Scott A. O'Dell


Director of Strength and Conditioning,

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O'Dell begins his second year at East Central University (ECU) as the director of strength and conditioning. Strength and conditioning experience started for O'Dell while playing football at William Jewell College. From there he went on to earn his bachelor's in sports science from the University of Central Missouri and also served as an intern with Kansas State University football team. O'Dell then accepted a position as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at San Jose State University (SJSU) where he also got his mater's in kinesiology. The next stop was the University of California, Berkeley (CAL) where he went on to become the associate head strength and conditioning coach of the Memorial Stadium weightroom and coached first round draft picks Nnamdi Asomugha, Kyle Boller, Aaron Rodgers, Marshawn Lynch, Alex Mack, NFL superstar DeSean Jackson, and 2008 Olympic softball silver medalist Vicky Galindo while also making stops at the Insight Bowl, Holiday Bowl, and Las Vegas Bowl. After Cal, O'Dell spent 3 years on the strength and conditioning staff with the Washington Redskins. From the