Thursday February 2, 2012

UAB: University of Alabama at Birmingham. Graduate Assistant Strength/Conditioning Coach. This position works directly with the Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in the implementation of designated sports. Opportunity to develop and implement comprehensive programs for Division I sport teams. Teach, demonstrate, and supervise proper techniques in the use of weight training and conditioning exercises. Test and evaluate all parameters of athleticism. Monitor and manage weight training facility. Qualifications include undergraduate degree in fitness related field. Previous sports participation and CSCS, CSCCa or USAW certification preferred but not required. Understanding of free weight training exercises including Olympic lifting. Experience with plyometrics and speed development. Self-motivated, good communication skills, and hard working individual. All applicants must have serious desire to make strength and conditioning their future profession. Review of applications will begin immediately. Projected start dateis May 1, 2012. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers for at least three references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, David Consiglio at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Jacksonville University: Football Strength and Conditioning Director Cole Pope has resigned to pursue private business opportunities.

North Carolina: We hear that Lou Hernandez has been hired as head strength and conditioning coach. Hernandez has spent the past seven seasons at Illinois and also worked with Larry Fedora during their time together at Florida.

Denver Broncos: Jason George has been brought on staff to serve as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. George was an assistant with the Jags last season in a similar capacity.

Oakland Raiders: Al Miller has accepted the head strength and conditioning position with the Raiders. Miller has spent 21 years as a strength coach at the NFL level. We hear that Miller has hired Louisiana Monroe's head strength coach John Greico to serve as assistant strength coach.

FAU: The FAU Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking for qualified interns for the 2012 summer semester. This is an unpaid position lasting the duration of the summer semester (May 14 – August 7). Interns will work primarily with our football team but will get the opportunity to assist with many of our other sports teams. This internship allows for actual coaching and assisting in day to day activities involved in the development of athletes. Applicants must be currently enrolled or a graduate of an Exercise Science or related program, course credit may be fulfilled with this internship. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, good leadership ability, and communication skills. Interns will also be required to complete weekly assignments designed to assist in the development of program design and implementation. Qualified applicants must send a cover letter and resume to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Carson Randall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wednesday February 1, 2012

Boston College: Mike Poidomani has been named head strength coach at BC. Poidomani, who used to work at BC, has been running his own personal training business for the past few years. 

Tuesday January 31, 2012

Georgia: We hear that associate strength & conditioning coach Keith Gray is leaving the program to pursue other opportunities. Update> We hear that Gray has accepted a strength position with the Philadelphia Eagles.  

Marshall: The Thundering Herd have promoted strength and conditioning assistant Joe Miday to Director of Strength and Conditioning. Miday has long been considered one of the top strength assistants in the Atlantic region.

Monday January 30, 2012

Miami Dolphins: Darren Krein has been retained as head strength coach. 

Elon / South Carolina: Sources tell us that former Rhode Island head strength coach Mike Sirignano, who a few weeks ago had accepted the same role at Elon, has now accepted a position on the strength staff at South Carolina. We're told the head job at Elon is available. 

Penn State: Bill O'Brien has officially named Craig Fitzgerald as the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Fitzgerald previously spent the past three seasons at South Carolina in the same capacity.

Sunday January 29, 2012

Denver Broncos: The Broncos have hired Luke Richesson as head strength coach, the same position he held for the Jacksonville Jaguars the past three seasons. Rich Tuten will not return to the Broncos staff. 

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