Luke Barthel joined the Duke athletic department in July of 2008 and serves as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Barthel works primarily with Duke’s football and baseball programs.
A native of Jackson, Miss., Barthel spent two years working in the Ole Miss strength and conditioning department, serving as both a graduate assistant coach and assistant coach.
Barthel spent four seasons (2003-06) as a member of the Ole Miss baseball program where he helped the Rebels to a 166-90 (.648) overall record with four NCAA Tournament berths, two NCAA Regional championships (2005 & 2006), one SEC Western Division title (2005) and one SEC Tournament crown (2006). He earned his undergraduate degree in recreational management from Ole Miss in 2006.