Scott McWilliams joined the University of Minnesota Strength and Conditioning staff in September of 2016. He currently oversees all aspects of strength and conditioning for wrestling, baseball, and the department’s internship program. He arrived in Minneapolis after spending time in Minor League Baseball where he led strength and conditioning efforts for the Arizona League Cincinnati Reds.
Prior to a successful season in professional baseball, McWilliams earned his Master’s in Exercise Science at Appalachian State University. While there, he interned with the Mountaineer’s football and wrestling strength and conditioning staff. In the midst of earning his degree, McWilliams spent the summer of 2015 as a strength and conditioning intern at Penn State University. While there, he worked with men’s and women’s track teams, men’s and women’s hockey teams, volleyball, and football.
Before enrolling at Appalachian State, McWilliams spent three and a half years as an Assistant Sports Performance Director and Assistant Wrestling Coach at his alma mater, University of Wisconsin-Platteville. During his time there, he programmed and oversaw training for wrestling, volleyball, softball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball. Additionally, he assisted Head Sports Performance Director Jason Wagner with football as needed.
McWilliams is certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) as well as through the National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCS).
McHugh Swims Record Time in All-American Finish
3/23/2018 - M. Swimming
Senior Conner McHugh swam a huge 100 breaststroke race for Minnesota men’s swimming and diving squad Friday night at the NCAA Championships inside Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center....
Boxwell and Meyer Lead Gophers Past Nebraska, 5-1
3/23/2018 - Baseball
Alex Boxwell drove in four runs and Reggie Meyer tossed 8.0 innings as the Gopher Baseball team opened up Big Ten Conference play with a 5-1 victory over Nebraska on Friday afternoon at...
Gophers Return to B1G Play with 4-3 Win
3/23/2018 - M. Tennis
The Gopher Men’s Tennis team returned to Big Ten play and won its seventh dual in its last eight outings, defeating Iowa 4-3 highlighted by a pair of ranked doubles victories at the...