Assistant Head Athletic Performance Coach
The College of the Holy Cross-B.S. Applied Exercise Science '04
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse -M.S. Human Performance '06
Coach Beth Byron joined the University of Texas Athletic Performance staff in the fall of 2018. Coach Byron is the Associate Head Coach for Athletic Performance and directly works with the Longhorn’s Women’s Swimming and Rowing teams.
Before arriving at the Forty Acres, Coach Byron was at West Virginia University serving on the Mountaineer’s strength and conditioning staff since 2008. During her tenure at West Virginia Coach Byron was directly responsible for training a variety of teams including the Gymnastics, Volleyball, Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Track & Field, Women’s Tennis and Rowing teams.
Coach Byron arrived in Morgantown from Tampa, where she spent two years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of South Florida. During her time at USF she was directly responsible for all aspects of strength and conditioning for Volleyball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Golf, and Men’s Tennis.
Prior to her time with the Bulls, Coach Byron worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse strength and conditioning program from 2004-05. There, she taught a strength and conditioning practicum course in the Exercise and Sports Science program while also serving as the strength and conditioning coach for the Women’s basketball, Volleyball, Gymnastics and Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams. During the spring of 2006 Coach Byron worked as a graduate intern at the University of Minnesota and assisted with the training of the Golden Gophers Olympic sports teams.
Coach Byron graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, MA, with a bachelor’s degree in applied exercise science, and was also a member of the Women’s Swimming & Diving team. During her undergraduate studies Coach Byron completed strength and conditioning internships at Mike Boyle’s Strength & Conditioning in Winchester and Lawrence, MA and at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. She completed her master’s degree in human performance with a concentration in strength and conditioning from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2006.