|Position:||Strength and Conditioning Coordinator|
|Alma Mater:||Cal Poly SLO|
Chris White joined the LSU strength and conditioning staff in May 2017, following four seasons in a similar role at his alma mater, Cal Poly. White also works with the LSU women’s tennis team.
A former collegiate football student-athlete for Cal Poly, White went on to play in the Canadian Football League and on several Arena Football teams. Following his playing career, White spent time working with Dr. Marcus Elliott, one of the leading doctors in sports performance today. While working with Dr. Elliott at his training facility P3 in Santa Barbara, California, White assisted in training professional athletes in the MLB, AVP, NBA and NFL.
White earned a Master of Science degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Cal Poly. During his graduate studies, he focused on different forms of recovery after strength training and teamed up with Dr. Chris Holder to write his master's thesis on the effects of Qigong on strength gains and well-being in collegiate athletics. White is a certified USAW Level II Instructor, RKC Team Leader, and holds his CSCS.
White is in the process of getting his thesis published while continuing his research on recovery modalities' effects on sports performance, as well as the effects of Qigong on flow state. He is married to Dr. Kimberly (Baker) White and they welcomed a daughter, Kiera, to the family in July. They also have two black labs, Emma and Grady.