Rams raise money for the Michael J. Armstrong Foundation
Event Set to Raise Funds for the Michael J. Armstrong Foundation
Ted Perlak was promoted from Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach in May of 2009, replacing Jason George, who resigned to take a position with the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.
Perlak is completing his seventh year with the Fordham Strength & Conditioning Coach in 2011-12, where he has primarily been responsible for football, baseball, softball, women's soccer, cross country, track & field, tennis, squash, and golf.
Perlak, who came to Fordham in 2006, was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Iona College for two years, and was responsible for the design, implementation and coaching of all varsity athletic programs. He also supervised and organized staff participation in off-season and preseason workout sessions as well as being responsible for facility planning, equipment purchasing and staffing within the department.
Prior to Iona, Perlak served as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia in 2004 where he designed and executed the strength and conditioning program for the Atlantic 10 Hawks. He was also responsible for off-season and preseason workout sessions.
Perlak has also been involved with the United States Olympic Training Center, serving as a Strength and Conditioning Resident Intern from January until May of 2004 where he assisted the staff in developing and implementing programs for Olympic, Olympic hopefuls, Pan-American and Paralympic individual athletes and national teams.
A 2001 graduate of Worcester State College, Perlak was a four-year starter and two-time captain with the football squad before earning a Bachelor's degree in Health Science with a concentration in Exercise Science. Following a year where he served as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at his alma mater, Perlak then attended Temple University in Philadelphia, working as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and earning a Master's degree in Sport Administration in 2004.