Before coming to the Beach Hiegel served as the head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports at Temple University for four years where he helped three teams win conference championships in men's basketball (2007-08, 2008-09) and women's basketball (2005-06).
Hiegel's well-rounded coaching experience in amateur and professional athletics also included stops with the Kansas City Royals Organization (2005), San Jose State University (2003-05), the Oakland Raiders (2003), and Stanford University (2001-02).
Hiegel completed his undergraduate work at San Jose State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Performance/Kinesiology with a Nutrition minor and completed his Master's of Education degree in Sport and Recreation Administration at Temple. Hiegel holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), United States Weightlifting (USAW) as a Level 1 Club Coach, and USA Track and Field as a Level 1 Coach.
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Player of the Week
McCaughan Throws Complete Game At Pepperdine
Junior Darren McCaughan tossed a complete game, allowing two hits on Saturday as the Dirtbags earned a 2-1 win at Pepperdine. McCaughan retired the final 21 batters he faced, finishing with seven strikeouts in his second career complete game.
NEXT GAME: Tuesday, March 21 at San Diego State
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Anna Kim, Women's Basketball