Cedric Walthaw enters his eighth season as North Carolina A&T’s strength and conditioning coordinator. Walthaw will be responsible for designing and teaching strength and conditioning methods to N.C. A&T’s 15-sport varsity program during preseason, in-season and off-season periods.
His primary responsibility will be football. Walthaw came to N.C. A&T after spending the majority of his career at MiddleTennessee State. Walthaw spent 10 years at Middle Tennessee State in different capacities. Before coming to N.C. A&T, he spent eight years as Middle Tennessee State’s assistant strength and conditioning coach.
His main responsibility was assisting football players in training and being the main strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball. Starting in June of 2006, he took over the head strength and conditioning responsibilities for the MTSU football program for a year. He started his MTSU career as a graduate assistant in 1997.
He worked in that role for two seasons as he supervised and monitored the strength and conditioning training for men’s basketball, women’s soccer and men’s tennis. Walthaw is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, USAW and the National Association of Speed & Explosion. Walthaw received his Bachelor of Science degree in sports administration in 2005. He has his Masters of Science degree from Middle Tennessee.