Nathan Moe has directed the strength and conditioning program at South Dakota State University since August 2005.
In the spring of 2012, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association honored Moe as a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach during its annual conference in Orlando, Fla. He was one of 15 strength and conditioning coaches honored at a ceremony and is one of about 125 coaches nationally to receive the certification, which requires a minimum of 12 years experience as a full-time strength and conditioning coach on the collegiate or professional level
Moe joined the Jackrabbit coaching staff after heading the strength and conditioning program at Eastern Illinois University for three years.
Previously, he was the assistant coach for strength and conditioning at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he worked with the 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 men’s golf.
At SDSU, Moe has implemented the Iron Jacks program, which recognizes Jackrabbit student-athletes from all 21 varsity sports who achieve a set of high standards for specific exercises in their respective sports.
From 1997 through spring of 1999, Moe was a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program at the University of Texas. He has also worked in private business in the physical fitness profession in both Austin, Texas, and Fargo, N.D.
A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Moe is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
Moe is a 1997 graduate of Moorhead State University (Minn.), where he was an all-conference linebacker for the 1995 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champions.