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2015 Oakland Raiders GameDay B

Coaching Staff STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING ASSISTANT 1st season in NFL ■ 1st season with Raiders Kevin Kijowski enters his first NFL season as strength and conditioning assistant with the Raiders. Kijowski brings four years of experience at the collegiate level to the Silver and Black, having worked stints as an assistant strength coach at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Appalachian State University. Kijowski joins the Raiders after serving as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at his undergraduate alma mater, UNC-Wilmington, in 2014. While with the Seahawks, Kijowski had the opportunity to train and work alongside a variety of athletes, primarily in men’s and women’s soccer. In 2013, Kijowski was a performance specialist at world-renowned EXOS, formerly Athlete’s Performance, in Phoenix, Ariz. While at EXOS, a leader in integrated STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING ASSISTANTT 1st season in NFL ■ 1st season with Raiders WIDE RECEIVERS 14th season in NFL (12 as a player) ■ 1st season with Raiders 34 Gameday MAGAZINE performance training, nutrition and physical therapy for elite and professional athletes, Kijowski worked alongside current Raiders head strength and conditioning coach Joe Gomes, formerly the director of EXOS, and fellow Raiders strength and conditioning assistant Wes Miller, in developing and implementing performance training programs for professional, amateur and youth athletes in a wide array of sports. Prior to joining EXOS, Kijowski worked at Fort Bragg Military Base in North Carolina in 2013, where he implemented sleep monitoring systems and trained military personnel. Kijowski began his coaching career while a graduate student at Appalachian State, where he served as a strength and conditioning graduate assistant from 2011-13. Kevin KIJOWSKI Wes Miller joins the Raiders for his first NFL season as strength and conditioning assistant after working as a performance coach at EXOS, formerly Athletes’ Performance. A former college tight end, Miller brings four years of experience in training elite athletes to the Silver and Black. Miller enters the NFL coaching ranks after working with the military at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, where he assisted in training military personnel. Prior to working with the military, Miller spent four years with EXOS, a leader in integrated performance training, nutrition and physical therapy for elite and professional athletes. Beginning as an intern at EXOS in 2011, Miller was hired as a performance coach and helped develop and implement performance training programs for professional, amateur and youth athletes in a wide array of sports. While working with EXOS, Miller worked alongside current Raiders head strength and conditioning coach Joe Gomes, formerly the director of EXOS, and fellow Raiders strength assistants Darryl Eto and Kevin Kijowski. Wes Miller Rob Moore joins the Silver and Black for his first season as wide receivers coach. Moore broke into the NFL ranks as a coach with the Buffalo Bills in 2014 after a 12-year NFL career as a wide receiver. After coaching five seasons at the collegiate level, Moore joined the Buffalo Bills to help mentor a youthful wide receiving corps. Moore helped rookie WR Sammy Watkins, the team’s fourth-overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, total 65 receptions for 982 yards and six touchdowns, setting the franchise-rookie records for receptions and yards. Under Moore’s guidance, second-year WR Robert Woods set new personal bests with 65 catches for 699 yards and five touchdowns. Another young wide receiver, Chris Hogan, also set career highs with 41 receptions, 426 yards and four touchdowns. As wide receivers coach at Syracuse, Moore helped the Orange to three bowl victories in four years from 2010-13. Under his tutelage, WR Alec Lemon finished his career ranked first in the Orange record books for all-time receptions (201) and second in all-time receiving yards (1,780). Prior to his coaching stint at Syracuse, Moore was the wide receivers coach for Phoenix (Ariz.) Junior College in 2009. He also spent time working as a consultant for Protect Management and Athlete’s Performance, training athletes for the NFL draft where he oversaw future draft picks including New Orleans Saints WR Robert Meachem, Cleveland Browns WR Dwayne Bowe, San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis, Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate and Jacksonville Jaguars WR Arrelious Benn. Moore got his start in coaching at Montclair (N.J.) High School from 2002-03, working with wide receivers. Rob Moore


2015 Oakland Raiders GameDay B
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