Mike Sirignano was hired as an assistant strength & conditioning coach for football at the University of South Carolina in 2012.
Sirignano arrived in Columbia after he spent the previous two seasons as the head strength coach for football at the University of Rhode Island. In 2009, he spent the fall season at Bryant University as the assistant strength coach where he worked with all varsity athletic teams while managing his own strength & conditioning business. Prior to his stint at Bryant, the Rhode Island native served as the defensive line coach at Woonsocket High School during the 2006 and 2007 seasons while working as a strength & conditioning coach at Next Level Fitness.
Siriganano began his collegiate coaching career at the College of the Holy Cross in 2006. During his tenure at Holy Cross, he worked primarily with the school football team where he taught physical and mental conditioning. In addition to his work with the football team, he also handled strength programs for the hockey, volleyball, tennis, soccer and golf teams.
Currently, Siriganano is certified by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) as a Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC). He is also a member of USA Weightlifting (USAW), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).
As a student-athlete at Bridgewater State College, he was the captain of the football team during his senior season and earned two-time All-America, three-time All-New England and three-time ECAC All-Star honors. Sirignano earned his degree in physical education from Bridgewater State in 2007.