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Joe Connolly

Sorinex SS8 is privledged to host South Carolina strength and conditioning football coach Joe Connolly.

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Joe Connolly was named head strength & conditioning coach for the South Carolina football program on January 20, 2012. He is in his fifth year with the program. Connolly began his professional career at Harvard as an intern in 2007, assisting with all 41 sports at the Ivy League school, including the league's championship football team. He was hired as a full-time assistant strength & conditioning coach at Harvard in 2008 and served as the head strength & conditioning coach for men's volleyball while continuing to assist with the other programs. Following his stint at Harvard, Connolly served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach at the University of Louisville. He worked with football only, primarly focusing on the skill position players. Connolly is a 2004 graduate of the University of Hartford, where he earned degrees in criminal justice and sociology. He was a four-year letter winner in baseball. He was awarded the senior award for great sportsmanship and perseverance.

Connolly also owns a Master of Science degree in physical education with a concentration in strength & conditioning from Bridgewater State College, graduating magna cum laude in 2008.

Connolly is certified by both the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also certified through USA Weightlifting as a Club Coach Level 1 and is certified by Power Pilates.

Connolly is a current competitor in olympic weightlifting, drug free powerlifting, strongman and Highland Games competitions.

Joe Connolly was named head strength & conditioning coach for the South Carolina football program on January 20, 2012. He is in his fifth year with the program. Connolly began his professional career at Harvard as an intern in 2007, assisting with all 41 sports at the Ivy League school, including the league's championship football team. He was hired as a full-time assistant strength & conditioning coach at Harvard in 2008 and served as the head strength & conditioning coach for men's volleyball while continuing to assist with the other programs. Following his stint at Harvard, Connolly served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach at the University of Louisville. He worked with football only, primarly focusing on the skill position players. Connolly is a 2004 graduate of the University of Hartford, where he earned degrees in criminal justice and sociology. He was a four-year letter winner in baseball. He was awarded the senior award for great sportsmanship and perseverance.

Connolly also owns a Master of Science degree in physical education with a concentration in strength & conditioning from Bridgewater State College, graduating magna cum laude in 2008.

Connolly is certified by both the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also certified through USA Weightlifting as a Club Coach Level 1 and is certified by Power Pilates.

Connolly is a current competitor in olympic weightlifting, drug free powerlifting, strongman and Highland Games competitions.