College - DePauw
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Joe Rogowski enters his seventh season as strength and conditioning coach for the Orlando Magic, joining the organization in August of 2006. During his time with the Magic, he has also worked with the Great Britain basketball team during the 2012 London Summer Olympics and served as assistant athletic trainer for the 2012 Orlando NBA All-Star Game.
Rogowski’s duties include overseeing all physical aspects of the development of the players. In addition to strength and conditioning, Rogowski monitors the player’s nutrition and recovery programs, allowing them to maximize their performance while maintaining year-round health. As a certified athletic trainer, he also incorporates individualized injury prevention programs tailored to the needs of each player.
Besides his strength and conditioning duties, Rogowski coordinates the cardiac administration and testing of the Magic players and staff and simultaneously analyzes their V02/lactate levels. He also helps with the cardiac testing of NBA players at the NBA Pre-Draft Camp and works with several universities and other professional teams in a similar capacity.
Rogowski graduated from DePauw University with a degree in sports medicine and athletic training, while also lettering in football. He then acquired his master’s degree from the University of Central Florida in the field of exercise physiology, with an emphasis in cardiac physiology. Rogowski is certified in both ATC/L and CSCS. Before working with the NBA, he worked with several other sports venues including the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, MLS’s Chicago Fire and various Orlando high schools. He also spent one year working at Athletico Physical Therapy in Chicago, IL and previously worked with the Magic as a strength and conditioning intern in 2002-03.
Born and raised in Chicago, Ill., Rogowski spends his free time competing in triathlons, fishing and cheering on the Chicago Cubs.