20 Mar Candice Walls
University of Louisiana
Candice Walls is the Assistant Director of Athletics for Athletic Performance at the University of Louisiana. Currently she works with the Women’s Basketball and Women’s Soccer programs. She joined the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns staff as Director of Strength Conditioning – Olympic Sports in July 2017 after spending the previous six years at Baylor University. She joined the Baylor staff in August 2011 as an Assistant Director before being named Director of Olympic Sports.
As Director of Olympic Sports at Baylor, Walls worked with the Bears’ Women’s Soccer, Softball and Men’s & Women’s Cross Country programs. She also assisted with Football and Track & Field.
Walls previously served at The Citadel in South Carolina where she trained Women’s Soccer, Volleyball and Women’s Golf. She also assisted with Track & Field, Men’s Basketball and Football.
Prior to her work at The Citadel, she served as an intern at University of Texas in 2009-2010 where she worked primarily with Football and Volleyball. Walls also interned during the summer of 2008 at Wake Forest University working with the strength and conditioning program for Football and Women’s Basketball.
Walls, a Kentucky native, is a 2009 graduate of Berea College where she was a four-year letter winner and captain on the Basketball team. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Promotion with a minor in Health from Berea College. Walls also has Master’s degree in Health and Exercise Sports Science from The Citadel.
Walls holds a certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and USA Weightlifting.