Lindsay Dinkelman joined the University of Iowa Olympic strength & conditioning staff in July 2012. Dinkelman is responsible for Women's Basketball,Women’s Gymnastics and Women’s Tennis. She came to Iowa from Purdue University where she served as a Sports Performance assistant. While at Purdue she oversaw the strength and conditioning programs for Women’s Golf, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Swimming, Men’s and Women’s Diving along with assisting with Women’s Soccer.
Dinkelman earned a master’s of science and bachelor’s of science degree from Illinois State University. While in undergrad she competed for the Redbird swim team and went on to become a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning coach. During her time at Illinois State, Dinkelman worked with numerous teams, including Men’s Tennis, Track & Field, Women’s Golf, Women's Basketball and Football.
Dinkelman is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, USAW Level 1 Club Coach from USA Weightlifting as well as CPR/AED certified. She is also a Certified Sports Nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
She also serves as a Special Assistant to the Deputy Director of Athletics.