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Dale Jones
Dale  Jones

Position:
Strength and Conditioning Coach


Dale Jones begins his 12th season with UH Athletics Department. He is entering his 12th season with softball and track (field events), fifth with soccer, fourth with diving, and third with tennis.

Previously he worked eight years as the strength coach for baseball, five seasons for women's basketball and two years for the swimming and diving program. Jones also worked eight years assisting with football (primarily the quarterbacks and kickers). He works in all areas of sports performance with his assigned teams, individualizing many aspects of the training for the athletes.

In addition to his strength and conditioning duties, Jones also serves as an adjunct lecturer for the Health and Human Performance Department, instructing graduate courses in strength and conditioning. He also has worked as a senior advisor for strength and conditioning at The Edge Extreme in Flower Mound, Texas. He has also been a speaker at strength and conditioning and sports-specific coaches' clinics throughout his career.

Jones joined the UH Athletics Department in 2001 after teaching Undergraduate courses in the Health and Human Performance Department at the University of Houston for a year. In 2003, he received his master's degree in exercise science from UH.

He also served as the head trainer and director of operations at The Exchange Athletic Club in Dallas, beginning in 1998.

Prior to that, he served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at North Texas during the 1997-98 season and was a volunteer strength and conditioning coach at SMU in 1997.

He earned his bachelor's degree in exercise physiology with magna cum laude honors from Washburn in 1994. In addition, he was recognized as the 1994 Physical Education Major of the Year and the NASPE Physical Education Major of the Year.

As a student at Washburn, Jones worked closely with the men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball and softball teams and helped develop strength programs for student and university staff.

Jones is a strength and conditioning coach certified by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He also is a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, is a certified Sports Performance Coach by USA Weightlifting, and has completed his CrossFit Mobility training. He is also a certified person trainer through ISSA (International Sports Science Association).

He is married to the former Nicole Sommer. They have a daughter, Abigail Sarah. The couple lives in Pearland.

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Houston, Texas (Rice)
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Dallas, Texas
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04/22/18
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No. 24 Wichita State
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1:00 PM
04/22/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
Cougar Softball Stadium
11:00 AM
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04/22/18
vs The American Championships
Palm Harbor, Fla. (Copperhead Course - Innisbrook Golf Club)
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04/23/18
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Palm Harbor, Fla. (Copperhead Course - Innisbrook Golf Club)
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04/27/18
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Greenville, N.C.
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Storrs, Conn.
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04/28/18
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Greenville, N.C.
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Storrs, Conn.
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Philadelphia, Pa.
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Austin, Texas
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04/29/18
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Greenville, N.C.
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UConn
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Storrs, Conn.
11:00 AM
04/29/18
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Austin, Texas
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05/01/18
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Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
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05/04/18
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Carl Lewis Complex
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05/05/18
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05/05/18
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TBD
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05/08/18
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05/11/18
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
05/23/18
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
05/26/18
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Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
05/27/18
vs NCAA Championships
Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
05/28/18
vs NCAA Championships
Stillwater, Okla. (Karsten Creek Golf Club)
All Day
09/01/18
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Houston, Texas
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Arizona
TDECU Stadium
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09/15/18
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Lubbock, Texas
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09/22/18
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Texas Southern
TDECU Stadium
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10/04/18
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TDECU Stadium
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10/13/18
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Greenville, N.C.
TBA
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10/20/18
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Annapolis, Md.
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10/27/18
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TDECU Stadium
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Dallas, Texas
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