Dr. Fergus Connolly is the Performance Director for University of Michigan Football. Prior to joining UM, Connolly spent two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers as Director of Elite Performance. Connolly has also worked as a performance consultant for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, New York Knicks, and multiple English Premier League, Australian Rules, and professional rugby teams. He also served as sports science director with the Welsh Rugby Union and was Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Bolton Wanderers FC.
Drawing from his experience as a physical therapist and strength coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Zac is a global load manager who advises athletes and organizations about all aspects of the performance continuum: rehabilitation, training, nutrition, sports science, sleep, stress management, and the learning process.