Charlie Dudley is in his fourth year as UTSA's head strength & conditioning coach where he oversees the strength training of the Roadrunners' 17 intercollegiate sports.
Dudley came to UTSA from Southeastern Louisiana, where he served as Director of Sports Performance. Prior to his tenure in Hammond, he was an assistant strength & conditioning coach for one year at Kansas.
The Tulsa, Okla., native spent 10 years as the head strength & conditioning coach at Southern Mississippi, where he oversaw strength & conditioning programs for all 16 sports. He directed, instructed and oversaw one full-time and two graduate assistant coaches and several interns. He also was responsible for the design of Southern Miss’ state-of-the-art strength training facility, a $300,000 project located in the Southern Miss Athletic Center.
During his tenure with the Golden Eagles football team, Dudley was a part of three Conference USA Championships (1997, 1999, 2003) and Southern Miss played in nine bowl games, including six victories. He also helped in the strength & conditioning of the softball program that won four C-USA Championships and participated in the College World Series in 1999 and 2000, the 2000-01 C-USA Champion men’s basketball team and the 2003 C-USA Champion baseball squad.
Dudley began his career as a student assistant at Oklahoma State before being promoted to assistant strength & conditioning coach following his graduation in 1994. While in Stillwater, he was part of a program that claimed 29 conference championships and five NCAA titles.
He also worked as an assistant sports performance director with Velocity Sports Performance, a Houston-based center that provided comprehensive strength training and conditioning programs for youth, student-athletes, adults, elite/professional athletes and various sports teams.
Dudley received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State in 1994. He is a certified member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and USA Weightlifting. He is recognized by both CSCCA and NSCA as a certified strength & conditioning coach and also is a certified member in adult CPR/AED/First Aid by the American Red Cross.
He has worked numerous camps across the country, including the Kansas and Southern Miss Football Camps, the Columbia (Fla.) High School Sports Performance Camps, Velocity Sports Performance Camps and Oklahoma State camps for football, baseball, basketball and wrestling.
Dudley is married to the former Jessica Huerta of Houston. They are the proud parents of a late daughter, Jordan Nevaeh, and a son, Tyson Alexander.