Mike Coval
Mike Coval
Title: Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Coach Coval is entering his first year as Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Wolverines. Currently, he is the owner and head trainer at COVAL Fitness and COVAL Hoopstrong, located in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he works with clients from all walks of life. Under the Hoopstrong brand, Mike has helped basketball players improve their on-court performance from middle school to the NBA. Before opening the COVAL brand in 2011, Mike worked as an intern strength & conditioning coach with Western Michigan Men's Basketball, Eastern Michigan Football, and Indianapolis Fitness & Sports Training (IFAST). Coach Coval completed his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Marketing in December 2009. Over the years, Coach Coval has accumulated several certifications, including NSCA (National Strength & Conditioning Association), CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist), Precision Nutrition Level 1, USA Weightlifting Level 1, FRC (Functional Range Conditioning) Level 1. In addition to his certifications, Coach Coval continues to educate himself through various courses that he attends, books that he reads, and coaches that he networks with. You can find more about Coval on his website www.annarbortrainer.com and his Instagram page, @covalhoopstrong, to keep up with his strength & conditioning work with basketball players.

A native of Manchester, MI, Coach Coval currently resides in Saline, MI with his wife, Heba, and their daughter, Mya, along with their three dogs.