David Ballou

UA Board of Trustees Approves Staff Salaries
UA Board of Trustees Approves Staff Salaries
UA Board of Trustees Approves Staff Salaries
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved raises and salaries of several Alabama football staff members. Offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian had an $850,000 raise approved to bump his annual salary up to $2.5 million per year. New strength and conditioning team, David Ballou and Dr. Matt Rhea, had their salaries approved by the Board of Trustees. Ballou will earn $500,000 and Dr. Rhea will earn $450,000 this year.
Players React To New Strength Program
Players React To New Strength Program
Players React To New Strength Program
Dr. Rhea and his partner David Ballou were hired at Alabama to revamp the strength program just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pair have been unable to work with and acclimate themselves to their new athletes over the last three months, hindering their vision of restructuring the Crimson Tide strength and conditioning program. Dr. Matt Rhea sent a short video out on Twitter yesterday in an effort to convey his excitement for today. Today began the "voluntary" offseason workout program for the Alabama Crimson Tide football program.
Construction Continues at Mal Moore Center
Construction Continues at Mal Moore Center
Construction Continues at Mal Moore Center
Alabama football is always evolving. From Bear Bryant embracing the wishbone which led to three more national titles to Nick Saban going to the spread offense yielding his most recent two national championships. The Alabama program is once again evolving by embracing a scientific approach to athletic training and recovery.
Ballou And Rhea Officially Announced
Ballou And Rhea Officially Announced
Ballou And Rhea Officially Announced
Alabama has officially announced the hiring of David Ballou and Dr. Matt Rhea to replace Scott Cochran in the strength and conditioning role for the football program. Ballou’s official title will be Director of Sports Performance and Rhea’s official title will be Director of Performance Science. Coach Nick Saban commented in his statement about Cochran’s departure that he would like to see the replacement be able to fully utilize the new sports science complex that is currently under construction adjacent to the Mal Moore Athletic Facility, that is exactly what he accomplished by hiring this pair.
Who Will Replace Scott Cochran?
Who Will Replace Scott Cochran?
Who Will Replace Scott Cochran?
Alabama’s football staff took a major blow last week when head strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran decided to leave the program to become Georgia’s new special teams coordinator. Coach Nick Saban now must hire a replacement for a staff member who has been with the program for the last 13 years.