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  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 9:20 AM - 11:30 AM PDT Training Camp Practice Training camp practice is open to the public. Gates to Chargers Park will open one hour before the start of each practice session. 
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    The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.

  • Thu., Aug. 07, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Cowboys @ Chargers The Chargers open preseason play at home against the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Thu., Aug. 07, 2014 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM PDT Post-Game Show

    The official San Diego Chargers post-game show with exclusive interviews with Mike McCoy, Chargers players, phone calls and comments breaking down the game.

  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 9:20 AM - 11:30 AM PDT Training Camp Practice Training camp practice is open to the public. Gates to Chargers Park will open one hour before the start of each practice session.
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  • Tue., Aug. 12, 2014 9:20 AM - 11:30 AM PDT Training Camp Practice Training camp practice is open to the public. Gates to Chargers Park will open one hour before the start of each practice session.
  • Fri., Aug. 15, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT Countdown to Kickoff

    The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.

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Kent Johnston
Strength and Conditioning
College:
Stephen F. Austin University
Hometown:
Mexia, TX
Experience:
22

Bio

Johnston joined the Chargers in 2013 from Cleveland, where he spent the last three seasons heading up the Browns’ strength and conditioning program. The 1997 Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society and a 2005 inductee into the Strength and Conditioning Hall of Fame in York, Pa., Johnston began his NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-91). He then spent seven seasons in Green Bay (1992-98) during which time the Packers won three NFC Central titles, went to the playoffs six times and played in two Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl XXXI after the 1996 season.   

In 1999, Johnston followed former Packers Head Coach Mike Holmgren to Seattle, where he spent five seasons (1999-03) and worked with a team that made two playoff appearances. Johnston worked two more years as the strength and conditioning coach at the University of Alabama (2004-05) before leaving football to work in the non-profit and business sectors. In 2010, he returned to the NFL with the Browns.           

A native of Mexia, Texas, Johnston graduated from Stephen F. Austin University and earned a master’s in physical education from Alabama in 1984. He began coaching high school football in Teague, Texas in 1978 and continued to coach in high school and college, including a four-year stint at Alabama from 1983-86, until he joined the Buccaneers in 1987.       

Johnston and his wife, Pam, have four sons: Kody, Kole, Clay and Cade.

Johnston joined the Chargers in 2013 from Cleveland, where he spent the last three seasons heading up the Browns’ strength and conditioning program. The 1997 Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society and a 2005 inductee into the Strength and Conditioning Hall of Fame in York, Pa., Johnston began his NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-91). He then spent seven seasons in Green Bay (1992-98) during which time the Packers won three NFC Central titles, went to the playoffs six times and played in two Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl XXXI after the 1996 season.   

In 1999, Johnston followed former Packers Head Coach Mike Holmgren to Seattle, where he spent five seasons (1999-03) and worked with a team that made two playoff appearances. Johnston worked two more years as the strength and conditioning coach at the University of Alabama (2004-05) before leaving football to work in the non-profit and business sectors. In 2010, he returned to the NFL with the Browns.           

A native of Mexia, Texas, Johnston graduated from Stephen F. Austin University and earned a master’s in physical education from Alabama in 1984. He began coaching high school football in Teague, Texas in 1978 and continued to coach in high school and college, including a four-year stint at Alabama from 1983-86, until he joined the Buccaneers in 1987.       

Johnston and his wife, Pam, have four sons: Kody, Kole, Clay and Cade.

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