- M.S.- Exercise Physiology, Indiana University, 2001
- B.S.- Adult Physical Fitness, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
- Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (CSCCa), 2010
- Functional Movement Screen Certified (FMS), 2009
- United States Weightlifting- Level I (USAW),1999
- Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), 1998
- Assistant Director of Sports Performance, University of Louisville, 2005-present
- Assistant Strength Coach, Indiana University, 2001-2005
- Strength & Conditioning Intern, United States Olympic Committee, Summer 2000
- Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Indiana University, 1998-2001
- Eastern Kentucky University, Baseball Team, 1994-1998
- Runner and triathlete (Chicago Marathon, Ford Ironman Louisville)
- Pre- and Post-Synaptic Control of Motoneuron Excitability in Athletes, Medicine and
Science in Sports and Exercise, 2002.
- Aerobic and anaerobic metabolism, lactate dynamics during exercise and recovery
'I enjoy helping athletes develop the tools and characteristics necessary to maximize their potential in
sport and life.'
Jason Dierking began his career at the University of Louisville in 2005. As Assistant Director of Olympic Sports Performance Jason works with men's and women's swimming and diving, men's soccer, field hockey, men's tennis, women's golf, and cross country.
Dierking came to Louisville from Indiana University, where he served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for 4 years. Jason was also a graduate assistant strength coach at IU from 1998-2001. During the summer of 2000, Dierking worked as the strength and conditioning intern at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY, where he helped train athletes that were preparing for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Dierking holds a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology from Indiana University and a Bachelor's degree in Adult Physical Fitness from Eastern Kentucky University- where he played baseball for the Colonels.
Jason maintains certification with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and United States Weightlifting.
Jason competes as a triathlete.