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Bears name Arthur head strength and conditioning coach


The Bears on Friday hired Jim Arthur as their new head strength and conditioning coach.

Arthur, 43, previously worked for the Bears from 2005-15 as strength and conditioning coach (2008-14) and assistant strength and conditioning coach (2005-07, 2015). During his tenure, the Bears won three division championships and one conference title.

Arthur boasts 20 years of NFL experience. He spent the last six seasons as Dolphins assistant strength and conditioning coach.

The Cheshire, Conn., native entered the NFL as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Bills from 2002-04.

Arthur first worked at his alma mater, Springfield College, as an undergraduate assistant and later a graduate assistant. He earned his undergraduate degree in 2000 and his master's degree in applied exercise science in 2002.

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