Join Date: Apr 2004
Re: Dan Riley
Dan Riley joined the Texans as the club’s first strength and conditioning coach on February 1, 2001. Riley enters his 26th year as a strength coach in the National Football League.
Prior to joining the Texans, Riley spent the previous 19 seasons in the same capacity with the Washington Redskins. He served as an integral part of three Super Bowl champions, four NFC champions, and five NFC East champions during his tenure.
Riley has authored four books on weight training. In addition, he wrote a physical fitness column for the Washington Post and also authored the “Power Line,” a monthly fitness column for Coach and Athletic Director magazine. Riley now authors the "Fitness Corner" column on HoustonTexans.com and co-hosts a weekly fitness and nutrition show on Houston's SportsRadio 610 with Texans team nutritionist Roberta Anding.
Prior to his stint with the Redskins, Riley spent five years as the strength coach at Penn State after serving four years as the strength coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
A native of Manchester, N.H., Riley graduated from Keene State College with an undergraduate degree in physical education. He has a master’s degree in physical education from Indiana University.
Riley and his wife Brenda have two sons – Marty, who works for Microsoft and lives in Redmond, Wash., and T, who lives in Houston and is employed at the St. John's School as a teacher, coach and assistant athletic director.
RILEY’S COACHING LEDGER
2001-07: Strength & Conditioning, Houston Texans
1982-00: Strength & Conditioning, Washington Redskins
1977-81: Strength & Conditioning, Penn State
1973-77: Strength & Conditioning, Military Academy
That's a mighty impressive resume.
Smoke 'em if you got 'em...