Zach Fears – Do You Even VBT? – Episode 17

Velocity-based training (VBT) isn’t new, but there are still a lot of coaches who have yet to leverage its full potential. In this episode, Zach Fears, the director of strength and conditioning at Southeastern Oklahoma State, shares why he is a firm believer in VBT, what it has done for the SEOSU athletic program and some of the basics you …

Michelle Diltz – Intentional Self Evaluation – Episode 14

The University of Alabama may be famous for their dominant football program, but there are a lot of elite athletes being trained in Tuscaloosa that have never stepped on the gridiron. Their strength coach, Michelle Diltz, has been one of the best in the profession for the last 15 years. In this conversation, Diltz shares how this unusual year allowed …

Lee Weber – Training Like Cats, Not Dogs – Episode 11

Faster athletes will cover a multitude of other shortcomings in an athletic program. That’s why Lee Weber, the head strength and conditioning and football coach at Rose Hill High School in Kansas, prioritizes training speed in his programming. Not only does Weber make speed a priority, he has invested some serious time into understanding how to train speed optimally. Heavily …

Pat Ivey – Setting the Example and Giving Back – Episode 3

Dr. Coach Pat Ivey, Associate AD in charge of Student-Athlete Health & Performance at the University of Louisville, has made it his life’s mission to give back to the athletic performance profession, his peers and his athletes. There is no better way of giving back than setting a great example, and in this episode, Ivey explores what that means to …