Michigan Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning

Strength and Conditioning Staff
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Mission Statement

To most effectively enhance student-athletes' athletic performance by utilizing scientifically supported methodologies in order to succeed at the highest levels of NCAA Division I competition.


The philosophy of the University of Michigan Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department revolves around the predominate use of ground-based multi-jointed movement patterns during the weight training portion of the program while concurrently addressing the specific metabolic demands of each sport. All aspects of the performance enhancement programs adhere strictly to industry accepted, scientifically supported methodologies.

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spacerStaff Sports Responsibilities

Mike Favre: W Soccer, Wrestling, Volleyball
Bo Sandoval: W Basketball, M Lacrosse
Jon Sanderson: M Basketball, M&W Golf
Jason Cole: Baseball, M&W Tennis, M Soccer
Lew Porchiazzo: Field Hockey, W Gymnastics, Rowing, Softball
Emily Enos: Water Polo, M&W Diving, W Lacrosse
Katlyn Haycock: M&W Swimming, Assist with Wrestling/W Soccer
Matt Segura: M&W Cross Country, M&W Track and Field, Assist with Volleyball
Trevor Klump: M&W Track and Field
Ashley Jackson: Cheerleading, Assist with all sports
Jamie Preiss: Assist with Volleyball, Wresling, W Soccer

» Sandoval Promoted to Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning (9/19/12)

» Enos Promoted to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (8/28/12)

» Favre Wins Maize and Blue Driving Change Award (6/20/12)

» Michigan S&C Coaches Present in International Symposium (5/31/12)

» Cole Named CSCCa Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (5/8/12)

» Extra Strength: The Most Important Hire A College Football Head Coach Can Make (1/11/12)

» Favre Named NSCA Coach of the Year (1/6/12)

» Porchiazzo Promoted to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (1/6/12)

» Sandoval Coaches Local Paralympian (11/10/11)

» Strength and Conditioning Staff Practicing What They Preach: Part 2 (6/23/10)

» Strength and Conditioning Staff Practicing What They Preach: Part 1 (4/1/10)

M in the News

Great Lifts

The First Pull (USA Weightlifting Magazine)

Power Into Excellence: The Weightlifter's Approach to Training the Pull (Journal of Pure Power) Get Acrobat Reader

Weightlifting for Sports Specific Benefits (Sportex.net) Get Acrobat Reader

Undulation Training for Development of Hierarchical Fitness and Improved Firefighter Job Performance (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research) Get Acrobat Reader

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