|Position:||Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach|
|Alma Mater:||Occidental College, '03|
Marco Candido enters his eighth year at Washington State University as an assistant football strength and conditioning coach. Prior to joining the Cougars in 2008, Candido spent two seasons in Des Moines, Iowa as Drake Univeristy’s head football strength and conditioning coach after working the 2005-06 campaign at Washington State as an intern assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Candido has also worked in the strength and conditioning programs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Arizona State University, Birmingham Steeldogs (Arena Football 2), University of La Verne, and Occidental College.
Candido was a four-year starter at running back for Occidental College in Los Angeles, earning a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 2003. He later earned his master’s degree in exercise physiology in 2005 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Candido is a member of and certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association - C.S.C.S., Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association - S.C.C.C., and U.S.A. Weightlifting - S.P.C.C.