2016.01.30 Strength Coach News

2016.01.30 Strength Coach News

Nash Fired by Patriots, Hired by Lions

Detroit, Michigan — Almost immediately after being released from the New England Patriots, Harold Nash Jr. was picked up by the Detroit Lions to fill the strength and conditioning position with the Lions.

 

2016.01.30 Strength Coach News
Harold Nash Jr.

Nash has spent the past 11 years with the Patriots, starting as an assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2005 – 2010. In 2011, Nash was promoted to head strength and conditioning coach at New England. While with the Patiots, Nash implemented the a’ year-round conditioning program and assisted in coordinating the team’s player development programs from 2005-10. Nash is the fourth former New England staffer to join the Lions this month, along with director of player personnel Kyle O’Brien, chief of staff Kevin Anderson and scout Ron Miles.

Lions General Manager Bob Quinn says, “There are a few important rooms in this building, in any football building, and I think the strength and conditioning, the weight room, is one of those important rooms… I think the leader of that room is a very, very important figure in this organization.”

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Ross Bowsher New S&C Director at Kent State

Kent, Ohio — Kent State announced the addition of Ross Bowsher to its football program. Bowsher has been named Kent State’s director of football strength and conditioning. Most recently, Bowsher was the first strength and conditioning coach at Arkansas Tech University.

Kent State head football coach Paul Haynes says, “We’re really excited to have Ross join our football family… He brings a lot of experience and has been mentored by some of the most respected strength coaches in the business.”

During this stint at Arkansas Tech, Bowsher oversaw the strength and conditioning for 10 sports and nearly 300 student-athletes.  In 2015, the Arkansas Tech’s football team finished 9-3, culminating with a win at the Heart of Texas Bowl.

Bowsher past experience includes time spent at Purdue University from 2011-13, Butler from 2005-11, and at Athlete’s Edge in Indianapolis.

Bowsher is a former college baseball player and international power lifter. He has been in the top 50 of the world Power Lifting USA rankings in the squat and deadlift and has been in the top 100 in the bench press.

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Ross Bowsher

 

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