Kansas Strength and Conditioning Coach Receives National Award
More than 400 years of experience in training coming to KU
System is used by just 10 other training facilities worldwide
Andrea Hudy joined the Kansas staff as the associate director of strength and conditioning in September 2004. She was promoted to Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Performance in July 2008. Since her arrival Hudy has handled the strength and conditioning responsibilities for the KU men's basketball team.
Hudy also oversees the Anderson Strength and Conditioning Complex for all KU sports except football. Additionally, Hudy is pursuing her national massage certification.
Hudy came to Kansas after nine and a half years at the University of Connecticut, where she worked closely with the Huskies' national champion men's and women's basketball teams. In all, Hudy was part of eight national championship teams while at Connecticut - two men's basketball; five women's basketball; and one men's soccer.
Including the seven Jayhawks that have been drafted in the NBA, she has worked with 25 former student-athletes who went on to play in the NBA.
A native of Huntingdon, Pa., Hudy was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Maryland where she graduated in 1994. Her freshman season at Maryland, she was a member of the 1990 Atlantic Coast Conference volleyball championship team.
Hudy earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology at Maryland and her masters of art and sport biomechanics degree from Connecticut. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a USAW Level I Coach.