Terry O'Neill was named Washington University's first-ever Sports Performance coach on Jan. 5, 2014.
A St. Louis native, he arrives on the Danforth Campus after spending the past two years at Yale University as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Prior to Yale, he worked six years (2007-13) as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Maine overseeing men’s and women’s ice hockey, field hockey, swimming & diving and volleyball.
O’Neill served as a graduate assistant strength coach at Canisius College for two years (2005-07) prior to working at Maine. During that two-year period, he also served as director of conditioning and performance enhancement expert at CAN/AM Hockey Camp. O’Neill also had a one year stint as strength and conditioning coach at Bucknell University (2004-05).
He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in fitness and nutrition, and a 2007 graduate of Canisius College with a masters degree in physical education. O'Neill is also a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).