NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans have hired Frank Piraino as the team's new strength and conditioning coach.
Piraino most recently served as head strength and conditioning coach for football at Boston College, where he just wrapped up his sixth season.
Piraino replaces Tom Kanavy.
Piraino arrives in Tennessee after racking up plenty of experience in the collegiate ranks, including several stints under Boston College head coach Steve Addazio.
Piraino joined Addazio in Boston College after spending two seasons as his head strength and conditioning coach at Temple. Piraino previously served as the head strength and conditioning coach for football at Marshall University, and prior to that he served on the strength and conditioning staff at the University of Florida for five years.
Piraino served as the strength and conditioning coordinator for Florida baseball in 2008. He also worked with the Florida football strength and conditioning program from January 2005 to January 2010, during a stretch when Florida won a pair of national championships and Southeastern Conference titles in both 2006 and 2008, under the direction of head coach Urban Meyer.
Prior to his days at Florida, Piraino served as a strength and conditioning assistant at Notre Dame in 2004, and he was a graduate assistant at Michigan State from 2003-04. From 2000-03, Piraino served as an assistant football coach at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Piraino completed an internship with the Cleveland Indians, assisting the conditioning of the team's major and minor league players, in 2000-01.
Piraino is a 2002 graduate of the University of Akron with a bachelor's degree in sport and exercise science. He earned his master's degree in sport administration from Michigan State in 2004