NSCA Coaches Conference 2019

Be a part of one of the most respected strength and conditioning coaching events of the year. Save your Spot.

January 10 - 12, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN | 2.0 CEUs Category A

Coaches Conference 2019
Coaches Conference 2019

Last year, over 1000 strength and conditioning professionals attended Coaches Conference and walked away with endless knowledge from renowned strength and conditioning thought leaders. This year, expect nothing less.

  • Elevate your athletes’ performance.
  • Connect with influential industry leaders.
  • Gather science-based information and modern coaching insight.
  • Leave with dynamic takeaways.
  • Impact your career.

 

Accommodations

Hotel

JW Marriott | Indianapolis 10 S.West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Rate: 164.00 + 17% state and local tax (rate expires December 19, 2018)

Make your reservation today!

Conference Location

Indiana Convention Center | 100 South Capitol Avenue | Indianapolis, IN 46225

Registration Information

2019 NSCA Coaches Conference Rates

  Until Nov. 12 Nov. 13 - Dec. 17 After Dec. 17
Non-Member Registration  $410  $430  $510

Current NSCA Member
Registration

 $265  $280  $355
Registration & Join as a
Professional Member
 $385  $400  $475

 Current NSCA Student Member Registration

 $205  $230  $305
 Register & Join as a Student Member  $270  $295  $370
       

 * All prices are in US dollars. Cut off dates are by the postmark.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

There will be no printed program books available for purchase. All materials will be available electronically.

REFUND POLICY

All refunds must be submitted in writing (mail, fax, email) and should state the reason for cancellation. NO REFUND REQUESTS ACCEPTED VIA PHONE. Full refund less $20 if post-marked by November 12. 50% refund if post-marked by November 13-December 17, 2018. No refund will be given after December 17, 2018.

Event Schedule

Event Itinerary - Thursday, January 10
8:00 AM - 3:35 PM
CSCS Exam Prep - Add'l Purchase

Exam Prep is a 2 day class starting Wednesday, January 9th 9:30am - 6:30 pm For More Information

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Board Meeting
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Registration/ Conference App Help Desk Open

Pick up your badge and ask us anything

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gatorade Forum: Building Blocks for Strength & Conditioning Coaches Success

Sponsored by gATORADE lOGO

Lecture

1:00-1:50  The Comprehensive Approach to the Complete Athlete

Bryan Doo will share the tools you need to create a holistic approach for training balanced, high-performing athletes. 

Bryan Doo, CSCS

2:00-2:50  The Basics of Nutrition Intervention for a Successful Strength Program

Randy Bird will explain the nuts and bolts of blending optimal nutrition and strength coaching to build a successful strength program.  

Randy Bird, MS, RDN, CSSD, CSCS

3:00-3:50  How I Got Here:  Building a Successful Career as a Strength & Conditioning Coach

Hear from some of the best in the field as they share how their journeys began and how they got to where they are today. 

Including: Bryan Doo, CSCS, Mike Favre, MEd, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D, Bryan McCall, CSCS, RSCC*D, Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA, Caitlin Quinn, CSCS, RSCC and Tim Roberts, CSCS

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Catapult High Performance Workshop
by Andrew Althoff MEd, CSCS and Chris Morris, PhD, CSCS

Sponsored by Catapult logo

 Hands-On

  1. Identify guidelines for utilizing data to enhance performance and reduce injury risk.
  2. Discuss lessons learned from implementing various technologies.
  3. Provide points of action for realistic implementation of data in training and sport-specific situations.
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Bridging the Gap between the Latest Research and What Can be Implemented Now by Coaches
by Bryan Mann, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

Lecture

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Carbohydrate: The Top Tier Macronutrient for Sports Performance
by Jim White, RD, ACSM

Sponsored by potatoes USA logo

Career Talk

  1. Discover the long lasting benefits of carbohydrate consumption as it relates to all populations.
  2. Learn about the different recommendations and nutrition timing standards for athletes in order to properly fuel performance.
  3. Recognize how to best utilize a variety of carbohydrates in order to obtain peak vitality.
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
First Time Attendee Event

RSVP Required

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kick-Off Party

All Attendees and Exhibitors Welcome

Location: JW Marrriott

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
RSCC Reception

RSCC Certification and RSVP Required

Location: JW Marrriott

Event Itinerary - Friday, January 11
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration/ Conference App Help Desk Open

Pick up your badge and ask us anything

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Coffee & Curls

Workout and/or join the Exhibitors for coffee in the Exhibit Hall

7:30 AM - 8:20 AM
Peer to Peer Discussion - Small College Strength & Conditioning Coach

All Small College Coaches Welcome

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Exhibitor Hall Open
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Bridge the Gap Lecture: The Art of Integration – Periodizing Speed, Power, & Strength in the Training Process
by Chris Bellon, PhD, CSCS & Brad DeWeese, EdD, MHS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Bridge the Gap Lecture

