Pat Ivey
Pat  Ivey

Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic


Pat Ivey Named Master Strength & Conditioning Coach

Honor is the Highest Given in His Profession

Now entering his 12th year at Mizzou, Pat Ivey was named the National Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in 2013. This award preceded his completion of a Ph.D. in Sport Psychology from the University of Missouri in 2013. In 2012, Ivey attained the status of Master Strength and Conditioning Coach from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.

In February 2011, Ivey was named Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Performance for the University of Missouri after serving the previous four years as Assistant Director for Athletic Performance and three years as the Director of Strength and Conditioning. In this role he is responsible for the entire player development program for football, overseeing the development of Missouri's remaining varsity sports, as well as sports nutrition.

Prior to his arrival at Missouri, Ivey was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at The University of Tulsa for two years (2002-2004) where he directed the efforts of all 18 sports programs.

Ivey spent time as an Assistant Director, Graduate Assistant, and defensive end at the University of Missouri over the course of nine years. As the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning from 2001-2002 Ivey assisted with every aspect of Tiger football player development.

Ivey lettered as a defensive end at Missouri from 1993-95. In 1995, he was the strongest athlete in the history of Missouri. Ivey was signed by the San Diego Chargers and spent two seasons on their roster. Ivey then worked as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Missouri while splitting time with both the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers. While serving as a graduate assistant, Ivey worked with several sports including football, track and field, wrestling, and baseball.

Ivey received his undergraduate degree in 1996 in Hotel and Restaurant Management and he completed his master's in Health Education and Promotion with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction in 2000. Ivey holds certifications from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and United States Weightlifting. Ivey is married to the former Starla Green from Hannibal, Mo., and they have two daughters, Paisli and Serena.

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