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.
The CSCCa has a Continuing Education Units (CEU) program in place for maintaining SCCC certification. We are now well into the third and final year of the current 3-year CEU reporting period, which will end July 31, 2016. This program was implemented to further enhance the credibility and validity of the SCCC certification program as well as to meet ICE accreditation standards.
Troy Jorgensen, MSCC, believes part of earning the Master Strength & Conditioning Coach title of distinction is giving back to other coaches in the profession by helping them understand some of the lesser-understood elements of the job.
Kathy Crowe-Wagner, MSCC, is one of the few women to achieve the MSCC title of distinction. While she has faced many hurdles in her career, she says the profession isn’t biased based on gender. Rather, it’s biased based on work ethic and knowledge.
Tart cherries provide the foundation for a recovery drink that utilizes natural ingredients to help athletes recover faster and perform better.
Werksan Barbells provides strength and conditioning coaches with the highest quality plates and barbells, certified by the International Weightlifting Federation. They pride themselves on having “The World’s Toughest Barbell’s.”
After a long, draining football season, Iowa football director of strength and conditioning Chris Doyle helps his student-athletes recover by starting at square one and re-teaching them the basics.
Strength coaches occupy the role of life coach for student-athletes on a pretty consistent basis. When athletic performance coaches take a moment, sit back and reflect on how they touch the lives of student-athletes, it’s important for coaches to understand the tremendous impact they can have.
As a strength and conditioning coach, you must keep the health and safety of the athlete your primary concern as you develop and implement training programs designed to maximize athletic performance safely and effectively, and you must be prepared to defend your program/training regimen and philosophy, if necessary.