Nathan Moe joined the South
Dakota State staff as the head strength and conditioning coach in August 2005
and served in that position until being promoted to assistant athletic director
for strength and conditioning in May 2011.
Moe works directly with the
Jackrabbit football, volleyball and baseball teams, and also oversees the
design and implementation of the year-round strength and conditioning programs
for all of the Jackrabbits 21 varsity sports.
Moe came to South Dakota
State after heading the strength and conditioning program at Eastern Illinois
University for three years, where he oversaw the design and implementation of
strength and conditioning programs for all 22 of the Panthers varsity sports.
Before his days with the
Panthers in Charleston, Ill., Moe worked as the assistant strength and conditioning
coach at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he worked with the Owls
football strength program, while being directly responsible for men's and
women's track, men's and women's tennis, women's swimming, women's soccer and
From 1997 through the spring
of 1999, Moe worked as a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning
program at the University of Texas in Austin, where he earned a MEd. in
Exercise Physiology. He also worked in private business in physical fitness in
Austin and Houston, Texas and in Fargo, N.D.
A Certified Strength and
Conditioning Specialist and a USA Weightlifting Certified Club Coach, Moe also
maintains certifications in the National Strength and Conditioning Association
and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. In 2011, the
Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association honored Moe as a
Master Strength and Conditioning Coach.
A Minnesota native, Moe
graduated from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minn., in 1996, with a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science. He also played football for the
1995 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champion Dragons.
Moe and his wife Colleen
live in Brookings with their son, Zachary and daughter Kylie.