Corey Petersen joined the University of Minnesota Strength and Conditioning staff in June of 2015. He currently oversees all aspects of strength and conditioning for women's soccer, men's swimming, and assists with men's and women's hockey. He arrived in the Twin Cities after a stint at Stanford University where he assisted with the implementation of sport performance programs for football, men's swimming, and women's lacrosse.
Prior to Stanford, he earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. While earning his degree at Augustana, Petersen served as a volunteer intern with the Strength and Conditioning department, assisting with football, men's basketball, women's soccer, volleyball, track and field, softball, and wrestling. Furthermore, he was a volunteer intern for the Minnesota Wild for four years, the University of Minnesota, and an assistant sports performance coach at Velocity Training Center and Performance Athletix.
Petersen has his USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Certification (USAW) and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He received his Master's Degree from the University of Minnesota, with a concentration of Sport and Exercise Science, in December 2016.
LIVE: Gophers vs Boilermakers (B1G Championship)
5/27/2018 - Baseball
Top-seed No. 11 Minnesota takes on Purdue for the Big Ten Tournament Championship.
Lockard Earns Bid for NCAA Championships
5/27/2018 - M. Track & Field
A two-time All-American in the indoor high jump, Lockard punched his ticket to the NCAA championships with a fifth-place showing at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.
Gophers to Send 14 to NCAA Championship
5/27/2018 - W. Track & Field
No. 11 Minnesota wrapped up the NCAA West Prelim with four more qualifications for the national meet on Saturday.