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Nick Cook

Head Football Coach and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Nick Cook spent the last six years as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Head Football Coach at Chicago Christian High School, and currently holds the same positions at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Northeast Ohio. As an educator, Coach Cook has experience as a teacher, coach, and school principal. As a football coach he has been a head coach at three high schools, including starting a high school program from scratch. As a strength & conditioning coach, he has spent time developing and implementing training programs in private training facilities, at the high school level, and at all three levels of the NCAA.

While earning a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, Cook won three NCAA Division III National Championships as a member of the Mount Union football team. He contributed to the longest winning streak in NCAA history (55 consecutive victories); during his four years with the Purple Raiders, they had a combined record of 54-1.

Cook went on to win a fourth National Championship as part of the strength & conditioning staff with the Ohio State University football team (2002) and to serve as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach with Ohio Dominican University football, before embarking on a career in K-12 education. Coach Cook is a member of the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association, the National High School Strength Coaches Association, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

March 22, 2022

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#33. Currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Head Football Coach at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Northeast Ohio, Nick Cook has experience as a teacher, coach, and school principal. As a football coach ...

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