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
Gertz Sets Single Game 3-Point Record In 29 Point Effort
Jessica Gertz turned in a career-best and school-record breaking performance as she drained nine 3-pointers on her way to a career-high 29 points in her first-ever 20-point game. Her nine treys mark the most made-three pointers in program history.
NEXT GAME: Thursday, February 16 vs. at Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo, Calif.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Anna Kim, Women's Basketball