Thaddeus J. Light

Research Scientist

Thaddeus (Tad) Light is a research associate working in the area of human resilience and performance in extreme environments. He’s happy to be joining the team and helping to push the boundaries of human performance.

Tad recently completed his Ph.D. in Sport Performance and Physiology at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, he completed his M.S. in Kinesiology – Sports Performance at Louisiana Tech University and a B.A. in History at West Virginia University. Tad is also a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and USA Weightlifting Level-2, Advanced Sport Performance Coach. When he isn’t working, he enjoys reading, cooking, and playing music.