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Voyager Sport Podcast #009: Fergus Connolly of The University of Michigan Football

January 14, 2018, Posted in Conditioning



Fergus Connolly is Performance & Operations Director, University of Michigan Football. Coach Connolly originated in Gaelic Football circles before going on to work for Wales Rugby, after which he connected with coach Jim Harbaugh at the San Francisco 49ers. With a unique educational background and a clear ‘from the scoreboard backward’ approach to performance, Fergus offers perspectives not often heard in sports. 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What methods really can be a “Game Changer”
  • How sports staff can coordinate to produce wins
  • Why the field progresses so slowly

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