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Kentucky Football Coaching Staff Update
Still offical releases of hires from the University of Kentucky yet, but names continue to leak out for different positions in the Kentucky Football department and staff.
FootballScoop.com is reporting that another former employee at Florida State will join Mark Stoops at Kentucky.
Kentucky: Sources tell us Eric Korem (Florida State) has joined the staff in a sports performance role at this time.
We will keep you updated as the names leak out or if there is anything offically released from UK.
Here is the profile of Erik Korem from the Florida State official website:
Birthdate: August 25, 1980
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: L.V. Berkner
College: Texas A&M
Family: wife, Hayle Lynn Korem
Erik Korem joined the Florida State strength & conditioning staff in February 2010 as the speed and nutrition specialist to the football program, after spending the previous two years at Mississippi State
At Mississippi State, Korem served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach and was also a professor in the Exercise Science Department.
Korem’s resume includes extensive work with world-class track & field sprinters, including five-time Olympic medalist and six-time World Championship medalist Vernoica Campbell-Brown. He also served as a speed development consultant for Tyson Gay during the 2008 Olympic year when he broke the American record in the 100-meter dash (9.69).
Prior to Mississippi State, Korem spent a year as the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of the Pacific, which followed a short stint as the head strength & conditioning coach at Fort Valley State University.
Korem served an internship and was a graduate assistant at the University of Arkansas while completing his master’s degree in Exercise Science from 2004-2006.
As an undergraduate, Korem played football for four seasons at Texas A&M, where he earned his degree in Applied Exercise Physiology.
Florida State, 2010-present (assistant strength & conditioning coach/speed and nutrition specialist/football); Mississippi State, 2007-2009 (assistant strength & conditioning coach); University of the Pacific, 2006-2007 (Director of Athletic Performance); Fort Valley State, 2006 (head strength & conditioning coach); University of Arkansas, 2004-2006 (intern and graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach).