Kickoff slated for 8 p.m. (CT) at UTEP's University Field
Lady Tigers challenged to win two-game trip to Colorado College and UTEP for first time
Memphis set for showdown with UCF on Friday as teams have won or shared C-USA title the last five years
Memphis battles SEMO and MTSU this weekend at Mike Rose Soccer Complex
Memphis set for final non-conference road test of season
Josh Medler is in his sixth year working on the Tigers strength and conditioning staff since returning to the university in the summer of 2007. He is responsible for the men's and women's soccer teams and the men's and women's track sprinters, as well as assisting with football and baseball.
Prior to his return in 2007, Medler was the head strength and conditioning coordinator for Union Public Schools in Tulsa, Okla. As the first-ever Union system strength coach, Medler was in charge of building a training program for all freshman, junior varsity and varsity athletic s teams.
Medler first came to Memphis in the summer of 2004 as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach, working with football, baseball, softball, and the track sprinters. Medler graduated with his master's degree in human movement sciences from the University in the spring of 2006.
He began his professional career as a strength and conditioning coach at Anderson University, a liberal arts NCAA Division III school in Indiana. While at Anderson, Medler was responsible for training the football team and coaching the defensive line.
As a native of Berne, Ind., Medler was a four-year football letterman at Hanover College, where he earned his bachelor's degree in sociology in 2002.