Assistant Strength Coach (Football)
Matt Manninger enters his sixth season as a member of the Vanderbilt coaching staff, serving as an assistant to head strength coach James Dobson.
A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Manninger has worked at Vanderbilt with Dobson’s staff since June 2015.
Before joining the Commodore program, Manninger worked as a strength intern at the University of Maryland during the 2014 football season. He also served as a strength intern with University of Idaho student-athletes during the summer of 2014.
As an undergraduate student in Lincoln, Manninger earned a letter in 2012 as a linebacker with the Cornhusker football team.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition/exercise and health sciences from Nebraska. He later completed a Masters in Human Nutrition from Eastern Michigan University.
Professionally, Manninger is certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.