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.
Zumwinkle Earns WCHA Weekly Award
12/12/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Grace Zumwinkle has been named this week's WCHA Rookie of the Week for her play against Minnesota Duluth last week.
Coach's Corner With Brandon Eggum Dec. 12
12/12/2017 - Wrestling
This past Sunday the University of Minnesota wrestling team earned their third dual victory of the season over Fresno State.
Game Preview: Gophers vs. Cal Poly
12/12/2017 - W. Basketball
Minnesota women's basketball hosts the Mustangs for field trip day Wednesday, Dec. 13 at noon.