Connecticut State Clinic - ONLINE

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

June 04, 2021 | 0.6 CEUs Category A



The NSCA wants to assure you that your health, safety and well-being is our highest priority. We have determined it best to hold the event online via Zoom. We will notify you by e-mail with more details. Please visit the link below for Zoom Instructions.

**Registration will close June 3rd, 12pm Mountain Time. **

Zoom - Instructions HERE

Hosted by:
Joel DeMarco, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Friday, June 4 - Eastern Time Zone
8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Online Check-in
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome - NSCA Connecticut
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Vermiel’s Hierarchy of Athletic Development: An Organizational Structure for S & C Program Design Planning
by Rob Panariello, MS, CSCS

This presentation will provide the attendee with a description of Hall of Fame strength and conditioning Coach Al Vermeil's Hierarchy of Athletic Development, an organized structure of program planning that optimizes the enhancement of physical qualities that are essential for optimal athletic performance.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Understanding and Influencing ANS Balance
by Caitlin Quinn, MS, CSCS

This presentation will discuss Polyvagal Theory in an attempt to demystify ANS readiness and HRV measurements. The talk will also provide a few, easy to implement, techniques for activating the vagus nerve in order to balance sympathetic stress.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
How to Continue to Develop as a Coach at Any Level
by Brian Thompson, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

This presentation will discuss methods to continue to develop as a strength and conditioning coach throughout your career. Within this approach, attendees will learn the three key elements that contribute to success: Science, Application, and Coaching.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Game Pace Training
by Patrick Mediate, MEd, CSCS

This presentation outlines the process of creating a successful high school athletic program through systematic researched based strength & conditioning. It highlights the evolution of an integrated task oriented approach for the high school athlete to “Train like the game”.

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Baking with Data-Informed Decisions: The Recipe You Need to Make a Sports Science Cake Worth Eating
by Adam Virgile, MS, CSCS

In this presentation we will uncover the layers required to use sports science effectively. We will discuss the interplay between different sports science layers and how they are used to build a robust data-informed decision-making process.

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
You’ve Gone Pro, What’s Next
by Megan Young, MS, CSCS, RSCC

Comparing and analyzing differences in the collegiate and professional soccer setting. A discussion around considerations of conditioning, schedule, environment and population.

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Wrap Up


Thru May 25 After May 25
NSCA Member Rate $65 $95
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $85 $115


  • Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment
  • Cancellation Policy

    All refund requests must be submitted in WRITING and should include the reason for cancellation. NO refunds will be accepted via phone. A 50% refund will be granted on or before the early registration date. NO REFUNDS will be given after the early registration date. 

    You can submit your request to:  

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    As a registered attendee, will I receive a recording of the online event? 
    Yes. You will receive a recording within 1 week after the event to review anything you may have missed. You will have access for one year. 

    If I miss some of the online event will this affect my CEUs?
    No. You will receive a recording after the event to review anything you may have missed, therefore receiving the full Category A CEUs. 

    Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance? 
    Yes. A certificate will be emailed to you approximately 2 weeks after the event.

    How do I report my CEUs?
    The NSCA will automatically apply the CEUs to your NSCA Account. If you need to report CEUs elsewhere, you may use the Certificate of Attendance.

    Can anyone register for this event? 
    Yes. Anyone who is interested in an NSCA Event can register. 

    Do I need a Membership to register?
    No. You only need an NSCA Account to register. If you do not have one, you can create one for free.

  • Online Platform

    Zoom - Instructions HERE

    Your Zoom invitation will be sent to the email in your NSCA account the week prior to the event.  Be sure to check your spam folder.

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