- M.S.- Exercise Physiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1996
- B.Ed.- Senior Education, Queen's University, 1994
- B.A.- Kinesiology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1993
- Master Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSCCa), 2010
- Functional Movement Screen Certification (FMS), 2009
- United States Weightlifting- Level I (USAW), 1998
- Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), 1997
- Director of Sports Performance, University of Louisville, 2004 - Present
- Strength and Conditioning Consultant/Coach, USA Women's Olympic Hockey Team,
- Co-Founder/Owner, Athlete Construction, 2002- Present
- Strength and Conditioning Consultant, Ducks of Anaheim (NHL), 2003-2004
- Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Connecticut, 2000-2004
- Strength and Conditioning Coach, Hartford Wolfpack (AHL), 2001-2002
- Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, Cornell University, 1997-2000
- Wilfrid Laurier University, Basketball Team, 1990-1993
- Trail running, mountain biking
- On The Way Up, Training & Conditioning, September 2009
- The Cardinal Way, Strengthcoach.com, June 2009
- Descriptive Characteristics of NCAA Division I Women Lacrosse Players. Journal of
Science and Medicine in Sport, 2007.
- Positional Performance Profiling of Elite Ice Hockey Players. International Journal of
Sports Physiology and Performance, 2006.
- Off-Ice Performance and Draft Status of Elite Ice Hockey Players. International Journal
of Sports Physiology and Performance, 2006,
- Positional Characteristics of Elite NCAA Division I Female Soccer Players, Journal of
Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2006.
- Murray, T. & Livingston, L. Hockey Helmets, Facemasks, and Injurious Behavior,
Pediatrics, March 1995.
- Performance norms for elite female athletes
- Nutrient timing/manipulation and recovery
- Quantifying training loads/training stress
'Educating, motivating and inspiring athletes to achieve their highest potential is the greatest job I
know of. At Louisville we are passionate about preparing champions!'
As Director of Olympic Sports Performance Teena Murray oversees the strength and conditioning and performance nutrition programs for U of L's Olympic sports. She works primarily with women's soccer, women's basketball and softball.
Teena came to U of L in 2004 after 4 years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Connecticut. At UCONN she helped lead the Husky field hockey and women's soccer teams to multiple Big East Championships and NCAA appearances, including the soccer national championship game in 2003. Prior to UCONN, Teena spent 3 1/2 years as Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Cornell University.
In addition to her work at the collegiate level, Teena has worked as a consultant for the NHL's Florida Panthers and Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, and the Hartford Wolfpack of the American Hockey League. She is currently the head strength coach for the U.S. Women's National Hockey Team.
Teena is a native of Shawville, Quebec. She played collegiate basketball at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. She also holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Queen's University, and a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Teena maintains certification with the National Strength & Conditioning Association and United States Weightlifting.