For Alabama fans out there, the news that long-time strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran left the Crimson Tide for Georgia came as quite a shock. Not that he changed schools, but that he actually changed jobs. We recently reported that the long-time strength and conditioning coach took an on-field coaching role while also taking a pay cut. To put that in perspective, in the world of strength and conditioning coaching—where coaches spend their entire careers and are highly paid—that move is almost unheard of. We caught up with our Bama Central reporter, Christopher Walsh, for his perspective on this unprecedented move.
Scott Cochran’s Move to On-Field Assistant Shocks Industry
When long-time Alabama strength coach Scott Cochran made the leap to an on-the-field coaching role at Georgia last month, the industry was shocked.