JFIFC    $ &%# #"(-90(*6+"#2D26;=@@@&0FKE>J9?@=C  =)#)==================================================rK" }!1AQa"q2#BR$3br %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz w!1AQaq"2B #3Rbr $4%&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz ?⿳਎ns ոCѸ0j ^DZ媌Ǽ-ʸ ִuc֌E\.m T݊;Ra`w`X{"̍JxBy5-AWOkjT*ld o4?V^zl{aÑ׏xG'шg5cO00s+ ҭ岱.&@t/w)YOpW\zMYbŲ7m`BO "fxX'e# Z02fp t0Yrpk*Z(+xLizœ986BPqis1uqUvk)+<,FCkf &Gt_VR{Fn<SR] 284Եt)ʡ*iIRI d^" &Dۀ;׎j"F;QBMѭNV(D1rOzQganXパz#jFn`(]b~L7ן +DoxQ&wڢpNT}2_qy+\>M5&e;5+ `Y,anrU` *b]>iMzmF\h1Eb~WV/m R#n2G)|'&V՚{LxXHBE=j~8*G9%ƵGG'^kemcClrOּ^Mm+w]6rJ لk|Qe ΋<2ĥȯ}6F/$EstBqwRpva/뒺T2rz,FBN(N2q/8Js+lFl@zަVc1 # g"/FtөhR"H-̉Qkvc|gCj24j(ϖÓk6#KI耑&CrsS<;_iAZxlTmκx} HJ]@+Grӷ{L0 -yc+Odgq+/gDCnNRj1rQMA(N GU,u+;EzKi4䓣* VWfM7vwŖ2r2)c{-X9!: SB[pCȧްgsjv'Qb$`> 6"0'1SiG:'pj Ka#fÜTLe BKoAYK48l6W$I6/6׏\n-FM洱=nx %cfv}3AٸM$oų-> $Μ樳=ƢM; `f^@)8eU} ms rܩ BS) wBgo"#Tq *tGݝ P-P)Lv@m~u >cppFt/r^[*E6`AˍQK T <P>The 41-year-old Texan was honored in February of this year for his professional excellence over an 11-year career in the National Football League when he was selected "Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year" by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches' Society during the organization's annual meeting in Indianapolis.</P> <P>Kent earlier earned high marks as a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Alabama under then-head coach Ray Perkins in 1985 and 1986 when the Crimson Tide's weight program was regarded as one of the nation's finest.&nbsp; The athletes he helped develop during that span include premier linebackers Cornelius Bennett (Buffalo Bills) and Derrick Thomas (Kansas City), as well as Derrick Mckey of the NBA.</P> <P>Johnston launched his coaching career in 1978 at Teague (Texas) High School as an assistant coach before signing on at Northwestern (La.) State in 1979.&nbsp; He next moved to Northeast Louisiana as strength coach in 1980 before returning to the prep ranks as a graduate assistant for two seasons (1983-1984) before being named strength and conditioning coach in 1985.&nbsp; When Perkins became head coach at Tampa Bay in 1987, Johnston joined the Buccaneer staff as a strength coach and tight end coach.</P> <P>A graduate of Stephen F. Austin University, he played defensive back in football en route to earning his