Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Parker Whiteman
Position: Director of Skill Development
Hometown: Keyser, W. Va.
Alma Mater: Shepherd University (W. Va.), 2006

Year in College Athletics: Ninth

Year at Arizona: Fourth

Parker Whiteman is in his fourth season as Director of Skill Development and assistant strength and conditioning coach with Arizona football. He served in a similar capacity with Rich Rodriguez's teams at Michigan (2008-10) and West Virginia.

Whiteman was appointed a full-time assistant strength coach at West Virginia in 2007 after working as a graduate assistant in 2006. Prior to that, he spent two years as an assistant strength coach with the Baltimore Ravens and worked as a performance coach for Velocity Sports Performance.

He received his bachelor's degree in physical education and health from Shepherd University (W.Va.), where he played football, in 2006. Whiteman completed a master's degree in exercise science from McDaniel College. He is a native of Keyser, W. Va.