Katie Guillory currently serves as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports, a position she was promoted to in July 2016. In her current role, Guillory directs the strength and conditioning programs for Liberty's softball, men's tennis and women's tennis teams. She is also the intern coordinator for the department, assisting Liberty's intern with their developmental program.
Guillory joined the Liberty University Athletics Department in January of 2015 as a graduate assistant for strength and conditioning, primarily working with cheerleading and softball, while assisting with men's golf.
Prior to joining the Flame's staff, Guillory served as a Sports Performance Coach at Traction C.S.E, a private sector sports performance facility, in Baton Rouge, La. When at Traction, she trained athletes of all ages and assisted with elite football and basketball athletes of all professional levels. Additionally, Guillory also served as an Exercise Specialist in the Cardiology Department for Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge, La.
Guillory served as an intern at Traction in the summer of 2012 before she was hired full time in August 2013. She also returned to LSU during the summer of 2016 to do an internship with Melissa Seal Moore, her mentor and former strength and conditioning coach, working primarily with softball, women's basketball and men's basketball.
Prior to her time at Traction, Guillory was a four-year member of the LSU Tiger softball program (2009-13). The team captain was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and 2013 and helped the Tigers advance to the 2012 Women's College World Series.
Guillory is a member of the Certified Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa), where she holds her Strength & Conditioning Coaches Certification (SCCC). She is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Guillory received her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Louisiana State University in August of 2012. The native of Lafayette, La., earned a Master of Science in Exercise Science with a dual cognate in Performance and Nutrition from Liberty in May of 2017.