Austin Addington-Strapp, a former collegiate football and baseball player, is in his fourth season on the Pitt strength and conditioning staff.
From 2012-14, Addington-Strapp was on the football strength staff at Illinois. He joined the Illini from Ohio Dominican University, his alma mater, where he built a strength and conditioning program for the athletic department from scratch.
Addington-Strapp was a two-sport athlete at Ohio Dominican. A tough and tenacious linebacker, he posted a career-high 77 tackles as a senior in 2008 to help ODU to a 7-3 record. Additionally, he was a pitcher for Ohio Dominican’s baseball team.
He also was a graduate assistant on Bowling Green’s strength staff during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
A native of Gahanna, Ohio, Addington-Strapp is a product of St. Francis DeSales High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management from Ohio Dominican in 2009 and completed his master’s degree in kinesiology and sport management at Bowling Green in 2011.
Addington-Strapp is married to the former Chelsie Burkhart.