Joel Raether serves as the Director of Sport Performance at Authentic Performance Center in Denver, CO. He is also the Director of Sports Performance for the Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse team of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) since 2007. He served as the Education Programs Coordinator for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) from 2009 – 2011. Raether is also the co-founder of Performance Sandbag Training Systems (PST). His coaching career includes stints as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Denver from 2002 – 2009 and the University of Nebraska at Kearney from 2000 – 2002. Raether is a highly sought-after presenter who has traveled the world providing education and training to sport coaches, personal trainers, sport performance coaches, tactical athletes, and tactical facilitators. He has written numerous peer-reviewed articles, contributed to more than five published books, and has consulted a multitude of popular media outlets such as Men's Health, Chicago Tribune, 9 News Denver, Chinese Olympic Committee, Sioux Falls Fire Academy, California Fire and Law Enforcement Centers, and SOBEFit Magazine. Raether oversees and administers one of three sites in the United States that executes the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) TSAC Practitioners Course. In addition to coaching a multitude of Olympians, he has also coaches more than 10 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) National Champions, All-Americans, league most valuable players (MVPs), and All-Pros.