Danny Wheel has been a member of the East Carolina strength and conditioning staff for the past 10 years. He earned an undergraduate degree in physical education from Virginia Tech in 1998, and a master's degree in health promotions in 2000.
While an undergraduate at Tech, Wheel played for the Hokie football team and was a starter for two seasons. He was also a member of the corps of cadets for four years.
A native of Williamsburg, Va., Wheel spent two years at Georgia Tech before coming to East Carolina. Now a resident of Greenville, he is an Olympic club coach certified.