8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Matthew Johnson enters his seventh season overall with the Chicago Bulls and fourth as the head strength coach … spent his previous three seasons with the Bulls as assistant strength coach … prior to his full time roles, Johnson spent a year interning with the Bulls Strength and Conditioning department during the 2012-13 NBA season … was the 2011 summer strength and conditioning intern for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department … Johnson received his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in Human Performance in 2012 and received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in Exercise and Sport Science in 2011 … is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through United States Weightlifting.
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Geoff Puls enters his third season with the Bulls as assistant strength and conditioning coach. Coach Puls comes to Chicago after spending the previous four years as a strength coach at the University of Notre Dame. He was an intern in the Bulls’ strength and conditioning department during the 2011-12 season, and served in the same capacity at both the University of Notre Dame and University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Geoff earned an M.Ed. in Kinesiology from University of Minnesota in 2013 and B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2011. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served tours of duty in Iraq in 2004 and 2006. He also is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the NSCA.