Jason Loscalzo is in his second season as the Bears head strength and conditioning coach.
Loscalzo possesses 22 years of coaching experience, including 21 at the collegiate level with Washington State (2012-17), Boston College (2007-11), Auburn (2003-06), Marshall (2001-03), Nevada, Reno (1999-01) and Arkansas (1999).
Prior to joining the Bears, Loscalzo spent the previous six seasons (2012-17) as the head football strength and conditioning coach at WSU. During his time in Pullman, Loscalzo was responsible for all aspects involved in the development, coordination, implementation and supervision of the strength and conditioning programs for the Cougar football team.
Before joining WSU, Loscalzo served as the director of strength and conditioning for football at BC for five seasons (2007-11). Loscalzo helped the Eagles claim back-to-back ACC Atlantic Division titles in 2007-08, the 2007 Champs Sports Bowl championship and trips to the Music City Bowl (2008), the Emerald Bowl (2009) and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (2010).
Prior to BC, Loscalzo spent four seasons (2003-06) as the top assistant strength and conditioning coach and director of sports nutrition for the Auburn University football team while also serving as the head strength and conditioning coach for baseball and softball. During his time with the Tigers the football team advanced to four straight bowl games, including a Sugar Bowl win and No. 2 final ranking in 2005.
Prior to Auburn, Loscalzo served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach and sports nutrition professional consultant at Marshall University (2001-03), helping the Thundering Herd to consecutive GMAC Bowl titles in 2001-02.
Loscalzo also held the titles of assistant strength and conditioning coach and athletic sports nutritionist at the University of Nevada, Reno (1999-01), graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at University of Arkansas (1999) and began his career as a strength and conditioning student assistant at Humboldt State University (1996-99).
Loscalzo played fullback for Sierra College and Humboldt State and received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 1999 and master’s in athletic administration from Nevada in 2001. Loscalzo has been certified by CSCS, SCCC, SPN and USAW Level I.
Loscalzo and his wife, Nicci, have two sons, JP and Luke and one daughter, Gianna.