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2022-23 Staff: Strength & Conditioning Coach Ify Achebe

By WLC Staff, 02/09/22, 12:00PM EST


The Little Caps are pleased to announce that Ify Achebe will again serve as the club's Strength and Conditioning Coach for 2022-23 season, marking a full decade developing our athletes.

Achebe is a 2002 graduate of  Marymount University where she earned a BA in Human Performance and Athletic training. At Marymount, she was a triple sport athlete; playing NCAA basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse. 

She earned her Master's degree in Athletic counseling/Sports Psychology from Springfield College in Massachusetts.  She  holds certifications in strength and conditioning and is also  a certified massage therapist .

In addition to her position with the Little Caps, she serves at Landon School as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning  Coach, and is a personal trainer and massage therapist at Bulldawg athletic training and physical therapy.

"I have been with the Little Caps since 2012, and am extremely fortunate to work with a club  where our value system is focused on long term development," says Achebe. "We work as a family to offer a support system that is all encompassing--  from life development to hockey. This enables our athletes to mature into skilled hockey players and emerge as great people."

Read more about Ify here and here.