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The Elmer Redd Sports Performance Center

The Elmer Redd Sports Performance Center is located in the Athletics/Alumni Center. It is dedicated to Former assistant coach Elmer Grant Redd. Redd's tenure as a running back coach under Bill Yeoman (1970 - 1986) yielded eight different 1,000 yard rushers and a winning record of 146-36-3.

The facility is available to all Cougar student-athletes as well as athletic department staff. It boasts a 16,500 square foot state-of-the-art Regupol AktivPro Roll sport flooring as well as a mezzanine cardio area stocked with Life Fitness ellipticals and treadmills. Lifting equipment is provided by Power Lift and includes

  • 16 - 8' Combo Power Racks
  • 16 - 6' x 6' Olympic Lifting Platforms
  • 16 - Bench Stations
  • Adjustable Plyo Boxes
  • 4 Dumbbell sets in varying weight
  • 6 Rotating Glute-Ham Benches
  • 3 - 4 station Pulley Systems
  • 8 - Adjustable Decline Benches
  • 6 - Plate Loaded Back Machines
  • 4 - Plate Loaded Chest Machines
  • Selectorized Leg Curl/Leg Extension Machines
  • Medicine ball wall
  • Nutrition Area
  • Recovery/Regeneration Area

Conveniently located next to the Tom Wilson Sports-Medicine Center and numerous team locker rooms the center provides a highly competitive, emotionally charged, hard-working environment for current-student athletes.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sports Performance staff at the University of Houston is to provide our student-athletes elite training to enhance athletic and mental confidence. Sports Performance coaches provide a well designed, collaborative training program that is science-based, sports-specific, safe and productive. During our training sessions, student-athletes are encouraged to become leaders, while at the same time reaching their maximum athletic potential. At UH we promote an environment that inspires the core values of the university - Excellence, Integrity, Diversity, Loyalty and Tradition.

Sports Performance Internship Opportunities

Houston Cougar Sports Performance is accepting applications for our Sports Performance Internship Program for an unpaid position.

Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision of training programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of various educational assignments during the internship.

Intern qualifications include: punctuality, enthusiasm, strong work ethic and a commitment to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification.

Interns will receive experience working in a Division I training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable.

For information regarding the application process contact Rod Grace: jcgrace@central.uh.edu

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