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Chris Winter
Chris Winter

Assistant Strength Coach

Chris comes to Illinois State after serving as an assistant strength coach at North Dakota State University. Prior to working at North Dakota State University, Chris was a graduate assistant and the Interim Head Strength and Conditioning coach at Western Illinois University from January 2010 to December 2011.

Additionally, Winter served as both a strength and conditioning coordinator at Division III Eureka College, Eureka, IL during the winter of 2008 and at East Peoria Community High School in East Peoria, IL from 2007-2008 and again in 2009. Chris served as a sports performance coach at Eastside Centre in East Peoria, IL and directed the first summer strength and conditioning camp from 2007-2009.

Chris graduated with a Masters degree in Exercise Science from Western Illinois University in 2011. Chris completed his undergraduate degree from Bradley University in Administration of Criminal Justice/ Political Science in 2007. Winter also attended Eureka College from Fall 2008-Spring 2009 and was a member of the Red Devil Football Team. He is certified through the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC), and is Level-1 Certified through the United States Weightlifting Association.

Chris and his wife Rachel were recently married and will soon become residents of the Bloomington-Normal area.