Denver Broncos Offseason 2012: Strength Coach Rich Tuten Out; Matt Russell Promoted To Director Of Player Personnel

ENGLEWOOD, CO - JULY 28: Rich Tuten, Strength and Conditioning coach for the Denver Broncos runs stretching drills during training camp at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre at Dove Valley on July 28, 2011 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver made some staff changes Tuesday.

The Denver Broncos announced a few personnel moves on Tuesday, including the news that strength and conditioning coach Rich Tuten will not return for the 2012 season.

More: 2012 Re-Loading Season Starts Today For Denver Broncos

Tuten, who had served as the team's strength coach since 1995, had this to say:

"After 17 years the Broncos have decided to make a change in their strength program," Tuten said. "It's been a great part of me and my family's life. I would like to thank Mr. Bowlen for his support and we wish the Broncos the very best."

The Broncos also promoted Matt Russell to director of player personnel and announced the hiring of Brian Stark, who will work as a west coast scout. Russell had been in charge of college scouting for the Broncos, while Stark is a former assistant coach at Yale and San Diego State.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage, head over to Broncos blog Mile High Report. And for more from around the NFL, visit SB Nation's NFL news hub.

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