Dustyn Baethke is in his fourth year as assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Iowa. Baethke served as a strength and conditioning intern with the Hawkeye football program during the 2009 summer.
The Hawkeyes won bowl games following the 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons, defeating ranked opponents in both 2009 and 2010. Iowa recorded a 27-24 win over 12th-ranked Missouri in the 2010 Insight Bowl. The Hawkeyes have ranked in the final top 10 of both major polls four times in the past 11 seasons.
Baethke served as a strength and conditioning graduate assistant at Boise State in 2009-10. At Boise State he designed and implemented programs for wrestling and women's swimming and diving while also assisting with the Bronco football team.
In 2008-09 Baethke served as a strength and conditioning intern at Central College, where he worked primarily with the football program.
A native of Williamsburg, Iowa, he attended Central College, where he was a four-year football letterman. Baethke served as a team co-captain in both 2006 and 2007.
Baethke earned his bachelor's degree from Central College in 2007, with a double major in exercise science and mathematics. He earned his Master of Arts degree in education from Boise State in 2012. He graduated from Williamsburg HS in 2003. Baethke participated in football, basketball, baseball and track as a prep.
Dustyn is a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, certified by USA Weightlifting (USAW) and is a Level 1 Certified FMS Professional through Functional Movement Systems. He is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) and is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified by the CSCCa.
Baethke was born April 9, 1985 in Algona, Iowa. He is single.