Will Morlock is serving as the strength and conditioning coach of the U.S. National Junior Team for the first time in 2023.
Morlock, currently in his first season as the head of athletic performance for the Michigan State University’s men’s ice hockey team, is a certified strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Morlock has completed Reflexive Performance Reset Level 3, ELDOA level 4, Functional Range Conditioning and Assessment courses and is certified in Applied Functional Science and 3DMAPs through the Gray Institute. In addition to his work with the team in the weight room, Morlock works closely with the athletic training and hockey analytics departments.
Prior to joining MSU, Morlock was the director of performance for GVN Performance in Plymouth, Mich. and concurrently served as the head of strength and conditioning for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program. In his role with GVN, he led a comprehensive off-season program for NHL, AHL, collegiate and youth players.
Before joining GVN, Morlock served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL and Fruitport High School in Michigan. He was also a camp strength and conditioning coach for the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2019 prospect development camp and main preseason camp.