Aaron McLaurin joined the Vikings in 2012, making his NFL debut after working in college athletics for the past 4 years working with several sports at Michigan State and Colgate. He enters his 2nd season with the club in 2013.
McLaurin spent 2011 working with Colgate football and 14 other varsity teams with the Raiders. He worked at Michigan State from 2008-11 while earning his master’s degree. During his MSU tenure, McLaurin worked with the football, basketball and hockey along with several other men’s and women’s Olympic sports. The Spartans won the 2010 Big Ten football title during McLaurin’s tenure and were the Big Ten Regular Season champions in 2009 and 2010 in men’s basketball.
Before pursuing his career in strength and conditioning coaching, McLaurin was a health and physical education teacher and football coach at Heritage High School in Newport News, VA. A native of Buffalo, NY, McLaurin earned his bachelor’s degree at Hampton University in May 2006.