Chiefs Head Coach Herm Edwards announced on Wednesday that he has added Brent Salazar to the Kansas City coaching staff. Salazar will serve as the assistant strength and conditioning coach, working closely with head strength and conditioning Coach Cedric Smith.
Salazar will serve as the Chiefs assistant strength and conditioning coach after working the past season as the assistant director of athletic performance at the University of the Pacific. He was a strength and conditioning intern with the Denver Broncos during the 2005 off-season program, while Smith served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Broncos.
Salazar worked as a graduate intern with the UNLV athletic department (2005-06) prior to joining the Tigers. He spent two years as a performance coach at Velocity Sports Performance, preparing athletes for the NFL Scouting Combine. He also served internships with Athletes’ Performance (2003) and the University of New Mexico (2002-03).
A native of Denver, Colorado, Salazar graduated with a degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of New Mexico in 2003, where he was a member of the tennis squad for five seasons (’98-03).