Yancy also joins the Razorbacks from SMU, where he served as a strength and conditioning coach for the football, soccer and equestrian programs. While working with the men’s soccer team, the Mustangs won American Athletic Conference regular-season and conference tournament titles and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to his time in Dallas, he worked as a graduate assistant and interned at his alma mater Texas A&M in 2016.
Yancy is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, USA Weightlifting (USAW) certified through the Olympic Weightlifting Committee and CPR/AED/First Aid Certified through the American Heart Association.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 2015 and then his master’s degree in kinesiology in 2016 from Texas A&M.