Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Eagles add to staff

The Philadelphia Eagles named Barry Rubin strength and conditioning assistant and Gordon Williams assistant athletic trainer Wednesday.

Rubin previously served as the head strength and conditioning coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1999-2005. From 1995-98, he was the Packers strength and conditioning assistant. A native of Monroe, LA, the 50-year-old Rubin worked as a strength coach at Northeast Louisiana (1981-83, 1987-90, and 1994) and LSU (1984-85). He was a tight end and punter at Northwestern (LA) State from 1978-80.

Williams is in his third season in Philadelphia after working as an intern with the Eagles athletic training staff from 2006-07. A native of Uniontown, PA, he earned a master’s degree in athletic training from California University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and a bachelor’s degree in science from Texas Christian University in 2003. The 26-year-old Williams also served as an assistant athletic trainer at Albion College in Michigan.

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