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Coyotes Hire Major as Strength & Conditioning Coach

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed JP Major to a multi-year contract to serve as the team’s Strength & Conditioning Coach. As per club policy terms of the contract were not disclosed.


The 28-year-old Major joins the Coyotes from EXOS in Phoenix (formerly Athletes’ Performance) where for the past two years, he was a Performance Specialist and lead coach for NHL player off-season programs.

Major was also the head coordinator for professional hockey development and programming for all AP facilities. In 2013, Major conducted the Coyotes training camp fitness testing and assisted with all data interpretation.

In addition, Major was the lead movement coach for the 2014 NFL combine preparation which included training 27 drafted athletes and four players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Major was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree (Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science).

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