Northern California State Clinic / 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.

October 08, 2022 | Atherton, CA | 0.7 CEUs Category A


Menlo College
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027

Hosted by:
Jess Sayo, MS, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, October 8
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Fueling Champions
by Stacy Fairey, MPH, RD

This presentation will provide an overview of how training influences energy and nutrient needs and explain basic nutritional strategies for optimal athletic performance.  Attendees will learn how nutrient needs of athletes change based on training intensity and periodization and why nutrition is important for recovery after training. The role of the sports dietitian in supporting the health and performance of athletes will also be discussed, and attendees will be given additional nutrition resources to use to support their own athletes when needed.

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Unlocking Health & Performance through Coaching, Wearables and HRV
by Justin Leach, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D

This session will deal with empowering sustainable habit change through individualized coaching to improve recovery, sleep optimization and performance, as measured through HRV monitoring. Product demo and review of HRV and 8 controllable factors that influence HRV will also be included. 

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Creating Equity and Expanding Strength and Conditioning
by Bruce Pruiett, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Present ideas of how to expand strength and conditioning (S&C) in CA and at the small college level
• How to give new, young coaches an opportunity to learn and coach
• Give student-athletes an opportunity to learn about S&C
• Share S&C knowledge and coaching with schools who have less resources

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Lunch (provided)
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
You Wear Your Resume on Your Back
by Abe Munayer, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• How to excel in your life
• The art and value of building relationships/networking in the field
• Shortcomings of the "grass is greener" mentality
• Finding and living in purpose and pouring that into your field of work
• Being yourself and genuine in a world of materialism and comparison
• "Dream Jobs"

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Velocity Based Training at the High School Level
by Jake Siebert, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC

This presentation will cover basic principles of Velocity Based Training and how they are applied to the periodization scheme at Saint Francis High School.

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Reverse Engineering Offseason Training Using GPS Tracking
by Brian Johnson, CSCS

Coach Brian Johnson will be presenting a comprehensive approach on GPS data tracking used in college football off-season training. He will explain how he utilizes this data to develop training programs for football and team sport athletes.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
In-Season Development for the Professional Baseball Player
by Adam Noel, MA, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Explain the long-term development from draft to big leagues
• Lay out the on-boarding process for a newly drafted player
• Review pre-season and in-season testing protocols
• Review the overall objective for a baseball player's in-season training plan
• Discuss how testing protocols will dictate weight room prescription


Thru Sept 27 After Sept 27*
NSCA Member Rate $75 $110
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $95 $130

*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


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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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