Lindsay Dinkelman was hired as a sports performance assistant in May of 2011. She will oversee the sports performance programs for the women's golf, women's swimming and diving, and women's tennis teams. She will also assist with women's soccer.
Dinkelman joined Purdue after serving as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Illinois State for two years. She worked primarily with Redbirds' women's golf team, men's tennis team, men's and women's track sprinters, and assisted with men's and women's basketball, football and softball.
Previous to Illinois State, Dinkelman interned at Notre Dame, assisting with women's basketball, women's cross country, men's hockey, women's soccer, men and women's swimming and diving.
Dinkelman earned a bachelor's of science degree in exercise science, as well a master's degree in exercise physiology from Illinois State. Dinkelman competed on the swim team as an undergraduate.
She is CSCS certified and USAW Sports Performance Level 1.