PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 2019 SEASON GUIDE 61
JOSH HINGST HEAD STRENGTH COACH
Josh Hingst was named the Eagles’ strength
and conditioning coach during the 2013
offseason after spending the previous season
as the assistant strength and conditioning
coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Prior to joining the Jaguars in 2012, Hingst
previously spent three years (2009-11) as
the director of sports nutrition at Nebraska
and also spent the 2008 season with the
Atlanta Falcons as the team’s nutritionist.
At Nebraska, Hingst directed body
composition analysis, nutrition education,
performance fueling strategies, and
counseling for sports supplements and
hydration. In addition, he coordinated
menus and education at the Nebraska
training table and planned meals on the
road for various Nebraska teams.
He is a registered dietitian and a certified
strength and conditioning specialist.
Before his stint in Atlanta, Hingst spent five
years in strength and conditioning and sports
nutrition capacities at Florida State, where
he earned his master’s degree in clinical
nutrition with an emphasis in sports nutrition.
A native of Hooper, Nebraska, Hingst
received his bachelor’s degrees in nutritional
sciences and dietetics and exercise science
from Nebraska in 2001. He also served as an
assistant strength and conditioning coach
for the Huskers while enrolled as a student.
KEITH GRAY ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH
Keith Gray is entering his 24th season as
a strength and conditioning coach and is
starting his eighth season with the Eagles after
joining the team during the 2012 offseason.
Prior to arriving in Philadelphia, Gray spent
the previous 13 years on the University of
Georgia’s strength and conditioning staff.
Gray joined Georgia’s staff as a full-time
assistant in 1999 and was promoted to
associate head strength coach in 2003.
During his tenure with the Bulldogs, he
worked with the 2002 and 2005 SEC Champion
football teams and the 2003, 2006, and 2008
Sugar Bowl squads. Gray has coached in
14 bowl games, coached 14 All-Americans,
and seen 16 of his former players taken
in the first round of the NFL Draft. Gray
also worked as the Director of Strength &
Conditioning with the UGA women’s tennis
teams (2001 and 2002 SEC Tournament
Champions) as well as the UGA women’s
gymnastics program, which captured five
SEC titles (2001-02, 04-06) and two NCAA
National Championships (2005, 2006).
Prior to his role at Georgia, Gray served
as a graduate assistant for strength and
conditioning at Auburn University (1997-
99), and at Southern Illinois University. Gray
was a letterman at Virginia Tech, playing
linebacker from 1991-94. He also earned
the school’s highest strength honor, “Super
Iron Hokie.” He majored in English and also
earned a master’s degree in Performance
Enhancement and Injury Prevention.
Gray was named a Master Strength and
Conditioning Coach in 2012 by the Collegiate
Strength and Conditioning Coaches
association (CSCCa), which is regarded as
the highest honor given in the strength
and conditioning coaching profession.
A native of Stuart, Virginia, Gray was born
on July 10, 1973. He is married to Sara Peters,
and they live in Woodbury, New Jersey.
JEROME REID HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
Jerome Reid was named the Eagles’ head
athletic trainer in the 2018 offseason.
Reid spent the previous four seasons as
a member of the Titans’ athletic training
staff and was named the 2017 Joe Warden
Professional Athletic Trainer of the Year by
the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society.
Prior to joining Tennessee in a full-time
role, he served as an athletic trainer with
Saint Thomas Hospital, where he assisted
the Titans’ athletic training staff.
Before moving to Nashville, Reid worked as
an athletic trainer at Hampton High School in
Hampton, Virginia. His other work experiences
include a seasonal athletic training staff
assistant position with the Miami Dolphins
in 2008 as well as a summer athletic training
internship with the Titans from 2005-07.
A native of Petersburg, Virginia, Reid is a
two-time graduate of Virginia Commonwealth
University, where he received his bachelor’s
degree in athletic training and his master’s
degree in health and movement sciences.