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Kurt Schmidt
Strength, Conditioning & Nutrition Assistant
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BIOGRAPHY

Kurt Schmidt is in his first season as the 49ers strength, conditioning and nutrition assistant after serving on the University of Memphis strength and conditioning staff, in 2012. He rejoins 49ers head strength & conditioning coach Mark Uyeyama, who he worked with from 2006-07 at Utah State.

Schmidt was a member of the Arkansas Razorbacks staff from 2008-12, and served as strength and conditioning coordinator and coordinator of nutrition education. With the Razorbacks, he coordinated a nutrition education program for the athletics department and developed programs for newcomers and injured student-athletes.

Kurt Schmidt is in his first season as the 49ers strength, conditioning and nutrition assistant after serving on the University of Memphis strength and conditioning staff, in 2012. He rejoins 49ers head strength & conditioning coach Mark Uyeyama, who he worked with from 2006-07 at Utah State.

Schmidt was a member of the Arkansas Razorbacks staff from 2008-12, and served as strength and conditioning coordinator and coordinator of nutrition education. With the Razorbacks, he coordinated a nutrition education program for the athletics department and developed programs for newcomers and injured student-athletes.

Prior to Arkansas, Schmidt worked at Utah State as an assistant and interim head of strength and conditioning from 2006-08. At Utah State, he worked with a number of programs, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer and track and field.

Schmidt holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Louisville, where he served as a graduate assistant from 2004-05. He was hired full-time at Louisville as an assistant football strength and conditioning coach from 2005-06.

Prior to his graduate assistant position at Louisville, he served as a graduate assistant at Utah from 2003-04, working with softball and alpine skiing. He also assisted with the Utes football, men’s basketball, baseball and gymnastics programs.

A native of Elma, Iowa, Schmidt earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, where he played linebacker for the Eagles. He served a summer internship at Iowa with the Hawkeyes football program, and then completed a second internship at Winona State University in 2002.

Following his graduation from Wisconsin-Lacrosse with an exercise and sport science degree with an emphasis in fitness management, Schmidt worked at Yale, serving first as assistant director of sports conditioning and then as interim co-director of sports conditioning until April of 2003.

Schmidt is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has his USAW Level 1 Sport Performance Certification.

Schmidt is married to wife, Trish, and the couple lives in Santa Clara.

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