|Title:||Director of Strength & Conditioning|
Head Strength Coach for Football, Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Golf
Emil Johnson was named Yale’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in July 2005. Johnson oversees a program that includes 35 varsity sports and more than 800 athletes. Johnson joined the Bulldogs from the University of Hartford, where he had been the director of strength and conditioning from 2001-2005. Johnson served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Maine for two years prior to that, and was the men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach at DePaul University in 1998-99.
Johnson is a 1998 graduate of UMass-Boston with a B.S. in exercise physiology. He was a captain and three-year starting quarterback for the Beacons in football and also played one year of baseball. Following graduation he spent a semester as a strength and conditioning intern at Northeastern.
Johnson is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (C.S.C.S.).
He resides in Ellington with his wife, Ann, and their four children, Emil, Ayva, Addison and Emerson.
|Title:||Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach|
Head Strength Coach for Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, Men’s and Women’s Squash, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving, Heavyweight Crew
Chris Fee, who served as an intern from 2008-2010, was named Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in August 2010. He came to New Haven after working with the University of Connecticut football team in the summer of 2008.
Fee, a three-time letterman as an offensive lineman at Springfield College (2004-07), helped his team win the 2004 ECAC Championship and 2006 Empire Eight Conference title and earn a spot in the NCAA Playoffs. He graduated in 2008 with a degree in exercise science and is currently completing his masters’ in exercise science/sports psychology from Southern Connecticut State University.
Fee is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (C.S.C.S.). He resides in Bridgeport with his wife, Catelin.
|Title:||Board Certified in Sport Dietetics|