  1. Learn how to properly periodize speed tactics over a training season.
  2. Gain clarity on how to compliment and organize sprinting alongside strength training in order to optimize training economy.
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Secrets of the Chinese Gold Medal Factories
by Rett Larson

Lecture

  1. Uncover some of the daily habits and rituals that have helped Chinese athletes stand atop the podium.
  2. Challenge Western coaches’ assumptions about such topics as overtraining, early specialization, and athlete autonomy.
  3. Give insight to coaches who are contemplating the challenge of working abroad.
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Neuromuscular Responses and Adaptations to Maximal Strength/Power Training – From Theory to Application
by Ben Haines, PhD

Sponsored by 

Lecture

  1. Identify programming strategies to tackle the challenges associated with in-season force development/maintenance.
  2. Identify the neuromuscular fatigue and recovery profile from maximal strength/power training.
  3. Identify different strength/power adaptation time courses that occur in athletes from competing physiological backgrounds.
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Walking Tall Amongst Giants
by Steve Hess, CSCS, RSCC*E

Career Talk

  1. Learn how to create an authentic brand so you have multiple avenues to capitalize spiritually, emotionally, and financially during and after your strength and conditioning days start toning down.
  2. Learn how to create a brief within oneself that absolutely anything in attainable through the KEEP (knowledge, energy, enthusiasm, and passion) concept.
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
A Simple Method for Assessing Tri-Planar Core Stability
by Steven Rassel, CSCS,*D, RSCC

Hands-On

  1. Explain the importance of addressing training from a tri-planar perspective, and from an internal versus external loading standpoint.
  2. Describe and demonstrate a simple method for assessing tri-planar core stability.
  3. Discuss what to do with the data gathered, and how to allow the assessments to impact the individualization of the training program.
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
NSCA Coach of the Year Awards and Keynote Speaker
by Demarcus Ware
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Peer to Peer Discussion – High School Strength & Conditioning Coaches

All High School Coaches Welcome

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Front Loading for Speed Training
by Marisa Viola, CSCS

Hands-On

  1. Identify asymmetries in a speed warm-up.
  2. Learn simple and effective movements to correct speed work in a warm-up.
  3. Identify how to progress a warm-up into a speed session.
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Velocity Based Training in Professional Baseball
by Eric McMahon, MEd, CSCS, RSCC*D

Lecture

  1. Describe the use of velocity-based training technology in the weight room to modify and progress workouts.
  2. Identify the physiological and psychological benefits, as well as the challenges, associated with velocity-based training in professional baseball.
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Programming for the Novice Athlete
by Tex McQuilkin, CSCS

Lecture - High School

  1. Underline aspects of movement and programming that transform athleticism into a learned performance trait.
  2. Illustrate the four phases of the competitive lifecycle for sport athletes and what best fits the novice athlete.
  3. Empower coaches with strategies to best apply progressive overload to unlock the athletic potential of the novice athlete and support long-term trainability.
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Progressing Basics into an Applicable Read/React Format
by Justin Lovett, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Hands-On

  1. Teach and demonstrate the multiple directional drop-step.
  2. Progress the basic drop-step for use with open-ended reaction-based change of direction drills.
1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Resume Writing & Interview Skills
by Ron McKeefery, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D , Scott Caulfield, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D, Margaret Jones, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, Brian Thompson, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

Career Talk

  1. Define key elements of a strength and conditioning resume and how it differs from corporate America.
  2. Provide a framework for what a proper strength and conditioning resume should look like.
  3. Identify the goals for the interviewer and how the interviewee can best prepare.
  4. Discuss and provide examples of how an interviewee can make 3 – 5 impressions in the interview process.
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Coming Soon

Lecture - High School

TBD

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Bridge the Gap Practical: The Art of Integration – Periodizing Speed, Power, & Strength in the Training Process
by Chris Bellon, PhD, CSCS & Brad DeWeese, EdD, MHS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Hands-On

  1. Learn how to properly periodize speed tactics over a training season.
  2. Gain clarity on how to compliment and organize sprinting alongside strength training in order to optimize training economy.
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance
by Sue Falsone ,MS, PT, CSCS

Sponsored by Perform Better Logo

Lecture

  1. Describe the seven-part organizational system to bridging the gap from rehabilitation to performance.
  2. Identify one intervention for each section of the bridging the gap model.
  3. Discuss a progression through the bridge the gap model, given a specific case study of an athlete/patient with low back pain.
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Coming Soon
by Coming Soon
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
USA Football – American Development Model (LTAD)
by Andrew Ryland

Lecture - High School

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Coming Soon
by Coming Soon
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Exhibitor Reception

