Cody Roberts joined the University of Iowa Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff in July 2016. Roberts coordinates the strength & conditioning programs for Rowing, Softball, Men's & Women's Cross Country, Track & Field Throwers and Middle Distance. He came to Iowa from Bradley University where he served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance since 2010. During his 6 year tenure at Bradley, Roberts oversaw all aspects of administration, training and development for student-athletes across all 15 Missouri Valley Sports.
Roberts earned a Master’s of Science in Education in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas in 2010 while working as a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Olympic Sports Performance Staff. Prior to earning his graduate degree he worked as an Intern and Graduate Assistant Strength Coach at Illinois State University.
A native of Bloomington, IL, Roberts was a four year member of the Track and Field team at the University of Kansas, where he was a two time team captain in 2006 & 2007 and All-Big XII Conference and Region discus and hammer thrower.
Roberts is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, USAW Certified Sport Performance Coach from USA Weightlifting, as well as CPR/AED certified.
He also serves as the Director of Education for the Hawkeye Strength staff.