Director of Strength and Conditioning for Basketba
Erick Schork was hired in 2007 as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Billiken men's and women's basketball teams.
The Billiken men's basketball team has experienced significant success in recent years. Saint Louis University advanced to back-to-back NCAA Tournaments in both 2012 and 2013. In 2012-13, Saint Louis posted a school record of 28 victories, and they captured both the Atlantic 10 Conference regular season championship and tournament championship.
Prior to his arrival at SLU, Schork spent four years as the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Wright State University. While at WSU, Coach Schork helped design and implement training programs for 250 student-athletes, including the men's and women's basketball teams. Schork came to Wright State from Ohio State University, where he served as an Assistant Strength Coach from 1997 through 2003.
Schork earned a bachelor's degree at Springfield College in Massachusetts in 1995 and a master's degree at Western Michigan in 1997. He served as a graduate assistant while attending WMU from 1995-97.
After graduation, Schork worked with the Buffalo Bills of the NFL in 1997. He also was the Speed Coach at Wittenberg University. He designed the first weight room for the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets and was a consultant for USA Youth Hockey.
Schork is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is certified by both organizations. Schork resides in St. Louis with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Anna.