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    Tyler Jorgensen
    Tyler Jorgensen

    Position:
    Assistant Director of Sports Performance

    Experience:
    Second Season

    Alma Mater:
    Midland University, 2005



    10/29/2014

    With Fall Comes Phase II For The #B1GCats

    Legendary performance program has become a cornerstone of the program's success

    11/11/2013

    NU Names October Sports Performance Athletes of the Month

    Juniors Anna Edwards of softball, Jameson Oster of wrestling earn honor

    11/11/2013

    NU Names October Sports Performance Athletes of the Month

    Juniors Anna Edwards of softball, Jameson Oster of wrestling earn honor

    04/29/2013

    NU To Hold Inaugural Sports Performance Clinic in June

    Day-long clinic will feature several sessions on developing and maximizing talent

    04/20/2013

    Northwestern Outlasts Penn State in Extras, 17-14 (8)

    Andrea DiPrima keeps crazy game going with two-out RBI double in the seventh

    Tyler Jorgensen is in his second year as assistant director of sports performance at Northwestern University. Jorgensen works primarily with softball, men's tennis and women's soccer. Jorgensen's responsibilities with those teams include implementing speed, agility, plyometric, injury prevention, flexibility/mobility and strength and conditioning programs.

    A native of Clarinda, Iowa, Jorgensen came to Northwestern from the University of Georgia where he worked as a Strength & Conditioning Coach for Olympic sports from 2007-11. While at UGA, Jorgensen helped lead UGA to its first two Women's College Softball World Series appearances and top five national rankings in 2009 and 2010. Additionally UGA softball reached the programs first ever No. 1 ranking in 2011. Jorgensen also help lead UGA's Women Swimming and Diving program to back-to-back SEC championships in 2010 and 2011.

    Jorgensen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in fitness & sports management from Midland University in Fremont, Neb., while also earning a minor in nutrition in 2005. While at Midland, Jorgensen was a four-year letter winner in football. In 2007, he earned his Master of Science degree in health, physical education and recreation (HPER) from South Dakota State University. Jorgensen is Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa). Tyler and his wife Kate reside in Skokie and welcomed their first child Abigail Marie in February 2012.