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.
Wiskus Earns Spot on USA Senior National Team
2/18/2018 - M. Gymnastics
Shane Wiskus, Tristan Duran and Shaun Herzog all represented the University of Minnesota at the Winter Cup finals and combined for six top-10 finishes.
Gophers Finish Fourth at B1G Meet, Bacon Honored
2/17/2018 - W. Swimming
Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team collected a fourth place finish at the Big Ten Championships with an overall score of 1,049 points. Sarah Bacon earned Co-Diver of the...
Gophers Score 20 Runs in Doubleheader Sweep
2/17/2018 - Baseball
The offense came alive on day two of the Atlanta Challenge for Gopher Baseball as the team exploded for 20 runs, defeating Kennesaw State 9-3 and 11-8 in a doubleheader sweep on Saturday ...