Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Kevin Gately joined the Wolf Pack staff prior to the 2016-17 season.
Raised in Glastonbury, CT and a 2009 graduate of Glastonbury High School, Gately has previous Wolf Pack experience, having interned with the Wolf Pack during the 2013-14 season, assisting with player fitness monitoring and technology implementation.
Since his Wolf Pack internship year, Gately has completed an MBA at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, receiving his Masters in the spring of 2016. While doing his MBA studies, he spent the 2015-16 hockey season as the strength coach for the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers, supporting injury rehab, nutrition and prospect development and contributing to the design of the weight room in the Checkers’ new arena. Gately also coached high school lacrosse while at UNC-Charlotte.
Gately is a 2013 graduate of the University of Connecticut, with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science. He worked with the football team at UConn, as well as helping a local high school lacrosse team, and played lacrosse during his freshman and sophomore years. In 2013, Gately did an internship at EXOS in Los Angeles, CA, an offseason training facility for NHL, NBA, NFL, MLS, professional rugby and youth athletes.
Gately has been an active member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2011.