutive seasons of post season play)
- Wofford Football – 27 wins in 3 years and 3 consecutive national playoff appearances & 2 conference championships
- Winthrop Women’s Basketball – Most wins in School History 2013 & 2014, First ever WNIT victory, First ever NCAA Basketball Tournament Appearance & 2013- 2014 Big South Conference Tournament Champs
- Winthrop Baseball 2014 Big South Southern Division Champs
- Winthrop Men’s Soccer 2014 – Highest RPI finish in School History #39
- Winthrop Baseball – 40 Wins Most wins in recent school history
- SMU Volleyball 2015 – Most Wins in School history & American Athletic Conference Champs – First Ever NCAA Appearance
- SMU Men’s Soccer 2015 – American Athletic Conference Champs
Coaches I have Worked With or Under Directory
I have been blessed to work with and under some great coaches during my time. I would like to give a special thanks to these individuals listed below.
Craig Fitzgerald (Harvard) Currently at Tennessee
Dan Pulmutter (Harvard) Currently at Duke
Tim Mullen (Harvard) Currently at Harvard
Tim Caron (Harvard) Currently at Army Football
Michael C. Barwis (West Virginia) Currently at New York Mets
Chris Allen (West Virginia) Currently at Arizona
Marcus Kenny (West Virginia) Currently at Barwis Methods
Rusty Burney (Colgate) Currently at Missouri
Hayes Galitski (Winthrop) Currently at Winthrop
John Stephanski (Western Kentucky) Currently at Western Kentucky
Jim Nowell (Western Kentucky) Former Director at Western Kentucky
Duane Hall (Western Kentucky) Currently at Western Kentucky
Alvin Futrell (Western Kentucky) Currently at Penn State
Joey Carnes (Western Kentucky) Currently at Florida State
Todor Pandov (Western Kentucky) Currently Philadelphia 76ers
Terry Sauerby (Missouri State) Currently at Oakland University
Trumain Carroll (Southern Methodist Univ.) Currently at Arkansas
Rhett Brooks (Southern Methodist Univ.) Currently at Arkansas
Marc Soltis (Southern Methodist Univ.) Currently at Arkansas
Kenna Smoak (Southern Methodist Univ.) Currently at US Army- West Point
Carlos Daniel (Southern Methodist Univ.) Currently at Denver Nuggets
Micky Marotti (The Ohio State University)
Heather Mason (The Ohio State University)
Past Interns and Assistants
Sam Chatman (Missouri State) Savannah State -Director of Strength
Joey Guzzo (Missouri State) Loyola Maryland – Director of Strength
Josh Holman (Missouri State) University of Washington – Olympic Sp.
Sam Linette (Wofford College) Anderson College
Jon Mangel (Wofford College) Georgia State
Ryan Waterbury (Wofford College) University of South Florida (USF)
Derek Rosinski (Wofford College) Weber State – Director of Strength
Tyler Lampert (Wofford College) Bethel College
Eric Tooker (Wofford College) Florida A&
Ron Dickson (Wofford College) Virginia Tech – Director of Oly. Sports
Cory D. Cox (Wofford College) Winthrop University – GA
Josh Simens (Wofford College) Maryland
Drew Repsher (Wofford College) Wofford
Zach Rowell (Winthrop University) Davidson
Tony Trepinski (Winthrop University) Texas Christian University
Eric Phillips (Winthrop University) Winthrop University – GA
Jeff Tietz (Winthrop University) Murray State – Director of Oly. Sports
Kevin Cox (Southern Methodist Univ.)
Teddy Johnson (Southern Methodist Univ.)
Jacob Leavitt (Southern Methodist Univ.) SMU
Chris Thompson (Delaware State University)