Top 25 Food Choices For High Performance Athletes

Healthy eating habits play a valuable role in the pursuit of excellent performance. Coaches are responsible for providing athletes with the support they require to be successful. A good coach provides the education, assessment, and support necessary to reshape nutritional habits. Performance nutrition education focuses on three primary goals: proper meal planning, balance and variety in food choices, and positive eating habits.

Ethan Reeve, Stacey Torman Elected To Lead CSCCa

Ethan Reeve, Assistant Director of Athletics, Sports Performance, at Wake Forest University, was recently elected to serve as President of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) by the organization’s 14-member Board of Directors. Stacey Torman, Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sport at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, was elected as the organization’s Vice President.

Overtime Rules: How They Affect You

It was recently announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has authorized an increase in the maximum annual salary level to $47,476 to go into effect December 1, 2016, under which over-time pay is required for salaried workers. We have had several coaches ask us how this will affect strength and conditioning coaches whose salaries fall under this level.

How To Obtain SCCC Certification

Amid new NCAA mandates concerning strength and conditioning certification aimed at improving player safety and protecting institutions, the CSCCa would like to provide some insight into obtaining its gold-standard SCCC certification.

Training The Chain

When Dr. Pat Ivey arrived at the University of Missouri during the spring of 2004, the first training he emphasized was posterior chain training. Ivey, who holds the titles of MSCC and Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Performance at Missouri, focused on training the chain to build a foundation. After all, he says, that is where the power comes from.

Welcome To The 2016 CSCCa National Conference

Welcome to the 2016 CSCCa National Conference – the 16th annual national conference of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa)! As we approach the national conference each year, I reflect and marvel upon the growth this association has experienced. I vividly remember the organization’s first national conference, which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in May 2001.