Kade Cole is in his second year as HSU's strength coach.
He helped oversee the strength and conditioning programs of four ASC Championship teams a year ago.
Cole comes to HSU from East Central University in Oklahoma, where he most recently served as a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program.
Cole had previous experience as an intern at the University of Kentucky and also was a volunteer strength coach at his alma mater Tarleton State, where he also played football.
He graduated with a kinesiology degree from Tarleton and is close to his master’s degree in sports administration from ECU. He also recently passed his CSCA certification.