USD Veteran reflects on service

Growing up as a young farmer in Assumption, Illinois, going into the military had always been in the back of Clete McLeod’s mind.  The now head strength and conditioning coach at USD had heard stories from his father and grandfather about the military and admired his uncles — Roy and Kenney — who served in the […]

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Athletes condition in a COVID-19 world

Practices, weightlifting and conditioning have all been altered to keep athletes, coaches and managers safe and healthy during the pandemic. Clete McLeod, head strength and conditioning coach, said while COVID-19 has caused a few “hiccups” in the normal training and conditioning protocol, overall the weight room and workout spaces were already equipped to follow many […]

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Learning to coach as a student-athlete

After completing her practicum at an outpatient clinic, senior Kinesiology and Sports Management major Liv Korngable turned to something more familiar for her required internship hours.  The women’s basketball guard began her strength and conditioning internship this fall where she works under Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Clete McLeod and Assistant Coach Caleb Heim. “(McLeod) […]

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