Ashtin Meerpohl joined the ORU Athletic Department as Assistant Director of Sports Performance in April 2018 after spending 10 months as a Sports Performance Assistant at The University of Kansas. In his current role at ORU he oversees all aspects of sports performance for the men’s basketball, volleyball and both men’s and women’s golf teams.
In his time with the Jayhawks, Meerpohl directly oversaw the development and implementation of sport-specific training programs for women’s rowing and spirit squad. He also assisted with eight other athletic teams including, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, baseball, soccer, softball, swimming and golf.
Prior to his time at Kansas, Meerpohl was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football at Southwest Minnesota State University where he oversaw all aspects of football sports performance.
Meerpohl completed sports performance internships at The University of Kansas working with 15 intercollegiate athletic teams and The Ohio State University working with football where he was a part of the 2016 Fiesta Bowl Championship.
A native of Holton, Kansas, Meerpohl earned his B.S.E in Community Health from The University of Kansas in 2015. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialists (FRCms) through Functional Range Systems and is Adult First Aid/CPR/AED Certified through the American Red Cross.