Complimentary Food and Drinks

Event Itinerary - Saturday, January 12
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Registration/ Conference App Help Desk Open

Pick up your badge and ask us anything

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Coffee & Kilos

Workout and/or join the Exhibitors for coffee in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Bridge the Gap Lecture: The Experience of Programming: The Why, The How & The Now
by Ashley Jones, MSc, CSCS, RSCC*E

Bridge the Gap Lecture

  1. Learn how to construct training programs that relate to the current training environment to optimize performance.
  2. Discover how to develop a taxonomy of exercise variations and training methods to assist in the “why,” “when,” and “how” of programming.
  3. Take part in a programming workshop in order to utilize the theory from the lecture into specific details of program development.
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
The Intersection of Therapy and Performance with the Oklahoma City Thunder
by Andrew Paul, DPT, MEd, CSCS

Lecture

  1. Understanding of the importance of the emerging role of the dual-credentialed Physical Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
  2. Identify communication strategies to help facilitate good relationships and player transitions between the medical and performance teams.
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
R7 Approach to Program Design
by Mike Robertson, CSCS

Lecture

  1. Learn how to design programs that follow a seamless and streamlined approach.
  2. Discover how to create a system for designing programs that ensures you do not miss any critical elements.
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Learning from Legends
by Including: Boyd Epley, MEd, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA, Meg Stone, MA, CSCS, RSCC*E, FNSCA, Al Vermeil, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

Sponsored by Gatorade Logo

Lecture

Learn from the movers and shakers at the forefront of strength and conditioning as they provide a historical perspective on the field’s evolution and share lessons learned.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
The Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training
by Paul Laursen, PhD

Lecture

  1. Identify the three key physiological targets of high-intensity interval training (HIIT).
  2. Learn how to design five key HIIT weapons (formats) using HIIT manipulation variables.
  3. Describe the five HIIT target types and their application in sport.
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Transfer of Training Leading into Skill Acquisition for Football
by Kurt Hester, CSCS

Lecture - High School

 

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Building a Model of Speed
by Lee Taft, MS, CSCS

Sponsored by Perform Better Logo

Hands-On

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Staying Impactful with Athletes
by Vernon Griffith, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D

Lecture - High School

  1. Learn how to provide communication methods and practices to effectively communicate with athletes.
  2. Learn how to establish trust and foster professional and personal relationships.
  3. Understand the stress effecting the mindset of a young athlete.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Warm Ups for Speed Development
by Scott Charland, MA, CSCS

Hands-On

  1. Introduce movement patterns that focus on speed development and can be easily placed into warm-up session prior to a conditioning workout or sport practice.
  2. Differentiate between warm-up protocols for in-season and off-season.
  3. Highlight speed development warm-ups that can be done in little space, or prior to resistance training sessions.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Creating a Niche in Online Training
by Dan Garner

Career Talk

  1. Learn how to stand out as an industry leader and expert online.
  2. Identify what mistakes to avoid when transitioning to an online business.
  3. Identify what steps you need to take in order to model a business around what you love.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Break
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Peer to Peer Discussion - Collegiate Strength & Conditioning

All College Coaches Welcome

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Age-Appropriate Dynamic Warm Up
by Kelli Selman, MS, CSCS

Hands-On

  1. Define elements of an effective, efficient, and ethical dynamic warm-up.
  2. Describe practical and science-based methods for age-specific dynamics.
  3. Demonstrate age-specific programming that targets all elements of athleticism.
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
50 Mistakes Young Coaches Make That Keep Them From Getting the Position They Want
by Brian Thompson, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

Career Talk

  1. Develop an understanding of how small mistakes can make a big difference.
  2. Gain knowledge of how the selection process works for employers.
  3. Learn how to apply better professionalism to get the positions you want.
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bridge the Gap Practical: The Experience of Programming: The Why, The How & The Now
by Ashley Jones, MSc, CSCS, RSCC*E

Hands-On

  1. Learn how to construct training programs that relate to the current training environment to optimize performance.
  2. Discover how to develop a taxonomy of exercise variations and training methods to assist in the “why,” “when,” and “how” of programming.
  3. Take part in a programming workshop in order to utilize the theory from the lecture into specific details of program development.
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Building a Model of Multi-Directional Speed
by Lee Taft, MS, CSCS

Sponsored by Perform Better Logo

Hands-On

Located at NIFS (National Institute of Fitness & Sport)

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Kettlebell Workshop
by Zar Horton

Hands-On

Located at NIFS (National Institute of Fitness & Sport)

Keynote DeMarcus Ware

Demarcus Ware head shot

Friday, January 11 10:30am 

DeMarcus Ware is widely regarded as one of the greatest defensive players in NFL History, and is projected to be a first-ballot NFL Hall of Fame candidate upon his eligibility in 2021.

