In February 2007 Josh Stoner was named Director of Strength and Conditioning by The University of Missouri and Pat Ivey after serving the previous three years as the Associate Director.
As the Director of Strength and Conditioning, Stoner is responsible for the athletic development for football as well as being responsible for the throws portion of Missouri’s track & field team. His duties are design and implementation of athletic performance programs, supervising team and individual training sessions, and testing strength/power/conditioning of athletes. Other duties include: internship program coordinator, Mizzou Performance Coaches Clinic Director, and managing website content.
Prior to his arrival at Missouri, Stoner was the Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at The University of Tulsa from March 2002 – May 2004 where he was responsible for assisting with the player development program for football as well as being responsible for Tulsa’s women’s basketball, men’s soccer, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, track & field as well as cross country teams.
Stoner was a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at The University of Southern Mississippi from January 2000 – December 2001. There Stoner assisted with the player development for football and men’s basketball as well as being responsible for women’s soccer, volleyball, and softball.
Stoner also spent one year as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Centenary College of Louisiana where he was responsible for all of its athletic teams.
Stoner received his undergraduate degree in 1999 with a double major in applied science and health and exercise science from Centenary College of Louisiana and he completed his master’s in exercise science from Southern Mississippi in 2001. Stoner holds certifications from the National Strength & Conditioning Association, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, as well as United States Weightlifting. Stoner is married to the former Christin Lawrence from Bossier City, LA and they have two sons, Jarrett and Jackson.