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Martin Streight
Assistant Strength and Conditioning

BIOGRAPHY

The 2013 season marks Martin Streight’s 8th with the Vikings and 16th in the NFL as he continues to assist in the development of the Vikings strength and conditioning program. Streight joined Vikings strength and conditioning coach Tom Kanavy in 2006 when the new staff revamped the Vikings facilities and program.

Prior to joining the Vikings, Streight was the head strength and conditioning coach for the Berlin Thunder in NFL Europe from 2004-05. During that time, the Thunder accumulated a 16-4 combined regular season record and made consecutive World Bowl appearances. In 2005, Berlin posted a 7-3 record and played in World Bowl XIII. The previous year, the Thunder finished 9-1 and were World Bowl XII champions. In 2003, Streight held the same position with the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe.

The 2013 season marks Martin Streight’s 8th with the Vikings and 16th in the NFL as he continues to assist in the development of the Vikings strength and conditioning program. Streight joined Vikings strength and conditioning coach Tom Kanavy in 2006 when the new staff revamped the Vikings facilities and program.

Prior to joining the Vikings, Streight was the head strength and conditioning coach for the Berlin Thunder in NFL Europe from 2004-05. During that time, the Thunder accumulated a 16-4 combined regular season record and made consecutive World Bowl appearances. In 2005, Berlin posted a 7-3 record and played in World Bowl XIII. The previous year, the Thunder finished 9-1 and were World Bowl XII champions. In 2003, Streight held the same position with the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe.

From 1997-2002, Streight served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Arizona Cardinals. The 1998 season saw the Cardinals make their 1st postseason appearance since the strike-shortened season in 1982, playing at the Metrodome against the Vikings in an NFC Divisional Playoff game.

Streight’s NFL coaching career began in 1995-96, when he was a part-time strength and conditioning coach with Kanavy and the Philadelphia Eagles. During that time, Streight was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach and health fitness instructor at Princeton University.

Streight and Kanavy first worked together at Penn State in 1994, when Streight served as a strength and conditioning intern for the Nittany Lions. That year, Penn State finished as Big Ten champions in only the team’s 2nd year of league play and became the 1st team in Big Ten history to post a 12-0 record.

As an undergrad, Streight attended Indiana University (PA), earning his bachelor’s degree in physical education and sport science. He also competed in track and field at Indiana, throwing the discus and shot put.

Streight was born in Trenton, NJ and attended McCorristin Catholic High School in Trenton.

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