Michael  Szerszen

Michael Szerszen

Associate Director of Strength Coach

Alma Mater:
Charleston (W.Va.) '01

  • Joined Vols prior to the 2013 season and helped team to 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl Championship
  • Part of two BIG EAST Championship teams at the University of Cincinnati
  • Spent three seasons with the Bearcats, serving as director of football strength & conditioning with Cincinnati in 2011 and 2012
  • Spent three years as the head strength and conditioning coach at Eastern Michigan University from 2007-09
  • Oversaw strength and conditioning efforts for all 21 varsity sports, working closely with the football team at EMU
  • Prior to taking over the head spot at EMU, worked four years as an assistant to current UT director of strength and conditioning Dave Lawson from 2002-06
  • Served as assistant strength and conditioning coach at the United States Military Academy (Army) in 2002
  • Was a graduate assistant and volunteer strength and conditioning coach and at West Virginia University in 2000-02
  • Earned a master's degree in athletic coaching education from WVU in 2002
  • Received bachelor's degree from University of Charleston (W.Va.) in sports medicine in 2001
  • He and his wife, Kristin Szerszen, reside in Knoxville


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