Aaron Wellman
Aaron  Wellman

Director of Strength and Conditioning

Aaron Wellman is in his fourth year at Michigan as the football team's strength and conditioning coach. He came to Ann Arbor after spending two years at San Diego State and five years at Ball State with Brady Hoke.

Wellman has 18 years of experience at the Division I collegiate level, including seven years in the Big Ten Conference. A safety at Division III Manchester College in Indiana, Wellman began his career as a graduate assistant at Indiana University, where he earned his master's degree in 1998. He spent three years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Hoosiers and was primarily involved with the football, baseball and softball teams, as well as developing individual nutrition programs for student-athletes.

At Michigan State, Wellman was involved with all aspects of the strength and conditioning program for the football team, and assisted with men's and women's basketball and ice hockey.

A member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, Wellman is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He and his wife, Shellie, have a son, Grant, and a daughter, Grace.


Years Team Position
2011- Michigan Strength & Conditioning Coach
2009-10 San Diego State Strength & Conditioning Coach
2004-08 Ball State Director of Football Strength & Conditioning
2001-03 Michigan State Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
1998-2001 Indiana Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
1996-98 Indiana Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Age / 39
Date of Birth / April 18, 1974
Hometown /
Ligonier, Ind.
High School /
West Noble
College /
Manchester College (Ind.)
Graduate School /
Indiana (1998)
Family /
Wife Shellie, son Grant, daughter Grace