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Grant Thorne

Assistant, Strength & Conditioning


Grant Thorne has spent the past 14 seasons coaching in college and the NFL. Most recently, he totaled 11 campaigns with the Green Bay Packers, including nine years as a Strength and Conditioning Assistant (2015-23) and two years as a Strength and Conditioning Consultant (2013-14).

Thorne's professional stops also include time as a Sports Performance Coach at Purdue University (2011-14), Assistant Performance Coach at Stanford University (2011) and Performance and Monitoring Assistant with the New York Jets (2010).

A native of Tucson, Ariz., Thorne played football for two seasons at Nicholls State (2006-07), during which time he was a strength and conditioning summer intern for the San Diego Chargers in 2006. After college, he played professionally as a wide receiver for the Arena Football League's Los Angeles Avengers (2008) and then played rugby in the United Kingdom for the Rugby Union's Sedgley Park Tigers (2008). While overseas he also served as an Assistant Sports Performance Coach for the English Premier League's Everton Football Club. In 2009, he returned to the United States to become a Sports Performance Coach at Velocity Sports Performance.