Kent Morgan | Strength & Conditioning Director
Alma Mater: Sam Houston State '98
Office Phone: 474-2069
West Florida Director of Strength and Conditioning Kent Morgan started his first year with the Argonaut Athletic Department in 2008-09.
Prior to taking over the Argonaut strength and conditioning program, Morgan spent four years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Texas A&M (2004-2008). In his tenure at Texas A&M, Morgan was the first assistant under both Ben Pollard and Rod Cole. Morgan helped develop and implement the year round strength and conditioning programs for the Aggie football team. He also directed and oversaw the NFL combine preparation workouts for the draft eligible seniors in his final two seasons. On top of his duties with the football team, Morgan also developed the strength and conditioning program for the Women’s Golf team which won three Big 12 championships and advanced to the NCAA Championships his final three years.
Morgan began his career at Texas Christian University as an assistant strength coach in 1999. While at TCU, Morgan worked with a variety of sports. He was the assistant strength coach for the Horned Frog football team during his first four years in which the Horned Frogs won three conference Championships with the help of NFL running back and MVP LaDainian Tomlinson. Morgan directed the strength and conditioning programs for the men’s and women’s Track and Field teams. In 2001, with the help of 4-time Olympic Sprinter Kim Collins, the Men’s Track and Field team finished 2nd in the Nation in both the indoor and outdoor NCAA Championships. Morgan also the developed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for the baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and cross country teams.
During his 10 years as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, Morgan has helped develop 20 All-Americans across four different sports and five individual national champions in track and field. He has been also been a part a total of 13 conference championships and has coached in 7 bowl games.
A native of Cameron, Tex., Kent was an all-state performer in both football and baseball. He played two seasons of college baseball at McLennan Community College and the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. He finished his collegiate career competing on the track and field team at Sam Houston State University where he earned a degree in Kinesiology in 1998. Morgan is married to the former Amanda Pfeffer of Slidell, La.