April 7, 1998
Irish Hire Aaron Hillmann as Strength and Conditioning Coach
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Aaron Hillmann, football strength and conditioning coach at the University of Connecticut since August of 1996, has been named assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Notre Dame.
While at Connecticut for two years, Hillmann developed and supervised the year-round conditioning program for the Husky football team as well as implementing rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
Prior to joining the Connecticut staff, he served stints as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Cincinnati (1995-1996) and Ball State University (1992-1996). In the summer of 1994, Hillman also spent time as a strength and conditioning specialist with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his capacity with the Steelers, he assisted in the supervision of the preseason strength and conditioning program.
A native of St. Louis, Mo., Hillmann is a 1991 graduate of the University of Missouri where he received his bachelor of science in secondary education. He also earned a masters in sports management from Ball State University in 1995.