Began at Auburn: January 2014
Education: Mielke received his bachelor's degree in kinesiology and exercise science with a minor in sports management in 2013 from the University of Minnesota. He received a master's degree from Auburn in adult education in 2016.
Job Responsibilities: Mielke serves as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Auburn football team.
Past Experiences: Mielke came to Auburn as a strength and conditioning intern in January 2014, and became a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program in August, 2014. He was promoted to his current role in August, 2016. Mielke began his coaching career as a student intern at the University of Minnesota, working in the strength and conditioning program. He served internships with the NFL's Seattle Seahawks during their 2012 and 2013 training camps.
Personal: A native of Adams, Minn., Mielke is married to the former Amanda Osswald. A Level 1 USA weightlifting coach, Mielke is CSCS certified under the National Strength and Conditioning Association, FMS, MAT and is a certified sports nutritionist. He is also certified as a speed and agility coach and sport yoga instructor.