John McKenna is in his 22nd season as Strength & Conditioning Coach at Notre Dame High School, and has been a strength coach and football coach for over 39 years. At Notre Dame High School in his full time role he trains all physical education classes and teams in season and out of season. Coach McKenna was the first strength coach inducted into the New Jersey Coaches Hall of Fame and just recently was honored by the National Football Foundation for his Contribution to Amateur Athletics, and was just inducted to The Sports Faith Hall of Fame in Chicago. Coach McKenna in June was inducted into The NHSSCA (National High School Strength Coaches Assoc.) Hall of Fame. Coach had received honors from the New Jersey National Guard and Trenton Fire Department for his service to these organizations. Coach also is the moderator for Notre Dames Catholic Athletes for Christ (Trenton Diocese). Over the past 32 years Coach McKenna has trained professional, college, and high school athletes. He has also developed the popular (Building Your Foundation Youth Program) for the development of younger athletes. Coach has been a featured speaker throughout the country as a Strength Coach and a Faith Coach. Coach McKenna was just recently named to The Board Of Directors, Region 8 Northeast (ME, VT, NH, RI, CT, NY, PA, VA, WV, MD, DE. and NJ) of the National High School Strength Coaches Assoc.
Coach resides in New Jersey with his wife of 44 years Charyl, has three daughters, a son, and 9 grandchildren. He is also blessed with a huge extended family from Notre Dame High School and the Saint John's Parish in Allentown.
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