Chris Doyle (American football)
Chris Doyle (born June 30, 1968) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at The University of Iowa, a position he has held since 1999. Doyle recently added the title of Executive Director of the Football program in 2015. Doyle played college football on the offensive line at Boston University from 1986 to 1988.
|Title||Strength and conditioning coach|
|Born||June 30, 1968|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1991||Notre Dame (GA)|
|1992–1995||Holy Cross (OL)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2 Big Ten (2002, 2004)|
|1x Big Ten Strength Coach of the Year (1999)|
Raised in Quincy, Massachusetts, Doyle attended Boston College High School, where he played football. Doyle attended college at Boston University, earning an Bachelor of Science in human movement and a Masters of Education.
Doyle has served as strength and conditioning coach for Iowa Hawkeyes football, since 1999. He has trained 180 student-athletes who have joined professional sports teams, as well as 19 former assistants who have become head strength and conditioning coaches.
Break the RockEdit
Doyle is known for his "Break the Rock" program. A large stone inscribed with that saying sits in the University of Iowa weight room and inspires players to overcome obstacles.
- "Iowa football strives to `Break the Rock' - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site". hawkeyesports.com. Retrieved 2014-11-23.