Virginia Tech Staff Update, Plus Recruiting Notes

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Will Stewart did a great job earlier today with his article on new strength and conditioning coach Ben Hilgart. Hilgart isn’t the only new staff member to be hired recently by Virginia Tech, though.

Ben Hilgart
Ben Hilgart, shown here at New Mexico in April 2015 (photo via UNM Communications Flickr)

Strength and Conditioning

Hilgart was hired to run the strength and conditioning department and to oversee football, but he didn’t come alone. He hired Anthony Crosby away from Ole Miss to help him. The Hokies will now have five full-time strength and conditioning coaches dedicated to football…

Ben Hilgart: Associate Athletics Director, Football
Anthony Crosby: Senior Director, Football
Jarrett Ferguson: Senior Director, Football
Ryan Shuman: Associate Director, Football
Ryan Crush: Director, Football

There is currently not a bio of Anthony Crosby on, but here is a bio¬†from the Ole Miss website, in case you were interested. Or, I can just sum his resume up for you…

1: Intern for LSU and Arizona State (he likely met Hilgart at Arizona State)

2: Top assistant at Boston College, where he assisted with program design, freshman orientation, and designed of injured player rehabilitation workouts

3: Assistant strength