Golden Gopher Strength and Conditioning

Go Minnesota

The overall mission of the Gopher Strength and Conditioning staff is to improve athletic performance and reduce the risk of injury by providing safe and effective training programs and facilities.

POWER
All programs including weight training, plyometrics, medicine ball training and ground based triple extension exercised are designed to improve each athlete's overall functional strength and power.

AGILITY
Gopher Strength and Conditioning utilizes several different types of agility and quickness drills to improve an athlete's ability to change direction.

SPEED
Each athlete's oveall speed is increased through teaching proper running mechanics as well as strength training, power development and improving core strength.

FLEXIBILITY
Gopher Strength and Conditioning plays close attention to one of the most overlooked aspects of improving athletic performance. Several types of routines including dynamic, static and hurdle mobility are used to increase flexibility.

NUTRITION
Nutrition plays a major role in the development of athletic performance. Each athlete is provided professional guidance on nutrition as well as dietary supplementation.


Golden Gopher Strength and Conditioning Staff

Gopher Strength & Conditioning
103 Bierman Building
516 15th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
612-624-4497

Director        
Rohde
   
Bob Rohde        

Associate Directors
Dietz
Wiley
     
Cal Dietz      

Football        
Eric Klein
Chad Pearson
Shea Thompson
Dustin Perry
Morton
Chad Pearson Shea Thompson Dustin Perry Kane Thompson

Assistant Directors
Schueller
Warnke
Zdanczewicz
Shaun Brown Dave Schueller Daniel Warnke Matt Van Dyke Kristin Zdanczewicz





Latest News

8/31/2015 - FootballGame 1: TCU at Minnesota
9/2/2015 - M. Ice HockeyFreshman Faceoff: Darian Romanko
8/28/2015 - General ReleasePlay Go Gopher Go!
9/1/2015 - M. Cross CountryBartnik, Zutz Lead Gophers to Opening Win
9/1/2015 - W. VolleyballGophers Head Back on the Road
09/03/2015 - M. Cross CountryGriak Hall of Fame Feature: Ben Noad
09/02/2015 - M. Cross CountryGriak Hall of Fame Feature: Dick Skogg
08/31/2015 - M. BasketballGophers Non-Conference Schedule Announced
09/01/2015 - M. Ice HockeyNeal Broten Named to MSHSL Hall of Fame
08/31/2015 - W. BasketballGophers Accept Inspiring Women Award
09/02/2015 - W. Cross CountryGophers to Hold Intrasquad Meet Friday