2019 National Conference

Andrew Althoff

Systems Based Thinking

The objective of this presentation will be to provide a template for creating a systems-based approach to problem solving. Attendees will learn how to create a mental framework for making decisions based on data, intuition, baseline information. Principles discussed will cover practical means of program design, as well as, administrative aspects of daily operating procedures.

Andrew Althoff joined the Baylor University staff in February 2009 as Assistant Director of Olympic Sports. Currently, he serves as Assistant AD for Sports Performance integrating the physical, psychological, and social aspects of student-athletes' performance into a practical approach for Baylor Athletics.

He currently holds a Masters in Education from Valdosta State University and a Bachelors degree in Sports Science with minors in biology and coaching from Loras College. Additionally, he has certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, USA Weightlifting and is Functional Movement Certified.

Althoff resides in Waco with his wife Chrissie and three sons Tucker, Joel, and Eli.