Delaware/Maryland State Clinic

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.

March 30, 2024 | Towson, MD | 0.8 CEUs Category A


Towson University
Burdick Hall
Towson, MD 21204

Hosted by:
Julia Olsen, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D 
Yaw Baidoo, MS, CSCS


Event Itinerary - Saturday, March 30
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Self Audit of a Division 1 Basketball Training Program - Off-Season to Post-Season
by Amit Vohra, MS, CSCS, RSCC
  • Guiding principles
  • Agile coaching/progamming
  • Identifying key performance indicators
  • Collaborating with your high performance team
  • Off-season, pre-season, in-season training
  • Winning and learning - what's wrong or right
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
The Benefits of Fitness and Living With CAD (Coronary Artery Disease)
by Larry E. Harris, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D
  • The role of heredity in CAD
  • The role of rehabilitation in recovery
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Understanding Practice and Competition Loads for Collegiate Lacrosse Players
by Sean Collins, PhD, CSCS,*D
  • Understand the unique on field demand of lacrosse players
  • Understand the nuances of different positional demands
  • How to interpret these demands into training programing
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Exploring Components of Fitness/Athletic Development Through Resistance Training Competencies (hands-on)
by James McFarland, MEd, CSCS
  • Explore an established set of resistance training competencies
  • Explore the value of competencies in programming and building resistance training skills literacy
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Empowering Clients: The Science and Practice of Intuitive Eating for Trainers
by Tara De Leon, MS, CSCS, RSCC
  • Provide an understanding of the science behind intuitive eating, emphasizing its physiological and psychological aspects
  • Equip trainers with practical tools and strategies to integrate intuitive eating principles into their clients’ nutrition plans
  • Address common misconceptions related to nutrition and guide trainers in helping clients establish a positive relationship with food
  • Demonstrate how intuitive eating can enhance athletic performance and support fitness goals, fostering a balanced approach to nutrition
  • Foster awareness of cultural and individual variations in intuitive eating, enabling trainers to tailor advice to diverse client needs
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Strength Training on a Budget: Med Ball, Kettle Bell, and Body Weight Exercises (hands-on)
by Steve Smith, EdD, CSCS, RSCC
  • Incorporate bodyweight exercise into program design
  • Implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program with few resources
  • Incorporate other inexpensive tools (med balls, kettle bells, sledge hammer, etc.)
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
How to Excel in Any Role
by Courtney Halford, MS, CSCS
  • Explore pros and cons of servant leadership in an s&c environment
  • Make the most of your current role
  • Take "other duties as assigned" into your own hands
  • Learn tips to set your future-self up for success
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Building a Strength and Conditioning Department
by Jordan Downes, MS, CSCS
  • Understand the impact of building relationships
  • The importance of finances for the department
  • Programming and measurements that matter


Thru March 19 After March 19*
NSCA Member Rate $85 $125
Student Rate $30 $40
Non-Member Rate $105 $145

*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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