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CYA hires Joe Meloni as Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

By CYA, 10/27/20, 3:45PM CDT


CYA hires Joe Meloni as Strength & Conditioning Coach




Saturday, October 3rd, 2020


Palatine, IL. – The Chicago Young Americans have announced the hiring of Joe Meloni as the organization’s new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Meloni most recently served as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Massachusetts. He also most recently held the title of Strength and Conditioning Coach/Personal Trainer at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Massachusetts.


Joe Meloni, 25, of Falmouth, Massachusetts brings years of high-level strength and conditioning experience to the CYA organization. Meloni attended and played lacrosse at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut before finishing college at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. He completed internships with Keene State College Athletics, Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, and the San Jose Sharks. Meloni was the Strength Coach for the 2020 Massachusetts Super 8 State Champions Arlington High School hockey team in Arlington, Massachusetts. He is a NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Meloni also has Strength Coach Level 1 and Functional Movement Screen Level 1 certifications. In 2015, graduated from Keene State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Performance and Movement Science.


“I am incredibly excited to be joining the CYA organization. I am looking forward to taking my experiences on the east coast and using them to build something special in Chicago. I hope that our program will become a destination for elite players all over the state and beyond. I can’t wait to get to work!” Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Joe Meloni


“We are very excited to add someone of Joe’s caliber to our coaching staff with the Chicago Young Americans. As we went through the hiring process it became very clear that Joe was going to be a great fit with our staff. Joe’s knowledge, experience, and positive enthusiasm makes him a huge asset for our organization and will undoubtedly provide a priceless piece of our development process for all our players. We cannot wait to get started!” –Hockey Director Ryan Ward