Corey Twine is in his fourth season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Michigan football program. He arrives in Ann Arbor after spending three years at West Virginia (2008-10).
Prior to joining the WVU staff, Twine was the astronaut strength and conditioning coach at Wyle Laboratories, Inc. (NASA) at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. He coordinated the physical readiness and assessments for all active astronauts, formulated and implemented programs and consulted with engineers and biomedical staff on exercise hardware issues.
Twine was a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Michigan State for two years (Sept. 2000-Aug. 2002). He worked with Aaron Wellman while in East Lansing. Twine was the head strength and conditioning coach for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays minor league organization in Charleston, S.C., for seven months in 2000 and was a strength and conditioning intern at Penn State from Sept. 1999 to Dec. 1999. He also worked camps with the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins and Notre Dame.
Twine earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Norfolk State in 2000. He received a master's degree in kinesiology from Michigan State in 2002.