Golden Gopher Athletic Performance

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MISSION: The mission of Minnesota Athletic Performance is to prepare athletes to compete with excellence in their sport, classroom and life.

CORE VALUES

Expectation - Hold accountable to the standards of the program, require commitment to the process
Empowerment - Build strength and confidence through the demands of preparation
Education - Create an understanding of the why to enrich the how
Execution - Value results over promises

OPERATIONAL STANDARDS

  1. Communication- authentic, open, honest, respectful
  2. Diversity- create an inclusive culture that views differences as strengths
  3. Competitive excellence-expect to train, compete and win at the highest level
  4. Empathy- genuine concern and care for athletes, teammates, colleagues
  5. Gratitude- grateful for everything; entitled to nothing
  6. Character- the M never comes off, let our decisions and actions be guided by how it reflects on our program
  7. Humility- low ego, high output
  8. Investment - stewards of our resources, make all we can with all we can

PROGRAM PRIORITIES

1. PERFORMANCE
Enhance the qualities relevant to athletic performance- speed, agility, strength, power, mobility, and conditioning
Work in conjunction with Sports Nutrition to assist athletes in using sound basic nutritional practices to properly fuel to learn, train, compete, recover and maintain optimal body composition

2. INJURY REDUCTION
Reduce the risk of injury, and increase the speed recovery time, by preparing the body for the demands of sport
Assist recovery and regeneration through active and passive techniques

3. RESILIENCE
Championship performances demand championship behaviors- develop the qualities of focus, discipline, accountability, mindfulness, and competitiveness

4. CONFIDENCE
Develop confidence through consistent hard work and perseverance through the mentally and physically challenging training required in preparation for competition


Golden Gopher Athletic Peformance Staff

Gopher Athletic Performance
103 Bierman Building
516 15th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
612-624-4497

Olympic Sports

Sara Wiley
Sara Wiley

Director
Cal Dietz
Cal Dietz

Associate Director
McWilliams
Scott McWilliams

Assistant Director
Petersen
Corey Petersen

Assistant Director

Rodriguez
Allyse Rodriguez
Assistant Director
Shaun Brown
Shaun Brown
Assistant Director
Gill
Ralph Petrella
Assistant Director
Shaun Brown
Alex Luhring

Assistant Director

Shaun Brown
Kelly Clay

Assistant Director
Gill
Megan Gill
Professional Intern
Gill
Cameron Razzano
Professional Intern


Football

Dan Nichol
Dan Nichol
Head Football

Cole
Jeremy Cole
Assistant Director

Kane Thompson
Marcus Wasilewski
Assistant Football


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