Andy Kettler enters his ninth season as WVU’s strength and conditioning coach for basketball.
A native of Cincinnati, Kettler spent two years as the head strength and conditioning coach at Winthrop. While there, he was in charge of all aspects of the Eagles’ strength and conditioning program.
Prior to his time at Winthrop, Kettler was the head strength and conditioning coach of the Kansas City Royals for two seasons. With the Royals, he was in charge of the entire strength and conditioning staff, including the supervision of two assistants and six interns. Kettler designed and implemented programs for strength, conditioning, flexibility and nutrition.
Kettler is a 2001 graduate of Ashland with a bachelor’s degree in sports industries/recreation. Following college, he served as an intern at Toledo before joining the Cleveland Indians organization as strength coach for one of Cleveland’s minor league teams, the Lake County Captains. After a one-year stint with the Indians organization, Kettler served as minor league strength and conditioning coordinator for the San Diego Padres’ six minor league teams.
Kettler is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He and his wife, Kimbraly, have a daughter, Brynley.