Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
esse ckerman is entering his fourth season with the Atlanta
Falcons as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. He
joined the team after working as the Strength Coach for the
1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. He graduated in 2002 with a B.A.
in Education from John Carroll University. He continued working at
John Carroll University as an Assistant Coach and Graduate Assistant
four years after earning his bachelors from the school. Ackerman also
earned an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from John Carroll
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in 2007 and an M.S. in Exercise Science from California University of
Pennsylvania in 2009. He then went on to work at Iowa State University
as an assistant strength and conditioning coach in 2007. In 2008, he
worked for the University of Texas in the same capacity. He then
became the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning for the
University of Florida in 2012. Ackerman’s certifications include NSCACSCS,
NASM-PES, and NASM-CES.
onas Beauchemin enters his 11th season with the Atlanta
Falcons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Beauchemin joined the team after spending the previous
three years with Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Boston, MA.
Beauchemin specialized in professional hockey and NFL combine
training during his tenure at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning.
He worked individually with several different athletes in a variety of
sports. Beauchemin is also experienced in rehab and reconditioning
programs. Beauchemin is a Certified Strength and Conditioning
Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
A native of Burlington, VT, Beauchemin is a graduate of Keene State
(New Hampshire) College, where he earned his degree in Health
Promotion and Fitness. While attending Keene State, Beauchemin
was appointed to the position of Senior Fitness Specialist at the
college recreation center. He also worked as a student Assistant
Strength and Conditioning Coach within the Keene State strength
and conditioning program. Beauchemin designed and implemented
the programs for various teams.