Ed Langham is entering his eighth year with the University of Montevallo athletic department and is in his second year as Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Recreational Programs.
Langham oversees concessions and ticket operations for the department and has sport oversight of the women’s tennis and women's soccer programs in his role as an Assistant Athletic Director.
Langham has 18 years of experience in teaching, coaching and athletic administration at the collegiate level.
Langham joined the department as an assistant baseball coach in 2009 before spending five years as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center Manager.
Langham works with all 18 Montevallo athletic teams and more than 300 student-athletes. Langham has overseen the Falcons' strength and conditioning program as the Montevallo athletic programs have achieved their highest level of success as a NCAA member in recent history.
Along with the coaching staff, Langham is responsible for creating and implementing year-round training and nutrition programs for student-athletes to optimize athletic development.
Langham is also a member of the inaugural Peach Belt Conference Strength and Conditioning Committee that is tasked with developing standardized procedures for PBC member schools.
Langham serves as the athletic department liaison for all kinesiology internships within the department and personally oversees strength and conditioning, personal trainers, and health club management internships. He also oversees and organizes Boys and Girls Club and Upward Bound summer programs. Langham has added additional personal trainers and three new classes in physical training during his tenure.
Langham has also worked closely with the YMCA of Alabaster to implement and oversee a three week learn to swim program in conjunction with the university.
Langham is a current member of the University’s Wellness Committee and the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee.
Langham is an adjunct professor in the Kinesiology department, teaching classes on weight training, swimming, and health and wellness. He has also overseen upgrades to the weight and cardio equipment in the McChesney Student Activity Center weight room. Memberships to the facility have doubled during Langham's tenure.
Langham also serves as the building administrator for the McChesney Student Activity Center and all five athletic facilities at the University. Langham is the Deputy of the Threat Assesment Team and also serves as the primary contact for the Emergency Operations Plan for the athletic department. He assists in the administration of athletic home games and other University of Montevallo and community events held in the facility, while also overseeing concessions for the athletic department.
Langham has also served as the faculty and staff advisor for multiple clubs at the University of Montevallo, including the bass-fishing team, which was ranked in the top 25 nationally with Langham as the campus advisor for the team.
Langham is a professional member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security. He also serves as a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association, the Higher Education Partnership, the International Fitness Education Association, the International Fitness Association, the American Fitness Association, the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association, the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association and the International Association of Venue Managers.
Langham is a certified personal trainer, master practitioner, nutrition advisor, groups exercise instructor, and aqua instructor and specialist by Fitour. He is also certified as a personal trainer by the International Board of Fitness and Exercise.
He is also First Aid/CPR/AED certified.
Langham is certified in group fitness, boot camp instruction, stretching and flexibility instruction, speed and agility, personal training, advanced personal training, master personal training, functional fitness instruction, martial arts, strength and conditioning, health club management, sports nutrition, and sports specific training by the American Sports and Fitness Association, as well as running and fitness instruction.
Langham is also certified in personal training, aerobics instruction, sports nutrition and aqua fitness instruction by the International Fitness Association.
Langham is also a certified professional in strength and conditioning, health club management, and personal training by Expert Rating. He is also certified as a pool and spa operator by the National Swimming Pool Foundation and is certified as a swim instructor through Swim Lessons University.
Langham has also worked in association with the NFL in the running of high school player development camps.
Langham previously served as the Head Baseball Coach and an athletic administrator at Bevill State Community College. Langham was an Athletic and Academic Advisor at Bevill State and was the director for all athletic fields at the school.
Langham spent 10 seasons as the head baseball coach at Bevill State, finishing his career with a school-record 298 victories. In 2001, Langham was named Alabama’s Junior and Community College All-Star head coach. Langham was honored by the Alabama Coaches Association for his 200th career win in 2006 and for 10 years of service in 2009.
Langham, who also taught electives all 10 years during his tenure at Bevill State, was in charge of all fundraising, fieldwork, budgeting and recruiting for the NJCAA Division I junior college baseball program.
Langham has also served as an associate scout for the Atlanta Braves.
Langham played baseball collegiately at Bevill State Community College and was a member of the University of Alabama and UAB football programs.
Langham graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in education and human performance from the University of Alabama in 1999. He also owns a Master's of Arts in higher education from Ashford University. Langham also owns a Master’s of Education in Administration and Supervision.
Langham is married to his wife, Dana, and resides in Hoover, Ala. The couple has three children, triplets Tucker, Max and Madalyn.