Coaches

Jim Arthur
Strength and Conditioning Coach

Biography

Jim Arthur is in his ninth season with the Bears including his sixth season as strength and conditioning coach after spending the previous three as the team’s assistant strength and conditioning coach. Arthur came to Chicago after spending three seasons as an intern with the Buffalo Bills.

Jim Arthur is in his ninth season with the Bears including his sixth season as strength and conditioning coach after spending the previous three as the team’s assistant strength and conditioning coach. Arthur came to Chicago after spending three seasons as an intern with the Buffalo Bills.

Arthur assists strength and conditioning coordinator Mike Clark with implementing and overseeing the team's strength, conditioning, speed, agility and nutritional programs. He also performs flexibility enhancing techniques, measures and evaluates player body composition, while educating the athletes on proper nutritional guidelines, including body composition changes, hydration and muscle glycogen repletion.

Arthur began his coaching career at his alma mater, Springfield (Mass.) College, working as a student assistant until his graduation in 2000, then as a graduate assistant where he earned his Master of Education in Applied Exercise Science in 2002. He interned at Louisiana Tech University during the summer of 2001 and at Boston College while finishing his master's degree in 2002 before joining the Bills, where he worked with his mentor Rusty Jones.

A native of Cheshire, CT, Arthur is married to the former Kendra Selin.

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