Scott Cochran has joined the Alabama staff as an Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. He comes to Alabama from the New Orleans Hornets where he spent three seasons as an assistant strength coach. His duties with the Hornets included assisting with the exercise and strength conditioning programs to help players achieve and maintain optimal fitness throughout the NBA season.
Prior to joining the Hornets staff, Cochran worked for his alma mater Louisiana State as an assistant strength coach for the 2003-04 National Champion Tiger football team. Cochran returned to his former school after starting his career in the strength and conditioning field at University Laboratory High School in Baton Rouge, La. He held that position from 1998-2001 and then went back to LSU as a graduate assistant for all sports from 2001-03. He was then hired on to the full-time staff for the 2003-04 season.
A native of New Orleans, Cochran received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from LSU in 2001 and added a master’s degree in sports management from LSU in 2003.
Cochran is married to the former Cissy Schepens and is living in Tuscaloosa.