ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Korey Van Wyk, instructor in kinesiology and assistant strength and conditioning coordinator at Northwestern College, will receive an Early Achiever Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association on May 3.
With the award, the Nebraska Alumni Association recognizes young graduates who have a record of outstanding achievements in a career and/or civic involvement. One recipient is chosen from each of the colleges at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Van Wyk, who graduated from UNL in 2012 with a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise, is the university’s College of Education and Human Sciences honoree.
At Northwestern, Van Wyk teaches kinesiology courses in strength and conditioning, nutrition, anatomy, personal training and general fitness. As a strength and conditioning coach, he is responsible for the design and implementation of physical preparation programs for several Red Raider athletic teams, including football, men’s and women’s soccer, wrestling, cheer and dance.