Barry Rubin (American football)

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Barry Rubin is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Biography

Rubin was born on June 25, 1957 in Monroe, Louisiana.[1] In 1976, Rubin began playing for the LSU Tigers football team as a running back and punter. Following the 1977 season, he transferred to Northwestern State University, where he was a punter and a tight end. While there, he played alongside future NFL players Bobby Hebert, Mark Duper, Joe Delaney and Gary Reasons. In 1979, he set a school record with a 75-yard punt and was named to the Jewish All-American team.

Coaching career

Rubin began coaching as a graduate assistant at Northeast Louisiana University in 1981. He became Assistant Strength Coach the following year. In 1984, he was promoted to Strength Coach and remained in that position until 1985. After serving as Strength Coach at LSU from 1987 to 1990, Rubin returned to Northeast Louisiana University in 1994. In 1995, Rubin was hired as Strength and Conditioning Assistant with the Green Bay Packers. While serving in that position, he was a member of the Super Bowl XXXI Champion Packers, as well as the team that won the NFC Championship the following year. He was promoted to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in 1999. In 2003, Rubin was inducted into the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame.[2] Rubin remained with the Packers until 2005. In 2010, he was named Head Strength and Condition Coach of the Eagles. He later had the same role for the Kansas City Chiefs after Andy Reid was hired there as head coach.

References

  1. ^ "Barry Rubin". Spoke. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Barry Rubin named head strength and conditioning coach for Philadelphia Eagles". The Express-Times. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
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