Andrea Hudy, Kansas Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Performance

Andrea Hudy, the Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Performance, joined the Kansas staff in September 2004. Since her arrival at KU, Hudy has handled the strength and conditioning responsibilities for the KU men’s basketball team. Hudy oversees the Anderson Strength and Conditioning Complex for all KU sports. 

In January 2013, Hudy was named the National College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) for her dedication to improving athletic performance with safe and effective science-based programs.

Including the 14 Jayhawks that have been drafted in the NBA, she has worked with 33 former student-athletes who went on to play in the NBA.

In addition to her success in developing collegiate athletes into professionals, Hudy has helped Kansas student-athletes stay on the cutting edge of performance training. In the summer of 2012, Kansas became the signature school for the EliteForm training system, which integrates technology into workout sessions to enhance the training and sport performances.

Hudy came to Kansas after nine and a half years at the University of Connecticut, where she worked closely with the Huskies’ national champion men’s and women’s basketball teams. In all, Hudy was part of eight national championship teams while at Connecticut - two men’s basketball, five women’s basketball, and one men’s soccer.

A native of Huntingdon, Pa., Hudy was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Maryland where she graduated in 1994. Her freshman season at Maryland, she was a member of the 1990 Atlantic Coast Conference volleyball championship team.

Hudy earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology at Maryland and her master’s of art and sport biomechanics degree from Connecticut. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a USAW Level I Coach. Additionally, Hudy has her national massage certification.