Eric Ciano enters his fifth season with the Buffalo Bills and his second season as the team’s head strength and conditioning coach.
Ciano oversees the year-round strength and conditioning program for the entire Bills roster. This includes coordinating offseason and in-season workout programs. In 2013, Ciano implemented the Catapult training system – a GPS-based system that captures data on each player such as acceleration and deceleration, change of direction, top speed and total distance run.The data is used to help measure players exertion levels and prevent injuries and assist with rehabilitation assignments.
Prior to joining Buffalo, he spent five seasons at Georgia Tech overseeing strength and conditioning for all of Tech’s athletic teams and working primarily with the football team.
Ciano spent 2002-04 at Tennessee as the associate head strength and conditioning coach. He served as the head strength and conditioning coach at Louisiana Tech from 2000-02.He began his college career as a graduate assistant at Tennessee from 1997-99.
Earned his bachelor’s degree in 1997 from Springfield (Mass.) College, where he lettered in
football … added a master’s degree from Tennessee in 1999 … A certified collegiate strength and conditioning coach, Ciano is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association … Ciano is married to the former Ashley Klimkiewicz and the couple has two boys – Brady and Jack.