Yoxall Receives Prestigious Honor

Auburn, Ala.-–Auburn‘s <b>Kevin Yoxall</b> was one of 16 collegiate strength and conditioning coaches to be honored in a ceremony Wednesday.

He was given the prestigious title of "Master Strength and Conditioning Coach" by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) at the group's annual National Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The title (MSCC) is the highest honor that can be achieved as a strength and conditioning coach and represents professionalism, knowledge, experience, expertise, as well as longevity in the field.

Other inductees include Ken Mannie of Michigan State, Vernon Banks of Texas A&M, Allen Kinley of Texas A&M, Tim Swanger of Cincinnati, Dan Austin of Oklahoma State, Rob Glass of Florida, John Thomas of Penn State, Mark Paulsen of New Mexico, Bryan Bailey of Nebraska, Eric Fears of Georgia, Kelvin Clark of Texas Tech, Randy Gobel of Nebraska, Bill Gillepsie of Washington, Jim Zielinski of Illinois and Paul Longo of Iowa.

Yoxall is currently in his fourth year at Auburn after a four-year stint at UCLA and has been a head strength and conditioning coach for 14 years. Yoxall was named the PAC-10 strength and conditioning coach of the year in 1998.

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