Carl Christensen joined the Duke University athletic department in January of 2009 as the Assistant Director for Sports Performance for Olympic Sports. Currently, he works directly with the men’s lacrosse and swimming and diving teams.
Prior to Duke, Christensen was the associate head strength and conditioning coach at Missouri State University training Olympic Sports. He previously worked at the University of Arkansas and also served as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Wyoming.
Christensen, a native of Iowa, received his Bachelor of Arts from Chadron State College in 2003 and his Master of Science from the University of Wyoming in 2006. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and by the United States Weightlifting Organization.