PALO ALTO, Calif. — Inside the Stanford weight room earlier this football season, there were weight vests and wooden sticks and core boards. There were kettle bells and roller pads and something called a Bod Pod, a white, egg-shaped contraption that measures body fat. …Continue
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Strength Performance Network (SPN) turned 4 years old today. Since it's creation on July 11, 2008, SPN has gained over 8,000 members from the strength and conditioning profession.
Thanks to everyone that continue to support the site. We couldn't do it without you!
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Blog post via AnthonyMychal.com:
A sad part of the human psyche, largely ingrained from public schooling, is failing to take initiative. Not to go all Seth Godin, but look at the newspaper clipping sitting to the left. There’s a good chance that someone noticed this misprint. But it wasn’t corrected. Printers print. Editors edit. It’s not a Printers job to be an…Continue
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Players will be able to walk straight from the 120-yard practice field into the new weight room — a 22,000 square foot "multilevel thunderdome of power," as it's called in UT's promotional video for the facility. Along with the standard free weights, machines, cardiovascular training equipment — which will be situated on a deck that overlooks…Continue
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Larry Burton (Panama City Beach, Fl) On the few times that visitors are allowed to watch the University of Alabama football team practice, one person inevitably gets their attention quickly, and many scratch their heads, not recognizing the man leading the opening drills, clearly in charge and clearly commanding the…Continue
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brienhas announced the appointment of Craig Fitzgerald as Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football.
Fitzgerald joins the Penn State staff following three seasons as Director of Football Strength…Continue
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How important is a College Football Strength and Conditioning Coach?
I just read an article in which Nick Saban and Urban Meyer called their Strength and Conditioning Coach the most important assistant…
The ink has barley dried on Jeff Fisher's new contract with the St. Louis Rams. Since signing the deal on Tuesday, Fisher has been in the process of filling out his coaching staff. Those efforts hit a road block on Thursday when the…Continue
By Rob Oller
Coach Urban Meyer saved the best for last. Standing on the wooden floor of Value City Arena at halftime of Ohio State’s men’s basketball game against Indiana, he introduced — not a veiled guarantee…Continue
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Before the head strength and conditioning coach position for the NC State football team opened up this winter, it had been quite some time since former four-year letterwinner Corey Edmond had been back to Raleigh.
In fact, it had been since 2003, when the Murphy Center opened, that Edmond…
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Stockstill announced today he has elevated Jason Spray to Head Football Strength Coach. Spray takes over for Russell Patterson.
“I really want to thank Chris Massaro and Coach Stockstill for this opportunity,” said Spray. “There’s not many people who get to work in this capacity at…Continue
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You started off lifting weights in high school, correct? What got you started as a weightlifter and what did you enjoy so much about it?
Well, I wanted to gain weight to play football. I always was a skinny kid. A fellow in class lifted – I…Continue
Jan. 12, 2012
San Diego State head coach Rocky Long announced the hiring Thursday of Joey Boese as the Aztec football team's strength and conditioning coach. Boese (pronounced boze-EH), who played collegiately at Wisconsin, comes to The Mesa…Continue
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Jan. 11, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz.--Shawn Griswold, whom head coach Todd Graham calls "the best strength and conditioning coach in America," has been named the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Arizona State University. Griswold…Continue
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SPN would like to recognize Bama’s Strength Coach Scott Cochran and LSU’s Strength Coach Tommy Moffitt for helping their athletes achieve greatness and prepare to face off in BCS National Championship. As a tribute, here are a few videos we pulled from our vault, recognizing each of the top notch strength and conditioning programs. Enjoy!
Trent Richardson “The Beast”…Continue
Utah State Athletics website reports:
Jan. 6, 2012
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Friday the largest gift in the history of Aggie Athletics - a lead gift of $4.5 million from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous - to fund a new…Continue
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GAINESVILLE – Florida coach Will Muschamp confirmed on Sunday that Mickey Marotti has left the program to join Urban Meyer at Ohio State.
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Paul Close has been appointed Physiotherapist and Chris Donaldson has been named Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New Zealand team.
Close is a New Zealand physiotherapist who previously worked for the BCCI at India’s National Cricket Academy and had a stint with the Indian national team. Close has also held the position of team…Continue
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Sept. 8, 2011
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's Strength and Conditioning Department has changed its name to the Northwestern Sports Performance Department, Director Jason Pullara announced today (Thursday, Sept. 8).
"This title change more accurately reflects the…Continue
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