Jaime Rodriguez will be the new strength and conditioning coach for the Clarkson University men's and women's hockey teams.
Rodriguez has been the director of strength and conditioning for the American Hockey League's Worcester (Mass.) Sharks since 2007. He is replacing Max Prokopy, who left after last season to work towards a doctorate degree at Tufts University.
"I feel extremely privileged to join Clarkson's coaching staff," Rodriguez said in a statement. "From my first visit I immediately recognized the passion and dedication this university has towards their athletics. Hockey is not just a sport; it's a culture to the school and fans."
Rodriguez, who earned a bachelor's degree in exercise physiology from Lasell College in 2003. He has spent 10 years working in the strength and conditioning field.
"I am extremely pleased to have Jaime on our developmental staff," Clarkson men's coach Casey Jones said. "Jamie has a great track record of working with young, aspiring hockey players. His knowledge and energy will be exciting for our players to take advantage of."