The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that the team has finalized the strength and conditioning staff:
Anthony Piroli Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Roger Kingdom Speed & Conditioning Coach
Michael Stacchiotti Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Chad Wade Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Piroli spent the 2018 season working as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Mississippi State, after having served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach for the Bulldogs in the 2014 season. Between his stints at Mississippi State, Piroli spent three seasons (2015-17) working as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Arizona Cardinals. A native of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Piroli began his coaching career at his alma mater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, in 2007. From there he spent time at the University of Pittsburgh (2008-09) and working at Power Train Sports Institute in Pittsburgh (2009-11). Piroli was the co-owner and Director of Sports Performance at Evolution Sports in Pittsburgh from 2011-14, before joining Mississippi State. He also served as a volunteer strength coach for Ohio State in the summer of 2013.
Kingdom is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist in the 110-meter hurdles in 1984 and 1988. He spent the 2018 season as the Interim Director of Track & Field/Cross Country at UCF. Prior to that, Kingdom worked as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Arizona Cardinals for four seasons (2014-17). He joined the Cardinals after 10 years at California University of Pennsylvania, working with the Track & Field/Cross Country teams (2004-13).
A former world and American record holder and one of only two runners to ever win consecutive Olympic titles in the 110-meter hurdles, Kingdom was named the 1989 USA Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the 1989 Jesse Owens International Amateur Athlete of the Year and Track and Field News 1989 Athlete of the Year. A five-time United States outdoor champion (1985, 1988-90, 1995), he won gold medals at the Pan American Games (1983, 1995), the World Cup (1989), the World University Games (1989) and the Goodwill Games (1990). He retired from active competition in 1999.
Stacchiotti spent the 2018 season at Mississippi State, working under Anthony Piroli. Prior to that, Stacchiotti spent a season with the University of Cincinnati (2017) and two seasons at Colorado State (2015-17). He began his collegiate coaching career as an intern strength coach at Mississippi State in 2015, following time working at the prep level in Ohio. Stacchiotti played collegiately at Baldwin Wallace Unversity.
Wade enters his sixth season with the Buccaneers.
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