Mark Uyeyama will be starting his seventh season with the San Francisco 49ers this fall. It will be his fourth as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach after having served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, Uyeyama was named Samson Equipment’s NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly. Uyeyama is responsible for overseeing the team’s physical preparation. This includes enhancing the development of bio-motor abilities, bio-dynamic, bio-energetic, recovery, and regeneration. He brings an individualized approach to the preparation within a team-based context. Since joining the 49ers in 2008, Uyeyama has sent 15 players to the Pro Bowl, including 12 that were selected as All-Pros. Uyeyama served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Utah State University from 2004 to 2007. In May of 2000, Uyeyama graduated from the University of Utah while working as a student assistant strength coach for two years. He then became a graduate assistant before moving to another graduate assistant position at Arizona State from 2001 to 2003, when he was promoted to a full-time assistant. Prior to working in the strength and conditioning field, Uyeyama played football at Butte Community College in Oroville, CA and Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. He earned a Master’s degree in Higher and Post-Secondary Education in May of 2003.