Associate Athletic Director/Sport Performance
Mike Brass is in his 12th year as Associate Athletic Director for Sports Performance after serving as the head Strength and Conditioning Coach/Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance for five years at Georgia Southern.
The Mids have shown remarkable progress in both strength and speed in his 12 years at the helm and he has been an integral part of turning around the fortunes of the Navy football program.
Brass is a key part of a staff that has brought the Midshipmen back into the national spotlight with a 83-45 (.648) record over the last 10 years.
At Georgia Southern, Brass was named the 1998 and 1999 National Strength and Conditioning Association's (NSCA) Professional of the Year for the Southern Conference.
Prior to his appointment at Georgia Southern, Brass served as head strength and conditioning coach at Tulane from 1992-96. He also spent two seasons heading the strength and conditioning efforts at Dartmouth (1990-92) after earning his first position at Wisconsin-Whitewater as strength coach in 1985.
Brass earned his bachelor's degree in education from Doane (Neb.) College in 1985 before acquiring a master's in fitness management from the United States Sports Academy a year later.
Brass holds membership in the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is nationally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Brass and wife, Cindi, are the parents of three children, Samantha, Danielle and Broderick.