Scott Kuehn Season 2022
Scott Kuehn is in his first year with LSU Football as the Manager of Applied Sport Science, a role in which he will oversee the collection, analysis, visualization, and interpretation of training load, biometric, and key performance data from the various sports science technologies utilized within the football program.
Prior to arriving in Baton Rouge, Kuehn worked at the University of Arizona with both the Football and Olympic Sports programs from August 2020 until December 2021. He had a pivotal role in designing and informing the preseason preparatory approach for the football team during the COVID pandemic season, which yielded substantial improvements in speed and explosiveness seen during practice and competition, and then shifted to the Olympic sports department to work in a dual capacity as an Assistant Performance Enhancement Coach – Coordinator of Performance Sciences, while being directly responsible for developing and executing the physical preparatory programs for Women’s Soccer, Men’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, and Diving.
Before his time in Tucson, he worked at the College of William & Mary, where he worked in a similar dual role as an Assistant Athletics Performance Coach – Coordinator of Data Science from August 2018 until August 2020. While there, he worked with Football, Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Women’s Gymnastics, and Cross Country. His work with the Women’s Lacrosse team also led to the successful publication of a research paper entitled “LAX-Score: Quantifying Team Performance in Lacrosse and Exploring IMU Features towards Performance Enhancement” for which he was a co-author in research which identified contributive practice features towards competitive success in women’s lacrosse to better inform practice design.
Kuehn spent time at the University of Tulsa as a graduate assistant from 2016 to 2018, working with football, women’s tennis, softball, and the 2018 Pro Day class. He cut his teeth in the profession at the University of Kentucky working with their football program during the 2015 fall season, after spending extensive time in private sector at Acceleration Sports Performance Naperville where he worked with youth to professional level athletes across a wide variety of sports and a brief stint as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Metea Valley High School in Aurora, Illinois.
Kuehn completed his master of science in math and science education at the University of Tulsa in May 2018 and his bachelor of science in exercise science at Illinois State University in December 2014. He was also a three-time letterman on the Redbird football team, where he went from being a walk-on to a scholarship athlete who played his final game in the 2015 FCS National Championship.
Kuehn is certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association.