Troy Jorgensen begins his ninth year as director of the Missouri Southern strength and conditioning program. Prior to Southern, Jorgensen spent four years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Recently, Jorgensen has been named a master strength and conditioning coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. Jorgensen worked directly with football, softball, women’s swimming, gymnastics, men’s soccer and men’s basketball. During his tenure, UCLA won ten NCAA National Championships, went to four bowl games, the Softball World Series, and the Final Four.
Prior to UCLA, Jorgensen spent three years at Utah State as the assistant strength and conditioning coach. He was responsible for softball, women’s soccer, gymnastics, track and field, tennis and assisted with football and men’s basketball. Jorgensen is certified by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
He graduated from Missouri Western with a BS in exercise science, where he was also a four year letter winner in football. He also earned a master’s in exercise science from Utah State University. Troy has four children, Delaney, Brooks, Jaci and Addilyn. He is married to the former Heather Pressly.