|Born:||September 26, 1956|
|High school:||Westwood (MA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mike Woicik (born September 26, 1956) is an American football strength and conditioning coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He holds the record for second-most Super Bowl rings won by a coach (behind Bill Belichick) with six, winning three with the Cowboys and three with the New England Patriots. Woicik has also authored a book Total Conditioning for Football: The Syracuse Way (1985).
Woicik graduated from Westwood High School in Westwood, Massachusetts before attending Boston College where he earned a bachelor's degree in history. He then went to Springfield College to receive his master's degree in physical education.
Woicik began his coaching career as the track coach and weight room coordinator at Springfield from 1978 to 1980. He then was hired as a strength and conditioning coach by Syracuse University, where he stayed through 1989.
Woicik earned his first NFL coaching job in 1990 with the Cowboys as their strength and conditioning coach. In his six-year stint, the team won three Super Bowls (Super Bowl XXVII, Super Bowl XXVIII, and Super Bowl XXX). He then served the New Orleans Saints in the same capacity from the 1997 season through the 1999 season. In 2000, he was hired by the Patriots, where he won another three Super Bowls with the team (Super Bowl XXXVI, Super Bowl XXXVIII, and Super Bowl XXXIX).
On February 11, 2011, Woicik finalized a deal to rejoin the Cowboys in the same position he had in New England.
Awards and honors
- NFL Strength Coach of the Year – 1992
- Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Society's Coach of the Year Award – 1992
- Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Society's Coach of the Year Award – 2004
Notes and references
- Coaches Who Have Won Super Bowls With More Than One Team Football.About.com. Accessed October 2, 2007.