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.
Johnson Is Minnesota's Breakout Star
10/17/2017 - Football
Tyler Johnson is putting up numbers that could rival some of the best sophomore receivers in Minnesota history.
Love The Battle: Kristen Quaglia
10/17/2017 - W. Gymnastics
In this week's Love the Battle story Kristen Quaglia talks about sticking through some tough years to achieve her dream of competing at the collegiate level for the University of Minnesota.
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
10/17/2017 - M. Track & Field
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.