The strength and conditioning program for the University of Connecticut is under the supervision of UConn Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Jerry Martin.
Martin is a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (RSCC*D) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as well as a Certified Level I Coach from the Unites States Weightlifting (USAW). He is entering his 22nd year at the University of Connecticut and has had previous experience at Yale University and at Syracuse University.
He has been a finalist for the National Strength Coach of the Year Award (1994, 2001) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and received the prestigious award in 2004. He has also been the Head Strength Coach for the USA Women's Field Hockey Team that took the bronze medal in the 1994 World Cup.
Coach Martin earned his master's degree in exercise training and testing. He is also a conference speaker at both the regional and national levels.