Athletics News

    Antwan Floyd

    Last College:
    Wyoming, 2002

    Position:
    Associate Director of Sports Performance

    Joined Houston:
    January 2012

    Antwan Floyd

    Antwan Floyd joined the Cougar Family with Brian Odom in 2012. He currently serves as Associate Director of Sports Performance. Job responsibilities include training football and cross country groups and assisting in all aspects of the Cougar Sports Performance Department.

    Before joining the Cougars Floyd served as the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at Missouri. Floyd was responsible for graduate assistant development as well as facility and equipment maintenance. Other responsibilities included assisting with the player development program for the Missouri football team, helping former Tigers prepare for the N.F.L. upon completion of their eligibility, and being directly responsible for the Missouri track team's sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers, and multis. His duties were designing and implementing athletic performance programs, supervising team and individual training sessions, as well as testing strength/power and conditioning of athletes. He worked closely with team coaches and athletes to meet specific athletic goals.

    Floyd began his career at the University of Missouri in 2002 as a Graduate Assistant with Jeff Fish, Director of Strength & Conditioning in 2002. As a Graduate Assistant at Missouri, Floyd served as the coach for the wrestling, cross country, swimming and diving, and the men's and women's golf teams. During this two-year period he fulfilled his graduate school requirements and received his Masters degree from the College of Education and Counseling Psychology in May 2004.

    Before Missouri, Floyd worked as an intern for Scott Bennett at the University of Wyoming. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Physiology at Wyoming while playing football for the Cowboys. Floyd is also nationally certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

    Floyd was born in Longview, Texas and grew up in Dallas, Texas with his father, Miles, his mother, Antionette, and his younger sister Jazmine James.