South Dakota 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.

December 02, 2023 | Sioux Falls, SD | 0.7 CEUs Category A


Augustana University - Elmen Center
2505 S Grange Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Hosted by:
Seth Daughters, MS, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, December 2
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Methods For Training Football
by Stephen Vassalotti, MBA, CSCS

This session will dive into the specifics of a collegiate program designed to prepare your players for the rigors of Fall. 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Physical Activity and Nutrition Can Save Lives of Tactical Professionals
by Allison Barry, PhD and Marni Shoemaker, PhD, RD, LN, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• The participants will learn why it’s essential for tactical professionals to have a well-developed health and wellness program
• The participants will learn how to measure and interpret needs assessments for tactical professionals

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Eccentric Training for Performance and Rehabilitation
by Shane Scholten, PhD

Learning Objectives:
• Define eccentric exercise and understand its use
• Understand the mechanisms behind muscular adaptation following eccentric exercise
• Devise exercises appropriate for specific performance and rehab outcomes

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Establishing a Sport Science Foundation
by Craig Lane, MSc, CSCS

Attendees will learn how to use readily available tools to improve their data analysis and sport science skills. We will discuss what sport science is, what it is not, and how to turn data into knowledge and knowledge into insight to improve athlete health, drive program design, and ensure athletes are as close to 100% as possible.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Developing the Non Strength and Conditioning Intern
by Kerry Brown, MS, CSCS

Learning Objectives:
• Develop coaching abilities with non S/C interns
• Learn movement/exercises unfamiliar to the intern to be able to coach the students
• Develop a skill set to work with all levels of students

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Programming and Managing Training for Variable Populations
by Taylor Summers, MS, CSCS, RSCC

Learning Objectives:
• Implementation of variations through evaluation and assessment of movement quality (ex. bilateral squat patterns)
• Exercise selection and progression of strength training (ex. unilateral lower body patterns)
• Identify unique qualities of the female and male athlete that determine exercise selection
• Challenging athletes with advanced training status while developing your beginners

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
The Role of Mobility in S&C
by Tommy Jensen, DC, CSCS

This session will discuss mobility and its role within strength and conditioning programming, exercise selection and exercise cueing. Understanding the definition and role of mobility and how to address mobility concepts as a Strength and Conditioning Professional will also be discussed.


Thru Nov 21 After Nov 21*
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).

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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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