The Oberlin Review

T3 athletic trainer Collin Taylor works out with College junior and football quarterback Zach Taylor.

In The Locker Room with Collin Taylor, T3 Performance Athletic Trainer and YeoFit Instructor

February 15, 2019

When former strength and conditioning coach Grant Butler accepted a position with Notre Dame College last spring, College junior and football player Justin Godfrey had an idea. He had trained at T3 Performance in Avon, Ohio, for years and wondered if the facility could bring some of its staff members to Oberlin. Collin Taylor, one of the T3 Performance trainers, has helped transform the strength and conditioning program at Oberlin through his work with student-athletes and lifting course wit...

Grant Butler, Oberlin College strength and conditioning coach.

In The Locker Room with Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Butler

November 10, 2017

This week, the Review sat down with Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Butler, who is in his third year of employment at the College. Since his last interview with the Review two years ago, he has strived to improve his redesign of Oberlin’s strength and conditioning program by shifting his focus to athlete’s mental toughness. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What is your role on campus and in the athletic department at Oberlin? My role on campus is primarily to wo...

Grant Butler, new strength and conditioning coach

In the Locker Room with Grant Butler

November 20, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with Oberlin College’s new Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Butler to discuss his pre-Oberlin career, working out with Oberlin’s varsity teams and some useful weight lifting tips. How long have you been a strength and conditioning coach? This is going to be my sixth year. I started out at Athletic Republic for several years, then I worked at Carthage College — working with the varsity teams for two years — and now I’m here. How have you en...

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