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Chris White Season 2023-24

Chris White
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (WBB)
Bakersfield, Calif.
Alma Mater
Cal Poly SLO (2008)

4th Season with LSU Women’s Basketball in 2020-21

•    Cal Poly (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration), May 2008
•    Cal Poly (Master of Science – Kinesiology, emphasis exercise science), May 2015

Chris White joined the LSU strength and conditioning staff in May 2017, following four seasons in a similar role at his alma mater, Cal Poly. White also works with the LSU volleyball team.

A former collegiate football student-athlete for Cal Poly, White went on to play in the Canadian Football League and on several Arena Football teams. Following his playing career, White spent time working with Dr. Marcus Elliott, one of the leading doctors in sports performance today. While working with Dr. Elliott at his training facility P3 in Santa Barbara, California, White assisted in training professional athletes in the MLB, AVP, NBA and NFL.

White earned a Master of Science degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Cal Poly. During his graduate studies, he focused on different forms of recovery after strength training and teamed up with Dr. Chris Holder to write his master’s thesis on the effects of Qigong on strength gains and well-being in collegiate athletics. White is a certified USAW Level II Instructor, Senior RKC, and holds his CSCS and SCCC.

White is in the process of getting his doctoral degree in exercise physiology while continuing his research on recovery modalities’ effects on sports performance, as well as sweat lactate response during weight lifting. He is married to Dr. Kimberly (Baker) White and they have a daughter, Keira. They also have two black labs, Emma and Grady.