Coach Donnie Maib is beginning his 22nd year as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. He began his coaching career at the University of Colorado in 1994 where he worked with E. J. “Doc” Kreis until 1997. Coach Maib trained all varsity teams while at Colorado, where he helped many athletes obtain All- Conference as well as All-American accolades. From 1998 until the present,
Coach Maib has been at the University of Texas, where he is currently the Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Performance. While at Texas, Coach Maib has worked with a variety of sports including; Football, Women’s Track, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis, and Women’s Volleyball.
Most recently, Women’s Volleyball won the 2012 National Championship and was Big XII conference championships in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2014 the Men’s Tennis team won the Big XII conference championship.
In 2005, with Coach Maib’s assistance, the University of Texas football team won the National Championship in the Rose Bowl. Additionally, under his direct supervision, Women’s Track won National Championships in both their indoor and outdoor seasons in 1999. Coach Maib has had the privilege of coaching numerous All-Conference, as well as All-American athletes, at the University of Texas. In football alone, while working alongside Coach Madden and Coach Mack Brown, there have been over 30 players drafted into the NFL in the past 11 years.
Coach Maib holds a 1 st degree black belt in Kenpo Karate and has published a book and video entitled Speed-Strength Training for Martial Artists. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Donnie assists with character development classes and is often called upon to lead chapels for the football team during the season.
Coach Maib played football at Gallatin Senior High School where he earned All-State, All-Decade, and All-American Honors. He went on to earn a full scholarship at the University of Georgia where he lettered and started for 3 years at defensive tackle.
Donnie has been married 19 years to his wife Karen and they have four girls.