Cutchlow Named Director of Football Strength And Conditioning
May 17, 2012
MEMPHIS, TENN. - Former University of Memphis baseball player Rohrk Cutchlow has returned to his alma mater as the Director of Football Strength and Conditioning.
Cutchlow was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at catcher from 1996-98. He graduated from the U of M with a bachelor's degree in education with an emphasis on exercise and sport science.
During the 2011 season Cutchlow was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Tulsa where he oversaw the strength and conditioning program for the entire department while primarily working with football. Prior to Tulsa, Cutchlow directed the strength and conditioning program at Illinois State University for eight years. He was the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Redbirds in his first four seasons before his promotion to Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Performance in 2007. While at Illinois State University, Cutchlow worked with 12 players who signed NFL contracts.
In 2006, Cutchlow was one of five finalists for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year award.
A native of Littleport, Iowa, Cutchlow was the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports at Iowa State University from 2001-03, where he directed 16 sports, including men's basketball and wrestling. While at Iowa State, he earned his master's degree in educational leadership and policy education. Additionally, he spent two seasons working with the Chicago Cubs AAA affiliate.
Cutchlow is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA, and holds additional certifications from USA Weightlifting and Functional Movement Systems (FMS). Cutchlow is a member of the Black Coaches Association.