June 28, 2012
Scott McLafferty, a strength and conditioning coach at Rice University for each of the last six years (2007-12), has been named assistant strength and conditioning coach for Boston College football, according to an announcement made by head football strength and conditioning coach Mike Poidomani.
During his last three years at Rice, McLafferty served as the associate director of strength and conditioning. As associate director, McLafferty's duties included daily responsibilities working with the Rice football team. He was also responsible for oversight of the Owl basketball team's strength and conditioning training as well as the strength training for the Rice baseball team's pitching staff.
Prior to being named associate director for football in February 2009, McLafferty was coordinator and head strength coach for the Rice men's basketball and men's and women's tennis teams for two years.
McLafferty began his full-time collegiate employment as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Louisiana Tech University in August 2004, serving in that position for one academic year before he was elevated to head strength coach for Bulldog men's basketball. He remained in that position for 1 ½ years from 2005-07.
McLafferty also served as a student assistant strength and conditioning coach at Oklahoma State University from 2001-04. He graduated from Louisiana Tech in 2007.
He is Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a certified member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association and USA Weightlifting.
He is a native of Stillwater, Okla.