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
DeFalco Named MPSF Tournament MVP
TJ DeFalco was named MPSF Tournament MVP after leading Long Beach State to its first-ever MPSF title. DeFalco finished the Tournament with 34 kills, 18 digs, seven blocks, six assists and five aces, while hitting .338.
NEXT GAME: Thursday, May 4 at 5 p.m. - NCAA Semifinals, Columbus, Ohio.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Jessica Flores, Softball