Trumain Carroll Bio

I'm Trumain Carroll,

Head Strength Coach for the Mustangs. This is My Story.


Trumain Carroll joined the SMU staff in December 2014 as Strength & Conditioning Coach after one season as Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Oklahoma State.

Carroll served as UMKC's Director of Strength & Conditioning from 2008-2011 and then was Director of Strength & Conditioning at South Carolina State from 2011-2013. Carroll joined the Kangaroos from OSU, where he served as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Cowboys from 2006-08.

While in Stillwater, Carroll designed and directed the strength program for the OSU women's basketball program that advanced to the Sweet 16 in the 2007 NCAA Tournament. He also assisted in the strength and conditioning program with the OSU football team that won the 2006 Independence Bowl and the 2007 Insight.Com Bowl.

As an athlete, Carroll was a member of the Oklahoma State football program from 2001-2005 as a defensive end. During his career, he helped guide the Cowboys to three consecutive bowl games. The team won the Houston Bowl in 2002 with a 33-23 win over Southern Miss, and it qualified for the Cotton Bowl the following season, where it fell to Eli Manning and Ole' Miss, 31-28. In 2004, OSU played in the Alamo Bowl, where it dropped a 33-7 decision to Ohio State.

Carroll received his Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification in May 2007 and his USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Certification in February 2008. He earned his BS in business administration from Oklahoma State in December 2005.