The New Jersey Devils today named Joe Lorincz as the team’s strength/ conditioning coach. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/ General Manager Ray Shero.
Lorincz, 32, joins the Devils with more than 11 years of experience in strength and conditioning, including the past six seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). His responsibilities with the Penguins included the implementation of off-ice workouts, nutritional counseling and reconditioning of injured players. Lorincz’s professional hockey experience also includes off-ice training for the Anaheim Ducks prospect conditioning camp over consecutive summers, 2007-08. He served as a graduate assistant at Springfield College (MA) from 2008-09, working with the school’s volleyball and lacrosse programs. Lorincz previously directed strength and conditioning programs for softball, baseball, field hockey, basketball and soccer at American International College (Springfield, MA) in 2007-08. He also spent time as a strength/conditioning coach intern at Boston University (MA); and was a volunteer at both Northeastern (MA) and Bryant (Smithfield, RI) Universities. Lorincz also worked three summers, 2007-09, at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (Woburn, MA), a well-respected program with more than 25 instructors who have moved on to careers with college and professional sports teams. He also spent five summers, 2005-09, at Milton Academy (MA).
Lorincz received his Masters of Education in Exercise Science from Springfield College, where he also worked as a physical therapy teaching assistant. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Joe was born October 2, 1982 in Attleboro, MA.