Megan Young is in her seventh year at Auburn University. She was promoted to her current position as strength coach for women’s basketball and soccer in July 2010. As an intern at Auburn, she worked with championship teams in baseball, football, women’s soccer, and women’s basketball. A native of Durham, NC, Young came to Auburn after earning her Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in Strength and Conditioning from Baylor University. While at Baylor, Young worked directly with the football and basketball teams while assisting with other sports in speed, strength, and explosive training. Prior to her time at Baylor, she served as a strength and conditioning intern at her alma mater, University of North Carolina-Wilmington. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education from UNC-Wilmington, and was a four-year varsity athlete of the track and field team as a thrower. Currently, Young is working towards her Doctorate in Adult Education at Auburn University. Young holds certifications from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), USA Weightlifting (USAW), and USA Track and Field (USAWTF). Follow her on Twitter: @coachmega.