Eric McMahon is the Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager at the NSCA Headquarters in Colorado Springs. He joined the NSCA Staff in 2020 with over 15-years of coaching experience, including roles with the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, and the MLB Europe Programs. McMahon has spoken both in the U.S. and internationally on strength and conditioning topics, including on the use of “Velocity Based Training” and technology to guide and monitor the training process. From 2009-19, McMahon was a Strength and Conditioning Coach in the Texas Rangers Organization. He served as the Assistant Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator from 2016-17, and was promoted to Major League Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2018-19. McMahon began working in professional baseball with the Milwaukee Brewers as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach from 2006-08. In 2019, McMahon completed a Certificate course in Data Analytics through Cornell University with the goal of incorporating higher-level analytical skills into evidence-based training and emerging sport science practices. He holds the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (RSCC*D) designation from the NSCA. McMahon has also completed course certifications with USA Weightlifting (Club / Sport Performance Coach) and Precision Nutrition (Pn1 Certified), and has additional training in functional movement assessment, speed mechanics, kettlebells / Indian clubs, and sport yoga. McMahon holds a masters in Exercise Science from Springfield College, where he served as an Anatomy and Physiology Instructor, and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach with baseball, football, golf, men's lacrosse, men's soccer, and women's volleyball from 2005-07. Prior to Springfield, in 2004-05, he was an Assistant Football / Strength and Conditioning Coach at Middlebury College in his home state of Vermont. As an undergraduate at St. Lawrence University, McMahon majored in biology while playing center for the football team.