LU hires Darcy to oversee S&C

Published 10:52 pm Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lamar sports information
BEAUMONT – Daniel Darcy has been named as the new strength and conditioning coordinator announced Lamar Director of Athletics Jason Henderson Wednesday afternoon. Darcy takes over for Cory Castro who left to become an assistant coordinator at Cal-Berkley.
Darcy has spent the previous six seasons at Northern Arizona University where he served as the top assistant. During that time he aided in all facets of the football program, which included the organization and preparation of day-to-day training, nutrition education and Pro Day training. He helped train 16 All-Americans on the Lumberjack football team.
During his time in Flagstaff, Darcy also worked with the NAU men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer, men’s and women’s track and field/cross country and swimming and diving programs.
In addition to his work with NAU’s varsity sports, Darcy also worked with the ice hockey club team designing and implementing speed, agility, quickness, strength, power, injury prevention and nutrition education for athletes ages 13-18.
During the summer of 2010, Darcy did an internship at the University of Texas. Darcy assisted with the aspects of football summer training including speed, agility, quickness training and testing, and worked with 11 future NFL draft selections.
Prior to is his internship at UT, Darcy spent two seasons in New Britain, Conn., serving as a graduate assistant at Central Connecticut State. While at CCSU, Darcy worked with the football men’s and women’s soccer, track and field/cross country programs as well as women’s lacrosse and golf.
Darcy began his career as an intern at Canisius College in 2006. Over the next two seasons, he worked with several sports including baseball, basketball, diving, softball, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer synchronized swimming and volleyball.

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