Nov. 4, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan director of strength and conditioning Mike Favre announced the promotion of Bo Sandoval to the head strength and conditioning coach position. In his third year with the Wolverine program, Sandoval previously served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports.
"It is Bo's initiative that sets him apart," said Favre. "He actively seeks out ways to better the Olympic Sports S&C department and the University of Michigan Athletic Department as a whole.He also possesses an insatiable desire for knowledge that aids our department in being among the best at what we do. His ability and eagerness to assume leadership roles and responsibilities outside of coaching duties, along with his can-do attitude, makes him integral to the continued success of the Olympic Sports S&C department, and as such an asset the University of Michigan."
Among his increased leadership and job responsibilities, Sandoval will oversee the Canham Natatorium strength and conditioning facility, assist in the supervision and management of the strength staff and coordinate the internship program. He also designs and implements programs for men's and women's track and field, and the newly elevated men's lacrosse program.
He has guided five Wolverine student-athletes to National Strength & Conditioning Association All-America status over the last two years and currently works with several 2012 Olympic hopefuls, including five-time NCAA champion Tiffany Porter [Ofili].
Sandoval is a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He is a Senior Coach as well as a Certified Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting. Sandoval is certified in First Aid, CPR and Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association. He is also a Certified Level 1 Anthropometrist through the International Society for Advancement in Kinanthropometry.
Contact: Dave Ablauf (734) 763-4423