Chris Hovan is entering his second year with the USF
Strength and Conditioning staff. Hovan joined USF after he completed an 11-year
career in the NFL, where he had stops in Minnesota, Tampa Bay and St. Louis.
Hovan is a 2000 graduate of Boston College, where he was a consensus football
All-American and first-round draft pick in the 2000 NFL Draft (Minnesota
During his first year with USF, Hovan interned with the football
program, and assisted with 14 other sports as well. His current role is
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, working directly with the football
program. Hovan is currently certified under USAW Weightlifting.