Ben Morse is in his second year with the University of Iowa football program, serving as assistant strength and conditioning coach. Morse previously served as an intern with the Hawkeye football program in 2017.
Following back-to-back narrow losses to open the 2020 season, Iowa won six straight games, all in Big Ten play, to complete the regular season. The Hawkeyes were ranked 15th in the nation in the final CFP rankings and coaches poll, and 16th by the Associated Press.
Iowa has won three straight postseason games and 12 straight nonconference games. The Hawkeyes were selected to compete in the 2020 Music City Bowl, but that event was canceled. Iowa’s streak of eight straight bowl invitations matches the longest in school history.
Morse joined the Iowa program after serving as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Boston University for two years, where he worked with the men’s basketball, men’s soccer and swimming & diving programs. During his time at Boston University, the Terrier men’s basketball team earned the 2020 Patriot League championship.
Morse previously was part of the Terriers strength and conditioning staff as an intern and graduate assistant in 2016-17. He worked with the swimming & diving, lacrosse, rowing, golf, field hockey, track & field and cross country programs, working in the areas of team speed, agility, conditioning, power, strength, and flexibility programs.
Prior to his time in Division I athletics, Morse was a strength and conditioning coach and coordinator at Body Resolution in Williston, Vermont (2012-15).
Morse is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is also Strength & Conditioning Coach certified by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association.
Morse is a 2012 graduate of the University of Vermont, earning a bachelor’s degree in both economics and political science. Morse earned his master’s degree in applied human development, with a concentration in physical education and coaching, from Boston University.
Morse was born 1990. He is single.