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Sports Performance Staff

Staff Chris Dresher | Assistant Director of Sports Performance | cdresher@depaul.edu
Sports Responsibilities: Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Distance Track
Home Town: Bel Air, Md.
Currently Resides: Chicago, Ill.
Professional Education: George Washington University (B.S., M.S.)
Years in the Sports Performance Industry: 4
Past Experience and Accomplishments:
•    July 2011 – Present: DePaul University, Assistant Director of Sports Performance
•    August 2010 – July 2011: University of Florida, Strength and Conditioning Intern
•    June 2009 – May 2010: George Washington University, Strength and Conditioning Intern
Areas of Interest: Rotational power development, training for combat sports

Staff John Wagle | Assistant Director of Sports Performance | jwagle@depaul.edu
Sports Responsibilities: Softball, Women’s Soccer, Men's Tennis, Men's and Women's Track and Field
Home Town: Rock Island, Ill.
Currently Resides: Chicago, Ill.
Professional Education: Augstana College (B.A.), Loyola University Chicago (M.B.A.), North Park University (M.N.A.), Western Illinois University (M.S.)
Years in the Strength & Conditioning Industry: 3
Past Experience and Accomplishments:
•    August 2013 – Present: DePaul University, Assistant Director of Sports Performance
•    January 2013 – July 2013: Western Illinois University, Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
•    August 2012 – December 2012: DePaul University, Sports Performance Intern
•    August 2011 – July 2012: Dominican University, Strength and Conditioning Coach/Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
•    August 2009 – July 2011: North Park University, Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach
Areas of Interest: Speed and power development methods, movement efficiency, strength training as injury prevention

Mailing Address
DePaul Sports Performance
Sullivan Athletic Center
2323 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
Main Phone: (773) 325-7734 | Fax: (773) 325-7162