|Title:||Strength and Conditioning/Assistant Athletic Trainer|
|Previous College:||Carthage, 1993|
|Sport Assignments:||M/W Tennis, M/W Swimming & Diving, Baseball|
Cory Everts joined the staff of Wittenberg University's Department of Athletics in 2015. Working collaboratively with Excel Sports Medicine and the Department of Athletics, Everts is leading the university's strength and conditioning program and also serving as an assistant athletic trainer.
Prior to his arrival in Springfield, the Hortonville, Wis., native spent 11 years as an assistant baseball coach at his alma mater, Carthage College. Everts was a four-year letterwinner in baseball at Carthage, highlighted by third-team American Baseball Coaches Association All-America and first-team All-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin honors in 1992, to go along with first-team all-conference in 1991 and second-team All-CCIW in 1993.
Everts is ranked second on the Carthage career wins list (26), third in earned run average (2.16), second in strikeouts (185), second in innings pitched (229.3) and second in shutouts (8). He set a Carthage season record in 1992 with five shutouts, and his 1.02 earned run average that year is the Red Men’s third-best. Everts was inducted into the Carthage Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.
Everts received a bachelor’s in athletic training in 1993. He’s a certified athletic trainer, as well as a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Everts was the co-owner and head performance coach at Sports Acceleration Fox Valley in Appleton, Wis. He served as an assistant baseball coach at Lawrence University from 2002-04, as well as the strength and conditioning coach for the minor league baseball Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the 2004 season. From 1997 to 2001, Everts was the performance coach for Healthsouth/Acceleration Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wis., and the head baseball coach at Oshkosh’s Lourdes High School from 1995 to 1997.
Everts resides in Springfield with his wife Amanda and their two daughters Kenda and Carly.