Dr. Tim Baghurst

Director of Sports Performance

Tim Baghurst is the Director of Sports & Coaching Science at Oklahoma State University and owns GOAT Sports Performance.
He graduated with a Doctorate in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas and also has three Masters degrees spanning sports and education. He has worked in a variety of sports performance roles including as a Nutritional Counselor for the Arkansas Razorback athletic department. However, Tim is more known for his ability to solve sports performance problems through a multidisciplinary approach.

Tim is a world renown academic and has published three textbooks, a dozen book chapters and sections, and over 100 peer-reviewed academic journal articles on numerous sport science topics. A dynamic speaker, he has presented around the globe for many different sport-based organizations. He is a Vice President and Fellow of the Oklahoma Association of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (OAHPERD), a board member of the Oklahoma National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and a Fellow of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America).

Tim is a referee for the International Racquetball Federation (IRF) and serves as their Anti-Doping Administrator. He played three different sports at the collegiate level before taking up racquetball after graduation. Since then he has won gold medals at state, national, and senior world championships.