HE’S A MIRACLE WORKER. HE MADE ME A BETTER COACH AND A BETTER PERSON.

-Bob Bowman, swimming coach to 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps

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For the Court, a Head Coach. And for the Head? A Life Coach.

Seventh-seeded Michigan has relied on Greg Harden, a motivational speaker and associate athletic … read more

Meet the man who helped transform Michigan’s Derrick Walton

Soon after Michigan was routed by Illinois on Jan. 11, senior point guard Derrick Walton Jr. walked into … read more

Brady, Howard Among Those Grateful for U-M’s ‘Secret Weapon’

Greg Harden's office is down a long and winding hallway on the second floor of Weidenbach Hall, but … read more

Counseling Guru Greg Harden’s Recipe Started with Bo

Greg Harden had no idea what that phone call more than 30 years ago would lead to, but it was the … read more

Greg Harden, who helped shape Tom Brady’s mental toughness at Michigan

Tom E. Curran speaks with Greg Harden, the man who brought Tom Brady back from the brink at Michigan and … read more

The Phelps Files

Harden, an associate AD at Michigan who focuses on athlete counseling, was a bit of a mediator and … read more

Celebrate Excellence in Teaching

Speaking of great teaching, a lot of important teaching at Oberlin and at other colleges and … read more

Tom Brady Cannot Stop

Last July, a few weeks before the New England Patriots started training camp, I got a call from Donald … read more

Hoke, Harden and U-M football ‘saved my life’

"I want to be very clear, so listen up: Brady Hoke, Greg Harden and Michigan football saved my life," … read more

How Stauskas willed himself to the NBA

Last summer Nik Stauskas had a decision to make. Should he spend his summer travelling the globe … read more

Michigan’s “secret weapon”

Much like the student-athletes he counsels, Greg Harden is focused, results-oriented, and constantly … read more

Carol Cain: Warde Manuel credits U-M for showing him what to do at UConn

It’s been a dizzying few weeks for Warde Manuel, athletic director at the University of Connecticut, as … read more

Jeff Seidel: Michigan’s Nik Stauskas conquered Big Ten with help from his notebook

The secret is hidden in the notebook. Every few days, Nik Stauskas takes it out and reads it. And it … read more

Personal Statement: The Unsung Hero Of Michigan Athletics

As I reflect on my student-athlete journey beginning six years ago as a freshman walk-on at the … read more

The Mind Behind the Arm

Ann Arbor, 1998, off-season. A noodly blond kid walks into Greg Harden's small, windowless office in the … read more

Counselor Greg Harden is ‘Michigan’s best-kept secret’

Roy Roundtree was speaking in his easy-going manner before a crowd of nearly 1,500 at Michigan’s … read more

Greg Harden

Greg Harden is in his 16th year as the Director of Athletic Counseling and his sixth year as Associate … read more

Michigan associate AD Greg Harden to be honored

Desmond Howard achieved a lot at Michigan, winning the 1991 Heisman Trophy, before going onto a career … read more

Michigan associate AD Greg Harden to be honored

Desmond Howard calls Harden the school's secret weapon. Harden says he'd rather stay under the radar, … read more

Tom Brady’s Guru

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen walked into an Ann Arbor steakhouse four years ago for a party celebrating … read more