Member of the Board of Directors
Strength and Conditioning
NFL Exp.: 10th Season Packers Exp.: 10th Season
RUBIN AT A GLANCE
• Possesses a 23-year background in the field of strength and
• Initially joined the Packers in 1995 as the first full-time
strength and conditioning assistant in club history. Named strength
and conditioning coach in 1999.
• Inducted into the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall
of Fame in 2003.
• Played collegiately as a tight end and punter at Northwestern
(La.) State (1978-80) and as a running back and punter at Louisiana
• Set a then-school record at Northwestern State in 1979 with
a 75-yard punt.
• A fan of the Milwaukee Brewers and a collector of trading cards,
his collection includes the rookie cards of Hank Aaron, Mark McGwire
and Michael Jordan.
Barry Rubin in 2004 enters his sixth season
as the Packers’ strength and conditioning coach and 10th season
overall in Green Bay. One of Mike Sherman's initial coaching staff appointments,
Rubin was named to the position Jan. 19, 2000, and retained from the
previous coaching staff.
In 2003, Rubin, who is widely respected among his coaching peers and
players alike, was inducted into the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions to the field.
The Monroe, La., native first became the Packers’ strength and
conditioning coach in 1999 after serving the previous four seasons as
the club’s strength and conditioning assistant.
Possessor of a 23-year background in his field, Rubin oversees the team’s
comprehensive strength and conditioning program that also includes nutrition
and weight control. He also assists the team’s medical staff with
the rehabilitation of injured players.
The 47-year-old Louisianan originally joined the Packers organization
May 19, 1995, following a third tenure as head strength coach at Northeast
Louisiana University, thus becoming the first full-time strength and
conditioning assistant in club history.
Rubin began his career in the strength and conditioning field in 1981
as a graduate assistant at Northeast Louisiana following his graduation
from Northwe) State University. In addition to seven years of service
at Northeast, in three separate stints, he also spent two years as head
strength coach at Louisiana State, one year as a personal trainer to
then-Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bubby Brister and four years at
a health club in Monroe, La.
Rubin was a tight end and punter as a collegian at Northwestern (La.)
State from 1978-80, where his teammates included future NFL performers
Bobby Hebert, Mark Duper, the late Joe Delaney and Gary Reasons. He
was named to the Jewish All-America football team as a senior in 1979,
a year in which he set a school record with a 75-yard punt.
Prior to his career at Northwestern State, Rubin attended Louisiana
State University from 1976-77, playing running back and punting in ’76
and then redshirting the next year, before transferring to Northwestern
(La.) State for the 1978 season.
Earlier, as a prep, Rubin was an all-district running back and punter
at Neville High School in Monroe, La., for long-time coach Charlie Brown.
A three-year letterman in football, Rubin also lettered three times
each in baseball and basketball as well as twice in track.
Born June 25, 1957, in Monroe, La., Rubin and his wife, Jill, reside
in Green Bay. A devout baseball fan, he pledges his personal allegiance
to the Milwaukee Brewers. He also is an avid collector of trading cards,
his collection including the rookie cards of Hank Aaron, Mark McGwire
and Michael Jordan.
Year College/Pro Team Position Coached
1981 Northeast Louisiana Graduate Assistant/Asst. Strength Coach
1982-83 Northeast Louisiana Strength Coach
1984-85 Louisiana State Strength Coach
1987-90 Northeast Louisiana Strength Coach
1994 Northeast Louisiana Strength Coach
1995-98 Green Bay Packers Strength and Conditioning Assistant
1999-2004 Green Bay Packers Strength and Conditioning Coach