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Josh Hingst

Director of Player Performance


Josh Hingst begins his second season with the Minnesota Vikings in 2022 as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, bringing 11 years of NFL experience to the club. From 2013-20 Hingst was Head Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Philadelphia Eagles, part of a team that won the first Super Bowl title for the franchise, Super Bowl LII over New England, in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank Stadium. Hingst implements a holistic program to address all areas of athletic development, utilizing a variety of strength, speed, and power methods to individualized to each athlete.

In 2013, his first year with the Eagles, Hingst played a major role in the implementation of one of the NFL's first data-driven training systems, introducing technologies such as Catapult-GPS Tracking, Omegawave, and Eliteform – Velocity Based Training, that culminated in an NFC East Championship that year. Hingst strives to remain at the forefront of progressive and cutting-edge performance training methods, recently utilizing Forcedecks, Nordboard, Blood Biomarker & Microbiome testing and Zebra Tracking Systems.

The Eagles were successful during Hingst's tenure, winning 3 NFC East titles, the Super Bowl LII title in 2017 and a return to the NFC Divisional Playoffs in 2018. After the 2017 season Hingst was awarded the Professional Strength & Conditioning Association Champions Award. The Eagles finished as the healthiest team in the league in 2016 based on games lost due to injury and finished in the top 10 of the category five times while leading the program.