Chris Schall Fitness Center Director /​ Strength and Conditioning Coach

Chris Schall


Chris Schall is in his 13th year as the fitness center director and strength and conditioning coach at Washington and Lee, having begun his appointment in August of 2003.

Schall came to W&L following four years as a physical education teacher, mathematics teacher, and strength and conditioning coach at the Steward School in Richmond, Va. In that capacity, he supervised the design of, and continued to maintain, the school's 1,500-square foot weight room in addition to implementing the school's strength and conditioning programs.

Prior to his experience at the Steward School, Schall served as a health education instructor at the Blue Ridge School in St. George, Va., during the 1997-98 school year and was an exercise specialist at NovaCare in Orange, Va., from 1993-97.


A 1989 graduate of SUNY-Fredonia with a bachelor of science in sound recording technology, Schall earned his master of education in exercise physiology from the University of Virginia in 1993. While at UVa., he served as the graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Cavaliers, assisting in the execution of conditioning programs for the school's 21 varsity sports teams.

Schall is certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association, United States Weightlifting Federation and the American Red Cross.