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Michigan strength coach takes a low-key tack to conditioning

Angelique S. Chengelis/ The Detroit News reports:

Ann Arbor— Aaron Wellman was dressed like all the Michigan coaches, in a white polo shirt and khakis, but he tucked himself deep in the corner of the Commons at Schembechler Hall during Sunday's media day, apparently trying to remain unnoticed.

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Added by Brian Harris on August 16, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Tennessee Tech strength coach Rich Froning crowned CrossFit champion

Click here to view a highlight video of Froning's win

 

CARSON, Calif. -- The "Fittest on Earth" have been crowned: Tennessee Tech assistant strength coach Rich Froning is the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games champion. An assistant in Tech's Athletic Performance Center, Froning won the title Sunday, culminating a three-day worldwide competition.

 

The CrossFit Games are the world’s…

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Added by Brian Harris on August 4, 2011 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Connors Adds Kolb, Tate To ECU Strength And Conditioning Staff

ECU reports:

 

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Tanner Kolb and Robert Tate have been named assistant strength and conditioning coaches at East Carolina University, according to an announcement from assistant athletics director for strength and conditioning Jeff Connors.

Owning a multitude of professional…

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Added by Brian Harris on July 28, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments

Happy 3rd Birthday Strength Performance Network

Strength Performance Network turned three year's old on July 11, 2011.  Thanks to our 6,700+ members who helped build this site from the ground up.  You're the ones who continue to make this Network a success!

Added by Brian Harris on July 12, 2011 at 12:05am — 2 Comments

Oklahoma State To Begin Construction On Sherman E. Smith Center

Oklahoma State is going to begin construction on the Sherman E. Smith Center.  Strength Performance Network discovered the following article on Oklahoma State's website:

 

STILLWATER - Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Mike Holder has announced that the University will begin construction on the Sherman E. Smith Training…

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Added by Brian Harris on June 23, 2011 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Heavy Lifting, No Rest, Candy: the Bulgarian Method

Strength Performance Network ran across the following article posted online by The Wall Street Journal.  What are your thoughts?

 

Ivan Abadjiev knows a thing or two about heavy lifting.

 

U.S. weightlifters haven't won an Olympic gold medal for 40 years. Now they're hoping the Bulgarians can…

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Added by Brian Harris on June 22, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

In Memory of Strength & Conditioning Coach Terrance Brooks

Strength Performance Network was forwarded the following email regarding the death of Strength and Conditioning Coach Terrance Brooks:

 

"I am saddened by the loss of fellow Strength & Conditioning Coach and great friend Terrance Brooks.  Coach Brooks, the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Sacramento State University, died Monday during surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento,…

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Added by Brian Harris on June 17, 2011 at 6:41pm — No Comments

New SDSU Strength Coach Carving Out His Own Name

Strength Performance Network discovered the following post on SignOnSanDiego.com:

 

Former San Diego State football coach Brady Hoke put his strength and conditioning coach, Aaron Wellman, on such a high, public pedestal that whoever came in next would draw the scrutiny of comparison…

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Added by Brian Harris on May 15, 2011 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Memphis Tigers Hire New Strength Coach

San Francisco based personal trainer Frank Matrisciano began work Monday as the University of Memphis' new strength and conditioning coach.  He replaced Richard Hogans who left the program in late march to explore other opportunities.

 

Matrisciano is known for his work with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, Orlando Magic guard Gilbert Arenas, Memphis Grizzlies forward Leon Powe and Houston Rockets forward Patrick Patterson.

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Added by Brian Harris on May 9, 2011 at 9:14pm — 1 Comment

During the NFL lockout, workouts are an iffy proposition

During the NFL lockout, workouts are an iffy proposition. The Kansas City Star reports:

 

It’s just a trickle for now, but one by one NFL players are spending the lockout pursuing hobbies or taking other jobs.

Chad Ochocinco of Cincinnati, you may have heard, practiced with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer. Baltimore’s Tom Zbikowski is boxing for his…

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Added by Brian Harris on April 12, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments

New England Patriots Hire Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

The New England Patriots hired Moses Cabrera as their assistant strength and conditioning coach.  Strength Performance Network came across the following release on ESPN.com:

 

The Patriots announced the hiring of Moses Cabrera as their assistant strength and conditioning coach…

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Added by Brian Harris on April 7, 2011 at 11:55pm — No Comments

Oregon State's Paea Sets NFL Combine Bench-Press Record

Oregon State's Stephen Paea set a bench-press record at the 2011 NFL Combine.  SportingNews.com reports:

 

While the quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs at the NFL Scouting Combine were being tested for their agility and quickness on the field, Oregon State defensive tackle prospect Stephen Paea stole the show in the weight…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 28, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2011 NFL Combine Measurable Drills

Ever wonder what drills athletes participate in at the NFL Combine?  Here's a good summary posted by NFL Network:

 

WHAT GOES ON AT THE COMBINE

Each February, hundreds of the very best college football players are invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ind., where executives, coaches, scouts and doctors from all 32 NFL teams conduct an intense, four-day job interview in…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 26, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

SPN Releases List of Events it Plans to Showcase at the 2011 Arnold Sports Festival

Strength Performance Network (SPN) will be broadcasting LIVE at The 2011 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio from March 3rd through March 6th.

 

From the Strength Training Summit, Strongman Classic, CrossFit Games, Fitness…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 25, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Strength Performance Network will be Broadcasting LIVE from the 2011 Arnold Sports Festival

Strength Performance Network (SPN) will be broadcasting LIVE at The 2011 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio from March 3rd through March 6th.

 

From the Strength Training Summit, Strongman Classic, CrossFit Games,…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 23, 2011 at 12:27am — No Comments

Packers Strength Coach Redding Retires

Green Bay Packers' assistant strength and conditioning coach Dave Redding is retiring.  Strength Performance Network came across the following release from Pro Football Weekly:

 

The Packers have announced the retirement of assistant strength and conditioning coach Dave Redding, who coached for 24…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 22, 2011 at 12:03am — No Comments

Patriots Promote Harold Nash to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

The New England Patriots promoted Harold Nash to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Nash was the Patriots' assistant strength and conditioning coach for the past six seasons.  Strength Performance Network came across the following report from…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 18, 2011 at 12:03am — No Comments

Jets Hire Hughan as Their Strength Coach

The New York Jets hired a new strength and conditioining coach following Sal Alosi's resignation.  Strength Performance Network came across the following release from the Jets:

 

The New York Jets today announced the…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 16, 2011 at 8:49am — No Comments

Pats' Strength Coach Headed for Cowboys

The New England Patriot's strength and conditioning coach is headed back to the Dallas Cowboys.  Strength Performance Network discovered the following release from The Sun Chronicle:

 

One of Bill Belichick's first hires to his Patriots' coaching staff has returned to the team where he earned the first three of his…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 14, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

Cowboys may hire Pats' strength coach

Strength Performance Network has learned that the Dallas Cowboys may hire the New Engalnd Patriot's strength and conditioning coach Mike Woicik.  ESPN.com reports:

 

After 11 seasons with the New England Patriots, strength and conditioning coach Mike Woicik could be headed…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 11, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

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