The 2021 season is the fifth for Fahd Jindani with the Vanderbilt football team as an assistant strength coach.
He assists with all aspects of the Vanderbilt football program, including in-season and off-season training.
Before joining Vanderbilt, Jindani worked as a graduate assistant in strength and conditioning at Springfield (Mass.) College. While at Springfield, Jindani designed and implemented in-season and off-season training programs for football, women’s lacrosse, track and field, baseball and women’s soccer.
Jindani also interned at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts during the 2015-16 school year under head strength coach Jeff Oliver and with the Iowa football program under head strength coach Chris Doyle during the summer of 2016.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Jindani played linebacker at Christopher Newport for two years before a knee injury ended his playing career. After the injury, Jindani served as a defensive student assistant coach and interned with the strength staff as a senior at Christopher Newport.
Jindani earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Christopher Newport and a master’s in exercise science with a concentration in strength and conditioning from Springfield.
Professionally, Jindani is certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.