Strength and Conditioning Staff
Mickey Marotti joined the Notre Dame staff in February 1998 as the strength and conditioning coordinator and is now in his sixth year. Marotti had served as the strength and conditioning coach at the University of Cincinnati for the previous eight years before coming to Notre Dame.
In his role at Notre Dame, he is responsible for the total development of sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for all 26 varsity sports at Notre Dame.
He previously spent two years beginning in 1988 as assistant strength coach at West Virginia. Marotti spent 1987-88 as a graduate assistant strength coach at Ohio State, while at the same time serving as head strength coach at Grove City High School in Grove City, Ohio.
The Ambridge, Pa., native earned four letters in football as a fullback at West Liberty State, serving as a team tri-captain in 1986 and winning first team NAIA All-Academic honors in 1987.
Born December 24, 1964, he earned his bachelor of science degree in exercise physiology from West Liberty State in 1987, a master of arts in strength training and athletic conditioning from Ohio State in 1988 and a master of science in sport medicine from West Virginia in 1990.
Marotti and his wife, the former Susan Laffey, have one son, Mitchell, and one daughter, Madison.
Marotti has earned certifications from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS).
Tony Rolinski is in his third year as Assistant Coordinator or Strength and Conditioning, after serving the previous three years as an assistant strength coach. Prior to his arrival on the Notre Dame Strength Staff, Rolinski was the head strength and conditioning coach at Duquesne University during the 1997-98 school year where he implemented the strength programs for 20 varsity sports.
A native of Penn Hills, Pa., Rolinski received his Bachelor's degree in Health Education with a minor in Exercise Science from Penn State in 1991. From 1994-96, while workingon his Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh, he served as an intern on the Panther Football Strength Staff where he assisted with all aspects of the strength and conditioning program. Following his stint at Pittsburgh, Rolinski was the head strength and conditioning coach at North Hills High School in Pittsburgh. Rolinski has earned certifications from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS).
Born December 10, 1968, Rolinski and his wife Julie have two daughters, Alexis and Jaclyn, and two sons, A.J. and Jared.
Lon Record is in his third season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Irish. Record will work with men's soccer, men's lacrosse and men's and women's track and field, while assisting with football.
Record came to Notre Dame from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., where he was a graduate assistant strength coach. He was the head strength coach for all varsity athletic teams at Austin Peay, designing and implementing both in-season and offseason conditioning programs for 14 sports.
In the summer of 1999, Record worked as an intern with the Penn State football program, assisting in its summer strength and conditioning program. Record earned a bachelor of science degree in recreation from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pa., in 1999. He was a member of the rugby team, serving as team captain from 1997-99. Record then earned a master of science in exercise science from Austin Peay in 2000.
Record has earned certifications from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS). He is also certified in CPR and first aid.