Kate Engard, MSc., CSCS

Owner, Strength Coach

email: kate@engardathletics.com
lives in: 2231 S 48th St. #102 Tempe, AZ 85282
education: MSc. Human Movement, BSc. Biology/pre-med; CSCS Certified.

As a former NCAA DII track athlete I have personally experienced what it takes to achieve performance driven results. I supplemented that experience with rigorous academic work in pre-medicine (B.Sc.) and Kinesiology (M.Sc.) studies and am a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS).

Achievements & Coaching Experience

  • 2019 Assistant Strength Coach – AZ Hotshots, Alliance of American Football
  • 2012-2015 Head Strength Coach – Scottsdale Community College Football
  • 2010-2014 Strength Coach – Scottsdale Community College Women’s Basketball
  • 2010-2012 Sprints Coach – Scottsdale Community College Track
  • 2009-2010 Sprints Coach – Seton Catholic High School
  • 2007-2008 Sprints Coach – Camelback High School

Certifications & Affiliations

  • CSCS
  • USATF Level 1
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Member

Academic  & Teaching Background

  • Adjunct Faculty, Exercise Science, Scottsdale Community College
  • PhD in Performance Psychology – 1st Year
  • M.Sc. in Human Movement
  • B.Sc. in Pre-med/Biology
  • Minor in Chemistry

Athletic Experience & Achievements

  • 2016 US Muay Thai Open Competitor (0-1 amateur record)
  • 2005 RMAC Academic All-Conference Athlete
  • 2004 Gatorade Athlete of the Year Nominee – Soccer
  • 2003, 2004 PUHSD 2 x Metro-Region XC Champion