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Drew Wilson

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

D
rew Wilson is in his third year as assistant strength and conditioning coach at UConn. In his role, Wilson works alongside Jerry Martin to ensure that UConn’s football players are some of the country’s most physically fit, both in terms of strength and anaerobic conditioning.

Wilson came to UConn after spending a year and a half at Kansas. While at KU, Wilson worked primarily with the Jayhawk football and women’s golf teams, while also implementing programs for the school’s renowned men’s basketball team. Prior to KU, Wilson worked as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Florida State, assisting with the Seminole football, baseball and track and field teams during the fall of 2004 after spending the previous summer interning at Auburn.

Wilson spent three years at Springfield College from 2001-04 as both a graduate assistant and intern where he also taught undergraduate courses. He also worked as an intern at King’s College as an undergraduate. He also played football at King’s College where he was a south regional All-Star, team co-captain and a preseason All-America pick in 1999. He also won several academic awards.

A native of Yardley, Pa. and a graduate of Pennsbury High School, Wilson is a certified USAW Level I coach. He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and sociology from King’s College in 2000 and a master’s degree in strength and conditioning from Springfield College in 2004. Wilson now resides in Manchester, Conn. with his wife, Marguerite, who is expecting the couple’s first child this fall.

 

 


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