Alan Bishop has been Director of Sports Performance for the University of Houston Men’s Basketball program since May 2017. In that role, he plans and coordinates strength and conditioning programs for the team and for individual student-athletes to perform at their highest levels, both physically and mentally.
Bishop came to Houston after four seasons at Utah State. He spent his first three seasons with the Aggies as an assistant coach on the sports performance staff before being elevated to Director of Olympic Sport Strength and Conditioning in July 2016.
During the 2012–13 season, Bishop worked as the basketball head strength and conditioning coach at UT Arlington. That season, he helped lead the Mavericks to a 19–14 overall record and a berth in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament after the team competed in the WAC Tournament championship game. He also served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Southern Utah from 2010 to 2012.
Bishop graduated from Utah State in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and earned his master’s degree in sports conditioning and performance from Southern Utah in 2013. He holds certifications through the NCSC, CSCCA, and USAW, and he is also a certified BioPrint practitioner and a certified Kinetic Chain Enhancement Specialist.