Aaron Ausmus
    Aaron  Ausmus

    Last College:
    Tennessee '98

    Strength and Conditioning Coach


    USC Strength And Conditioning Clinic Set For April 27 At McKay Center Weight Room

    Aaron Ausmus and staff, plus guest speakers, will present.


    USC Football Coaches Clinic Set For Feb. 15 and 16

    Staff discount offered.


    USC Football Coaches Clinic Set For Feb. 24 and 25

    Lane Kiffin and his staff, along with Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, will lead sessions.

    Aaron Ausmus, a one-time Trojan assistant who then headed up strength and conditioning programs at 4 universities, is in his fourth season as USC's head strength and conditioning coach. He returned to USC in February of 2010.

    Ausmus, 38, was Tennessee's director of strength and conditioning in 2009, where he oversaw all of the Volunteers' teams.

    He began his strength and conditioning coaching career at Tennessee, his alma mater, first as a graduate assistant for 2 seasons (1998-1999) and then as a part-time assistant the next season (2000).

    He then became an assistant at USC for 3 seasons (2001-03), where he worked with the Trojans' 2003 national championship football team, as well as with the men's and women's track, women's soccer and men's golf teams.

    He then was the head strength and conditioning coach at Idaho in 2004, where he supervised the strength, speed and conditioning programs for 16 men's and women's teams.

    He spent the next 3 years (2005-07) as the head football strength and conditioning coach at Mississippi, then held a similar position at North Texas in 2008.

    Ausmus was a member of Tennessee's track team (1994-98), where he was a 2-time All-American and won the 1997 NCAA indoor shot put title.

    He has a bachelor's (1998) and master's (1999) degree in education from Tennessee.

    He prepped at Campbell County High in Jacksboro, Tenn., where he competed on the track team.

    He was born Nov. 6, 1974. He has 2 sons, Max Aden, 7, and Bo David, 5.