Stephen Englehart is in his second year as the assistant speed-strength and conditioning coach for football, joining the department on April 1, 2011.
Englehart, 31, came to CU from Southern Methodist University, where he worked one year (2010) as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Mustangs. That followed one season (2009) as the head football strength coach at Portland State University, his first full-time year in the profession. He got his start in the business as a graduate assistant at the University of Hawai'i, where he spent three years (2006-08). He was on the Warrior staff the year the UH earned a Sugar Bowl invitation against Georgia as a “BCS” buster following a 12-0 regular season in 2007.
While at Hawai'i, he earned his Master’s in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science in the spring of 2009. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2005.
He was born June 5, 1981 in New Orleans, and graduated from Fountainbleau High School (Mandeville, La.), where he lettered in basketball. His twin brother, Chad, is an assistant strength coach with the Washington Redskins. He is married to the former Laura Williams (a registered nurse at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Longmont); the couple has two children, Braylon (4), and Coralee (born this past August 12).