Falcons add two more names to front office and coaching staff

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The Falcons continue to round out their coaching staff and front office, hiring a new strength and conditioning coach and director of coaching operations on Wednesday.

Thomas Stallworth was named Atlanta’s strength and conditioning coach after spending three years in the same role for the New York Giants. Brian Griffin, a former football director at IMG Academy, will serve as the team’s director of coaching operations.

Stallworth has coached at Mississippi State, North Carolina State and Fresno State. The Falcons’ new strength and conditioning coach also won a National Championship in college as a linebacker at the University of Tennessee in 1998.

As for Griffin, he’s held multiple roles at the IMG Performance Academy, including president of the training division, according to the Falcons team website:

“Griffin also spent three years (2011-13) as the Vice President of Performance and President of Training Division at IMG Performance in Bradenton, Fla. He also spent four years (2007-10) as the Senior Director of Performance, Combines, Camps & Clinics for Under Armour.”

Since hiring Arthur Smith and Terry Fontenot, the team has brought in over 20 new coaches and front office assistants.

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