Thursday, July 29, 2010

Wolverine Strength adds staff

The Wolverine Strength program is proud to announce Michelle Sturgeon has joined the program and will be working exclusively with the lacrosse and soccer programs.

Michelle joins Bridgton Academy after 10 years of coaching and training in the Boston area.
Michelle earned a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Maine, Orono in 1997 and a M.Ed. with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College in 2002.
Michelle attended school while designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for Springfield College as well as American International College. As a previous employee of Mike Boyle’s Strength and Conditioning, Michelle coached athletes from the NHL, NFL, NLL, WUSA and USA Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team.
Michelle has earned a Club Coach Certification from USA Weightlifting, Performance Enhancement Specialist Certification from NASM, as well as her Schwinn Certification.

Joe Sawicki, Interim Athletic Director and Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning stated that, "We were very lucky to have Michelle join our program. She brings a tremendous depth of knowledge and will undoubtedly keep Bridgton Academy on the cutting edge of athletic development. I am eager to see how our lacrosse athletes will progress throughout the year."

Additionally, Michelle will also serve as Registrar as well as teaching in the science department.