Michigan Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning

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.

Philosophy

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.

Coaching Staff

Name Sport Responsibilities
Mike Favre, Director of Strength and ConditioningWrestling, Volleyball
Bo Sandoval, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning W Basketball, M Lacrosse
Joe Maher, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Ice Hockey, Rowing
Jon Sanderson, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach M Basketball, Golf
Jason Cole, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Baseball, Tennis, M Soccer
Katlyn Haycock, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach W Soccer, Swimming & Diving
Ashley Jackson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Water Polo, W Lacrosse, Cheerleading
Jim Plocki, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Lew Porchiazzo, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Field Hockey, W Gymnastics, Softball
Trevor Klump, Graduate Assistant Coach Track & Field, M Gymnastics
Matt Segura, Graduate Assistant Coach Cross Country, Track and Field, Assist with Volleyball
Charles Haskell, Professional Intern Assist with Basketball, M Lacrosse, All Olympic Sports
Jamie Preiss, Professional Intern Assist with Volleyball, Wrestling, M Tennis

Headlines

Wolverines Welcome Saline Young Adult Program (11/20/13)
Cole Named Finalist for NSCA Professional of the Year Award (10/18/13)
Jackson Tabbed S&C Coach for Women's Lacrosse, Water Polo (9/12/13)
The Team Behind the Team: Matt Segura (8/29/13)
Maher Named S&C Coach for Ice Hockey, Rowing (8/23/13)
Thirteen U-M Student-Athletes Tabbed NSCA Athletes of the Year (5/7/13)
Sandoval Promoted to Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning (9/19/12)
Favre Wins Maize and Blue Driving Change Award (6/20/12)
Sixteen U-M Student-Athletes Named NSCA Athletes of the Year (5/18/12)
Cole Named CSCCa Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (5/8/12)


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