DeMarcus was selected in the 1st round (11th overall) by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2005 NFL Draft and spent nine seasons with the franchise (2005 -2013). He is the Cowboys’ all-time leader in sacks (117) and forced fumbles (32). DeMarcus was signed by the Denver Broncos in 2014 where he helped lead the team to victory in Super Bowl 50.

Full Bio

Live Stream Information

2.0 Category A CEUs

Live stream pricing is the same as attending the event in person.

Live Stream schedule is pre-selected

One year access to the Live Stream Video Collection will be provided to both event and live stream registrants within 30 days of the event.

Live Stream Schedule

Event Itinerary - Thursday, January 10
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gatorade Forum: Building Blocks for Strength & Conditioning Coaches Success Sponsored by Gatorade

1:00-1:50  The Comprehensive Approach to the Complete Athlete

Bryan Doo, CSCS

2:00-2:50The Basics of Nutrition Intervention for a Successful Strength Program

TBD

3:00-3:50 How I Got Here:  Building a Successful Career as a Strength & Conditioning Coach

Including: Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA, Mike Favre, MEd, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D, Caitlin Quinn, CSCS, RSCC and Tim Roberts, CSCS



4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Bridging the Gap between the Latest Research and What Can be Implemented Now by Coaches
by Bryan Mann, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA
Event Itinerary - Friday, January 11
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Bridge the Gap Lecture: The Art of Integration – Periodizing Speed, Power, & Strength in the Training Process
by Chris Bellon, PhD, CSCS & Brad DeWeese, EdD, MHS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Neuromuscular Responses and Adaptations to Maximal Strength/Power Training – From Theory to Application Sponsored by Australia Strength & Conditioning Association
by Ben Haines, PhD
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
NSCA Coach of the Year Awards and Keynote Speaker
by Demarcus Ware
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Velocity Based Training in Professional Baseball
by Eric McMahon, MEd, CSCS, RSCC*D
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Programming for the Novice Athlete
by Tex McQuilkin, CSCS
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Coming Soon
by Andy Thomson
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Coming Soon
by SUE FALSONE,MS, PT, CSCS

Sponsored by Perform Better

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
USA Football – American Development Model (LTAD)
by Coming Soon
Event Itinerary - Saturday, January 12
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Bridge the Gap Lecture: The Experience of Programming: The Why, The How & The Now
by Ashley Jones, MSc, CSCS, RSCC*E
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
R7 Approach to Program Design
by Mike Robertson, CSCS
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
The Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training
by Paul Laursen, PhD
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Staying Impactful with Athletes
by Vernon Griffith, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Age-Appropriate Dynamic Warm Up
by Kelli Selman, MS, CSCS
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Building a Model of Multi-Directional Speed-Hands-on! Sponsored by Perform Better
by Lee Taft, MS, CSCS

Exhibitor Information

2019 Coaches Conference Exhibitor Information

Strength Coaches are eager to see the products you showcase. Interact with college and high school strength coaches, and educators in research. Attendees want to connect with you and your products.

Download the 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus for more detailed information regarding pricing, contract and sponsorship opportunities.

 Steps to exhibit:

  • Complete Exhibitor Prospectus (edible PDF)
  • Select your top (3) booth choices
  • Submit payment
  • Respond in a timely manner to request for communication to attendees and names for badges

Contact LaDonna Reed, Exhibit & Conference Manager at LaDonna.reed@nsca.com or

by calling 800-815-6826 ext. 166 to reserve your booth today. This show will sell out! 

Exhibitor Hours for Coaches Conference 2019

Stages

Times

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Exhibitor Move-In/Set Up: Pick up badges before entering

8:00am- 2:00pm

 

Exhibitor Hours:

3:00pm- 5:30pm

 

ALL exhibitors and attendees must vacate the exhibit hall

5:30pm

 

JW Marriott Kick-Off Party

(All exhibitors and attendees welcome)

6:00pm- 7:30pm

Friday, January 11, 2019

Exhibitor Hours:

7:00am-3:00pm

 

Keynote Speaker (Exhibitors are welcome to attend)

10:30am-11:20am

 

Break-time for all Exhibitors. Please vacate the exhibit hall

3:00pm

 

Exhibitor Thank You Party- Inside Exhibit Hall

(All exhibitors and attendees welcome)

5:30pm-7:00pm

**We will allow exhibitors entrance 15 minutes early to prep booths if you so choose. If not, enjoy the party!

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Exhibitor Hours:

7:30am- 2:00pm

 

Exhibitors Move-Out. Work with C1 Tradeshow on packing/shipping

2:00pm

 Event Opportunities – Have a creative way to get your brand to our members? Contact LaDonna.reed@nsca.com to discuss additional opportunities.

 Thank You for starting 2019 with the NSCA!

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