IU makes hiring of new strength coach official
Indiana has officially named its next strength and conditioning coach.
On Monday, IU announced the addition of Aaron Wellman, who will be the senior assistant athletic director for football performance. The athletic department sent out a release on the new hire.
“We strive to provide our student-athletes with the best in all aspects of our program and Aaron Wellman’s hire does just that,” Allen said. “Bringing in his elite expertise is a game changer. Aaron has worked at the highest levels in both college and professional football. We are excited for his arrival and believe he will take our strength and conditioning to another level.”
Welcome to the #IUFB family, Coach Aaron Wellman!
— Indiana Football (@IndianaFootball) March 16, 2020
Wellman comes to Indiana after spending the last four seasons with the New York Giants in the same role. Wellman got started with the Giants in 2016, after spending the 2015 season at Notre Dame.
Wellman brings plenty of experience to Bloomington and is an excellent replacement to Ballou. Not only is Wellman an Indiana native, he’s had stops at Michigan (2011-14), San Diego State (2009-11), and Ball State (2004-09) and Michigan State (2001-03). He was previously with the Hoosiers from 1997-2001.
Wellman is a graduate of Manchester College.