Petrino hires new strength coach

Jason Veltkamp, who has been at the University of Utah since the 1999 season, has joined the University of Louisville football staff as the Strength & Conditioning coach.

Jason Veltkamp, a native of Bozeman, Montana, has joined the University of Louisville football program and will oversee the Cardinals strength & conditioning programs.

Veltkamp attended and coached at the same Montana college, Carroll College, as both Bobby and Paul Petrino. He also served on the Strength & Conditioning staff at Utah State University in 1997-98.

Veltkamp joined the University of Utah program in 1999. He became the school's Director of Strength & Conditioning in 2001 and oversaw the Utes football, basketball and gymnastics teams.

Jason has also served as the Utah State Director for the National Strength & Conditioning Association.


Master of Science - Exercise and Sport Science (Utah State University)
Bachelor of Arts - Sports Management (Carroll College)

Coaching Experience:
University of Louisville - 2004-current
University of Utah - 1999-2003
Utah State University - 1997-98
Helena Ice Pirates (MT) - 1996-97
Carroll College (MT) - 1995-97

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