Grant Geib is in his first season as the director of strength and conditioning at Western Michigan. Geib brings Power 5 experience with him coaching five years at Purdue including serving as the assistant director of football performance from 2015 until arriving at Western Michigan.
At Purdue, Geib was the sports science coordinator which involved management of data, performance technology and analytics. He assisted with all other aspects of the football performance program, which includes conditioning, nutrition and worked as an assistant strength coach for the defensive backs and wide receivers.
Prior to Purdue, Geib was a student at the University of Tennessee, working on his master’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in biomechanics. While at UT he worked as a coaching assistant for the Vols football strength and conditioning program. He assisted in multiple aspects of the football off season performance program, and implemented strength training for injured athletes. He also spent time assisting with the strength and conditioning programs for baseball and tennis.
Before working in college athletics, Geib spent three years as a performance coach at the Parisi Speed School in Cleveland. Away from the university setting, Geib has also worked with Lightning Fast Training Systems since March 2014 in assisting with the testing for the NFL Referees Association.
Geib earned his bachelor's degree in physical education from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2009. While attending OWU, he played wide receiver on the Battling Bishops football team and received the Wally Cross Award for athletic and academic excellence.
Geib is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and is a certified Heartsaver AED through the American Heart Association.