Mike Joseph

Mike Joseph

Director, Strength and Conditioning

Phone: 293-4459

Coaching Career
  • Administer, coordinate, develop, implement and teach strength and conditioning programs for all Mountaineer student-athletes with a major emphasis on the football program
  • Presented with Master Strength and Conditioning Coach at 2014 National CSCCa Conference
  • Served for five years as the assistant strength coach at Notre Dame (2003-08), working with football and was responsible for the strength and conditioning programs for baseball, volleyball and softball\
  • At Notre Dame, he worked with the head strength coach with football, assisted with workouts, testing, conditioning, speed and agility training and in-season and offseason training schedules on a daily basis Responsible for developing and training the quarterbacks, tight ends, linebackers, fullbacks and injured players
  • Also had the same responsibilities with the sports of baseball, volleyball and softball Supervised and maintained facility and equipment and scheduling all student-athletes for the school’s 27 sports
  • Spent two years as an assistant strength coach at Eastern Michigan (2001-03)
  • Served as a graduate assistant at WVU for two years (1999-2001)
  • Worked at Healthworks Fitness and Rehabilitation in Morgantown during the 2001 summer
  • Strength and conditioning coach at Fairmont State (Aug. 1998 – May 1999)
  • Camp instructor at the Mountain State Speed and Strength Camp hosted by WVU from May 2000 until April 2001
  • Served as a guest speaker and instructor at many camps and clinics
  • Has served as a classroom instructor and state director for the National Association of Speed and Explosion
  • Coached 23 football players who earned All-America honors and more than 100 athletes who were either drafted or signed free-agent contracts in the NFL
  • While at Fairmont State, Joseph was a four-year letterman and three-year captain on the football team from 1994-97
  • Three time first-team all-WVIAC selection and was named the WVIAC Offensive Player of the Year in 1996
  • A 1997 regional All-American, a Burger King Scholar Athlete and a WVIAC Scholar Athlete
  • Selected the vice president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and to the Fairmont State Student Council