Strength and Conditioning Head Coach for Football
1st season at Texas
Texas native Bennie Wylie, the former head strength and conditioning coach at Tennessee and Texas Tech, joined the Longhorns staff in January 2011 as strength and conditioning head coach for football.
Wylie comes to Texas from Tennessee where he spent one season as football head strength coach after serving the previous seven seasons at Texas Tech.
The Mexia, Texas, native established himself as one of the top strength coaches in the country during his time in Lubbock. Wylie’s last five seasons helped the Red Raiders produce a 46-18 overall record that was third-best in the Big 12, including an 11-2 season in 2008.
Prior to his position at Texas Tech, Wylie was an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Dallas Cowboys for four seasons, helping implement rehabilitation for injured players. In addition to working with the Cowboys, Wylie also spent the spring seasons heading the strength and conditioning program for the Dallas Desperados arena football team, a property of the Dallas Cowboys.
Wylie is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and the Titleist Performance Institute. He graduated from Sam Houston State University where he played running back and also is a graduate Mexia High School.
He and his wife, the former Jennifer Small of Plano, Texas, have twin sons, 5-year-olds Braden and Caden.
THE BENNIE WYLIE FILE
Hometown: Mexia, Texas
High School: Mexia (Mexia, Texas)
College: Sam Houston State ’99
Children: Braden, Caden
2011- : Strength & Conditioning Head Coach for Football, Texas
2010: Football Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Tennessee
2003-09: Football Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Texas Tech
2002: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Dallas Desperados
1999-2002: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, Dallas Cowboys
1998: Interim Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sam Houston State
COLLEGE BOWL EXPERIENCE
2010: Music City Bowl, Tennessee
2009: Alamo Bowl, Texas Tech
2009: Cotton Bowl, Texas Tech
2008: Gator Bowl, Texas Tech
2006: Insight Bowl, Texas Tech
2006: Cotton Bowl, Texas Tech
2003: Holiday Bowl, Texas Tech
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