PHILADELPHIA – Temple head football coach Stan Drayton continues to build his staff with the addition of Maddi Cumpston, as Director of On-Campus Recruiting, and Justus Galac, as Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning.
Cumpston comes to Temple from Georgia Southern where she served as the Director of On-Campus Recruiting for the Eagles. In her role, Cumpston was a vital piece of the recruiting process. She worked closely with the head coach, director of player personnel, recruiting coordinator, and the rest of the coaching staff, other departments on campus, and community vendors to execute recruiting events, including unofficial visits, official visits, junior days, and various events at the highest level.
Cumpston attended Oklahoma where she was in graduate school and served in several different departments during her two years. Among those roles included men’s basketball as the on-campus recruiting operations assistant, graduate assistant for athletic academic services, athletics compliance intern, and football student recruiting assistant.
Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Cumpston was a member of the Hutchinson Community College Volleyball team from 2014-2016, where she graduated with her associate degree in business in 2016. She graduated from Oklahoma State in 2018 with a bachelor’s in sports management and marketing, and her masters in adult and higher education with an emphasis in intercollegiate athletic administration from Oklahoma in 2020.
Galac comes to Temple after spending the 2021 season as the seasonal assistant strength & conditioning coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While with the Steelers he worked with four Pro Bowl players including 2021 NFL Defensive Player of the Year T.J. Watt.
Prior to his time in Pittsburgh, Galac spent nine seasons with the New York Jets, including eight as the team’s head strength & conditioning coach. As such, he was responsible for designing and implementing a strength and condition program for both in and off-season, designing a nutrition and hydration plan, rehabilitating injured players, GPS and heart rate tracking, as well as inventory and maintenance of all strength equipment.
While with the Jets he worked with over a dozen Pro Bowl players, including helping former Owl Muhammad Wilkerson to his first Pro Bowl appearance in 2015. It is also where he first met Chris Fenelon, Temple’s head strength & conditioning coach.
This marks a return to Philadelphia for Galac who spent seven seasons at Villanova from 2005-2012, including its 2009n national championship year. He served as the Wildcats head strength & conditioning coach for football and also worked as the assistant defensive line coach. In addition, he also oversaw the strength & conditioning for all 22 varsity sports.
Galac started his career as a student assistant at SUNY College at Brockport and then served as a graduate assistant at Dickinson College. He played football and received his undergraduate degree in physical education from SUNY-Brockport in 2003.