Eric Adolph joined the Jackrabbit staff as the assistant strength and conditioning coach in March 2012, after spending two years on the staff as a graduate assistant. A Flandreau native, Adolph completed his master of science degree in health and nutritional science with an emphasis in sports science at South Dakota State in May of 2012. Adolph’s main responsibilities include working directly with the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the baseball team, while assisting with the remaining 18 varsity sports. In the past, he also worked directly with the Jackrabbit softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf, equestrian and cheer teams. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, Adolph graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sport exercise and wellness.