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Josh Schuler
Assistant Strength & Conditioning

Biography

Josh Schuler joined the Lions coaching staff in 2016 as the team’s assistant strength & conditioning coach and enters his second season with the team. Before coming to Detroit, he worked as a human performance coach at EXOS.

Schuler, alongside assistant strength & conditioning coach and longtime Lions center Dominic Raiola, works closely with Lions Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Harold Nash Jr. Under the direction of Lions Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Quinn, Schuler and the Lions strength staff have revamped Detroit’s on- and off-the-field workout program to provide a foundation for the team’s success for years to come.

Josh Schuler joined the Lions coaching staff in 2016 as the team’s assistant strength & conditioning coach and enters his second season with the team. Before coming to Detroit, he worked as a human performance coach at EXOS.

Schuler, alongside assistant strength & conditioning coach and longtime Lions center Dominic Raiola, works closely with Lions Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Harold Nash Jr. Under the direction of Lions Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Quinn, Schuler and the Lions strength staff have revamped Detroit’s on- and off-the-field workout program to provide a foundation for the team’s success for years to come.

Schuler, alongside assistant strength & conditioning coach and longtime Lions center Dominic Raiola, works closely with Lions Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Harold Nash Jr. Under the direction of Lions Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Quinn, Schuler and the Lions strength staff have revamped Detroit’s on- and off-the-field workout program to provide a foundation for the team’s success for years to come.

Schuler was a graduate assistant strength coach for Auburn University during the 2008-09 seasons, along with the Tigers' 2010 spring practices. A Muscatine, Iowa native, he attended Iowa State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in health and human performance. As an undergrad, Schuler was a student intern strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports for three years (2004-07).

Immediately following his graduation from Iowa State, he interned for five months at the University of Colorado and went on to earn a master’s degree in adult education from Auburn.

Schuler married his wife, Jackie, on March 18, 2017.

 

SCHULER’S COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions................................................................ 2016-

      Assistant Strength & Conditioning........................... 2016-

United State Naval Academy...................................... 2012-15

      Assistant Strength & Conditioning........................... 2012-15

Colorado....................................................................... 2010-12

      Assistant Strength & Conditioning............................ 2010-12

Auburn.......................................................................... 2008-09

      Graduate Assistant................................................... 2010-12

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