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Tuesday January 7, 2014

Tuesday January 7, 2014

Pitt: Sources tell us Ross Kolodziej will take over as the head strength coach at Pitt. Kolodziej recently served as the defensive grad assistant at Wisconsin this past season after playing in the NFL several years.

Eastern Michigan: Ron McKeefery will serve as the program's strength coach, according to sources. McKeefery, the former strength coach at South Florida and Tennessee, was on the strength staff of the Cincinnati Bengals. 

Nevada: The University of Nevada Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. This position will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Wolf Pack Strength and Conditioning Department in all facets of training and upkeep of the facility. The successful candidate will also be assigned sport teams to be determined by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. A Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field is required. Applicants must be accepted into a Graduate Program at the University of Nevada. Experience in a collegiate athletic setting and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level is preferred. Certifications in one or all of the following: SCCC, C.S.C.S., USAW is preferred, but not required. Compensation will be $16,800 per year, including tuition (up to 6 credits per semester) and health benefits. This position will start immediately and will be open until filled. The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For consideration and to apply, please send cover letter, resume and three professional reference contacts to Matt Eck, Assistant AD for Strength and Conditioning, via email to No phone calls please.

James Madison: Sources tell us that head strength coach Jason Riddell will not be retained.