Emil Johnson
Emil Johnson
Title: Director Strength & Conditioning
Phone: 203-432-9440
Email: emil.johnson@yale.edu

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.

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Terry O'Neill
Terry O'Neill
Title: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Phone: 203-432-9440
Email: terrence.oneilljr@yale.edu

Terry O’Neill was named assistant strength and conditioning coach in July 2013.  He came to New Haven after working at the University of Maine for six years, overseeing, men’s hockey, women’s hockey, field hockey, volleyball and swimming & diving. 

O’Neill served as a graduate assistant at Canisius College for two years before arriving in Orono.   During that two-year period, he also served as director of conditioning and performance enhancement expert at CAN/AM Hockey Camp.

O’Neill is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri with a B.S. in fitness and nutrition and a 2007 graduate of Canisius College with a M.S. in physical education.  He is also a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (C.S.C.S.).

He resides in Hamden with his wife Kristen and their two sons, Jack and Will.

Michael Harris
Michael Harris
Title: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Phone: 203-432-9440
Email: m.harris@yale.edu
Mary Carlson
Mary Carlson
Title: Intern Strength & Conditioning
Phone: 203-432-9440
Email: mary.carlson@yale.edu