Daniel Darcy enters his sixth year as the NAU assistant strength and conditioning coach after joining the athletics department in August 2010. He works with the volleyball and men's and women's cross country/distance programs while also assisting with football.
Darcy previously worked at Central Connecticut State University from 2008-10 as a graduate assistant. He was responsible for the design and/or implementation of speed, strength, power and agility drills for the football, men's and women's soccer, cross country and track and field teams, as well as the women's lacrosse and women's golf squads. He also worked with the University of Texas in a strength and conditioning internship, assisting with the implementation of the summer program in 2010.
Prior to CCSU, Darcy did an internship for two years at Cansius College from 2006-08.
He has worked various camps over the years, including the SoccerPlus CT Speed, Strength and Conditioning Camp in 2010 in New Britain, Conn., and the Speed Development Camp in summer of 2009 in Newington, Conn.
He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. In June 2012, he added a United States of America Weightlifting Level 1 Sport Performance (USAW-L1SP) certification.
He graduated with a bachelors of science in sports medicine from Canisius College and earned a master's of science in physical education from Central Connecticut State University.