Small Details for Big Gains: How to Conduct Sessions to Get th ... In this lecture from the NSCA's 2016 Coaches Conference, Caitlin Quinn discusses how to implement simple techniques for creating a disciplined (yet enjoyable) team lifting environment. Quinn talks about how to hold athletes to a high standard of knowledge and movement accountability, how to teach simple physiology to achieve desirable technique, how to instill a level of ownership within each athlete, and how to place a large emphasis on an athlete's mental engagement throughout a lifting session. Creating a Strength and Conditioning Program for Your High Sch ... Stephen Rassel, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Webber International University, discusses a step-by-step process that coaches can follow when creating their own high school or college strength and conditioning programs. Specifically, this session will illustrate how to prepare the framework to create an efficient program, how to push to get a foot in the door, and what to do next. Challenges and Solutions for the Small College Strength and Co ... Small college strength and conditioning coaches face a multitude of challenges when creating and implementing systematic individualized programs. In this session from the NSCA 2016 Coaches Conference, Josh Bullock—Strength and Conditioning Coach at Emory and Henry College—identifies the potential pitfalls to improving athletic performance at the small college level, and provides several solutions.
    Pros to the Private Sector – How to Build Your Career Througho ... Before anyone reaches their dream job in coaching, they can expect their journey to take unexpected turns, twists, and detours. However, at every stop along the way, there will be valuable and key lessons. From 6:00 am grinds and barely making payroll to speaking and writing on the national stage, this session will remind those who aspire to be the very best in coaching to appreciate the journey. A Coach’s Role in Clean Sport Coaches recognize the importance of coaching education to be most effective as a coach and best prepare their teams for competition. Learn how to foster positive anti-doping attitudes and influence athlete values and behaviors by understanding and complying with anti-doping rules. The Myth of the Grind - How to Get into Baseball and What to E ... In this career talk from the 2016 NSCA Coaches Conference, Rachel Balkovec—the first female strength and conditioning coach in the history of professional baseball—offers critical insight into what a professional baseball strength and conditioning coach’s resume should look like. Balkovec also discusses how to elevate expectations for what is possible in the sport and refine the definition of career success.
    How to Move Between Disciplines in the Strength and Conditioni ... Oftentimes, strength and conditioning professionals start off in one discipline, but later transition to working in a different area within strength and conditioning. Understanding this industry carousel provides various opportunities for career growth. TSAC expert Michael Bridges explains the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities that successful and career-minded strength and conditioning professionals of each discipline should possess, and how to leverage these in terms of career opportunities. Also learn about some of the intangibles many experts look for when hiring strength and conditioning staff. Coaching and Training in a Multicultural Environment In this five-part series from the 2015 National Conference, C. Keith Harrison, Associate Program Director and Associate Professor of Sport Business Management for the University of Central Florida, talks about coaching and training in a multicultural environment. Creating a Strength and Conditioning Program for Your High Sch ... Stephen Rassel, Head Coach for Strength and Conditioning at Webber International University, speaks at the 2015 NSCA National Conference on “Creating a Strength and Conditioning Program for Your High School or College.”