Kade Cole is in his third year as HSU's strength and conditioning coach.
He has overseen the strength and conditioning programs of six ASC Championship teams in his first two seasons.
Cole came to HSU from East Central University in Oklahoma, where he most recently served as a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program.
Cole had previous experience as an intern at the University of Kentucky and also was a volunteer strength coach at his alma mater Tarleton State, where he also played football.
He graduated with a kinesiology degree from Tarleton and is close to his master's degree in sports administration from ECU. He also is CSCA certified.