Sara Wiley
Sara Wiley

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.


Gophers earn No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

11/29/2015 - W. Volleyball

Minnesota will host the first and second rounds at the Sports Pavilion, hosting Jackson State, UNI and Marquette.

O'Brien Joins Coaching Staff

11/30/2015 - Football

Tracy Claeys announced today the hiring of Dan O'Brien to fill an open coaching position on the defensive side of the ball. The position was created when Claeys was named head coach.

Banham Breaks Minnesota Scoring Record

11/28/2015 - W. Basketball

The senior guard scored 29 points in the Gophers' 81-79 overtime loss to Auburn.

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