Dr. Brian Hainline, chief medical officer of the NCAA, says that coaches need to become more educated about identifying performance enhancing drug usage and mental health issues. These are two ways coaches can make the athletic experience better for everyone involved.
University of Oregon director of strength and conditioning Jim Radcliffe is deeply committed to plyometric training. This type of training gets results for the Ducks’ football program, helping to make it one of the fastest, most agile football programs in the country.
Educating student-athletes on how to recover properly creates short-term and long-term benefits.
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.
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 – 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.
Kathy Crowe-Wagner, MSCC, is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Texas – Arlington. She primarily works with volleyball, softball, and track and field, but also has her finger on the pulse of all athletic performance. She is also a member of the CSCCa’s Certification Commission.
EliteForm defines modern technology for power and performance. It helps coaches recruit the modern athlete, amplifies competition during workouts, holds athletes accountable for every rep and set across the program, and provides not only individualized pre-workout personalization, but delivers post-workout analysis that is second to none.
Topical Gear’s revolutionary T:25 Technology trains key muscles to enhance performance and reduce risk of injury. Topical Gear was formed in 2010 by a team of professionals from the orthopedic sports medicine field. Collectively, this team of experts has over two centuries of knowledge in athletics training, biomechanics, product development, manufacturing and the pioneering of products.
The Fort Worth Omni is currently full but may have rooms open up over the coming weeks due to cancellations. The same situation applies for overflow hotels: Courtyard Fort Worth Downtown/Blackstone, Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel. We do have two additional overflow hotels, however, that are still accepting room reservations at a discounted rate for the 2016 CSCCa National Conference.