Rocky Mountain Regional Conference / IN-PERSON

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.

December 11, 2021 | Centennial, CO | 0.8 CEUs Category A


Landow Performance
7347 S Revere Parkway, Unit B-400
Centennial, CO 80112

Hosted by:
Rachel Larson, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Kristin Heumann, PhD, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, December 11
7:40 AM - 8:10 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Curriculum Development for Strength and Conditioning in the High School Setting
by Justin Loudon, CSCS,*D, RSCC

This presentation will go over how to create a curriculum for the high school strength and conditioning classes. Topics will include: Having a Vision, Mission, and Core Values.

9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Progressions and Regressions of Strongman (hands-on)
by Heidi Campo, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

1. Develop a better understanding of how strongmen use implements to improve their strength and conditioning. How strength coaches can apply this to their athletes training for almost any sport. 2. Understand the progressions and regressions of the major movements.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Character and Synergy: This Is a Conversation About Developing Teams
by Marcus Goodloe, PhD

This session will deal with staffing and leading teams.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Taking the Athlete From “Functional to Optimal” (hands-on)
by Loren Landow, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E

Return to play considerations for athletes post lower extremity injury. Coach Landow will do a from the field practical presentation of how he progresses an athlete from the earliest stages of rehab to the final stages of rehab.

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Considerations for Metabolic Conditioning for MMA In and Out of Fight Camp (hands-on)
by Eric Telly, MAT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

During this session, you will learn metabolic conditioning programming for MMA fighters. This type of programming can be adapted for other athletes with similar needs.

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
How Do Youth Get Faster and Stronger? (hands-on)
by Kelli Selman, MS, CSCS

A discussion of the physiological mechanisms behind how each age group gains strength and speed through LTAD models. Following the discussion, a hands on demonstration of age-specific speed drills and strength training considerations will be performed.

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Prepared to Serve: Program Design for Firefighters
by Jim McDonald, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F

Teaching appropriate tactical training techniques that work as opposed to following the crowds in fad fitness.


Thru Nov 30 After Nov 30*
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $40 $50
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

*If sufficient quantities are unavailable, onsite and late registrants may not receive lunch, t-shirt, etc. (if applicable).

Register online above or use our PDF registration form and email to


  • Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment

    National Strength and Conditioning Association is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and discrimination-free experience for everyone at NSCA events. NSCA seeks to provide an event environment in which diverse attendees may learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in a professional atmosphere. NSCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of attendees in any form.

    To report an incident or problem at NSCA's 2021 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference:
    NSCA Onsite Contact:
    Rachel Larson, Rocky Mountain Regional Coordinator
    Phone: 480-862-4044 or

    Centennial, CO Contacts:
    Emergencies: 911

    Closest Hospital:
    Centennial Hospital
    14200 E Arapahoe Rd
    Centennial, CO  80112
    Phone: 303-699-3000

    Policy & Procedures
  • 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. 

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Will I receive the speaker PowerPoint presentations?
    If they are available, you will receive them via email within 2 weeks after the event.

    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.


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