Kevin Vanderbush – Your Athletes Are Your Coaching Legacy – Episode 22

NHSSCA co-founder Kevin Vanderbush has been a high school strength coach for almost four decades. On this episode, he shares some of the most critical advice he has to offer about working with high school athletes. Three Cycle Strength Episode Rundown: Kevin Vanderbush The Year of the Virtual: 3:49 State of the NHSSCA: 6:16 The Impact of Athletes on a …

Tommy Moffitt – Still Geauxing Strong – Episode 20

In this episode with the director of strength and conditioning for the reigning national champs, Tommy Moffitt details some of the reasons why he has been successful for so long in the profession he loves, what made the 2019 LSU team special and how he continues to push the envelope in everything the Tigers do. Three Cycle Strength Episode Rundown: …

Keir Wenham-Flatt – Is This the Condition That I Feared? – Episode 16

Keir Wenham-Flatt took a circuitous route to his current role as the strength coach for William & Mary football. His experience coaching pro rugby athletes all over the world reveals an important truth coaches can benefit from – failure isn’t the terrifying outcome we believe it to be. Three Cycle Strength Episode Rundown: Keir Wenham-Flatt Where in the World Is …

Mike Tucker – Acquiring a Particular Set of Skills – Episode 15

Strength and conditioning coaches are experts at weight room programming, expertly wielding tools like racks, bars and plates to build their athletes. But many coaches may be failing to use their knowledge of athletic performance to help athletes acquire the particular skill set they need to reach their potential within competition. In this episode, Mike Tucker, strength and conditioning coach …

Rick Sneade – Transformational Mindset Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty – Episode 13

Last Wednesday, Calvert High School in Prince Frederick, Maryland returned to strength and conditioning within COVID-19 protocols. Their director of strength and performance, Rick Sneade, speaks about his initial reactions, lessons learned and the preparation that made it possible. Sneade believes in the power of transformational coaching instead of the smaller-picture, transactional mindset, and it has been a guiding principle …

Don Day – The Dangers of Arrogance – Episode 12

Don Day opens up about the mistakes he made earlier in his career, how he learned from those mistakes and why he feels arrogance presents a huge pitfall for young strength and conditioning coaches. The director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports at Georgia Southern University seemed to be on the fast track to becoming a high-paid, Power-Five football …

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 …