Kuehl, Ljone to assist Rams in weight room
Adam Kuehl is starting his first year as strength and conditioning coach for the Rams. He will be designing and implementing the strength and conditioning programs for the throwers, jumpers and sprinters as well as the men's golf teams.
Kuehl was recently at the University of Oklahoma as a graduate assistant. In Norman he designed the programs for the men's and women's track and field teams. He also assisted with baseball, men's and women's golf, women's tennis and volleyball.
Adam continues to compete at an elite level in the discus throw. At the University of Arizona he was a 5-time All-American (3 Discus and 2 shot put). He was named team captain for his senior year in 2007 during which he threw 213 feet, 2 inches (64.98m) resetting his previous school record of 209 feet, 7 inches (63.89m) thrown in 2006. His throw in 2007 is one of the best throws in NCAA history. He was the 2007 Pan-Am Games Silver medalist in the discus throw in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. He has been coached by John Frazier and Craig Carter while at the University of Arizona. Through 2008-2009 he lived and trained full-time at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Adam was coached by Ty Sevin and Dan Pfaff, and trained with several other elite level throwers. From 2006 to 2009 he produced throws that ranked him the top 30 in the world. In 2008 he threw 61.50 at the USA Olympic Trials and was the alternate to the USA Olympic Team.
Kuehl earned his bachelors of Science degree in Physical Education from the University of Arizona in 2007. He continued to work, train and complete his master's degree in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 2012. He is a NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a Club Coach with the USAW. He recently married Courtney (Cashion) a former standout swimmer at the University of Arizona. Adam enjoys fishing and they both enjoy the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.