DePaul Announces Staff Additions in Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning
Aug. 16, 2010
CHICAGO – The DePaul athletics department announced two additions to the staff today with Anthony Aldridge and Jimmy Duba joining the sports medicine and strength and conditioning departments. Aldridge is the new assistant director of sports medicine while Duba is the assistant director of strength and conditioning.
Aldridge joins the sports medicine staff and will work primarily with the men’s basketball program. He most recently worked with the Tulsa 66ers in the NBA Development League as head athletic trainer/strength and conditioning coordinator. In this role he was the liaison to the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA regarding all medical aspects of the organization. Prior to Tulsa, Aldridge was the assistant athletic trainer/strength and conditioning coordinator for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA and the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA from 2006-08. He also traveled the world each summer with the Nigerian National Team at the 2006 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Japan and the 2007 FIBA African Basketball Championship with the Senegal National Team in Angola. Aldridge graduated from Oklahoma in 2002 before completing his graduate degree in 2004 at Oral Roberts.
Duba returns to the BIG EAST after serving as a graduate assistant at Connecticut from 2006-08. Since 2008, he was an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and was also the WNBA’s Sacramento Monarchs head strength and conditioning coach from 2008-09. Duba earned his undergraduate degree from UW-La Crosse and spent time with the Chicago Bulls during the 2005-06 season as the strength and conditioning intern.