Sara Wiley  
Sara Wiley

Position:
Associate Director / Strength & Conditioning


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Sara Wiley joined the University of Minnesota staff in 1993. She is the strength and conditioning coach for the women's basketball team, softball, swimming, rowing and volleyball teams.

A member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Wiley came to Minnesota from Wisconsin-La Crosse, where she earned her master's degree in human performance. Before arriving at La Crosse, Wiley earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science at Evansville and was a member of the Purple Aces softball team.

In July of 2008, Wiley was honored as the 2007-08 National Strength Coach of the Year by the NSCA. She is just the second woman in the 40-year history of the NSCA to win the award.