Evan Simon, MSCC, is Director of Sports Performance for Davidson College. In this CSCCa Profiles With The Masters video, Coach Simon shares the best parts of being a strength coach, describes his concept of 360 Awareness, and explains what the CSCCa means to him.
In his video, which you can watch above, he answers the following questions. If you’d like to hear the answers to individual questions, click the links below.
- What do you love most about being a strength and conditioning coach?
- Describe the concept of 360 Awareness. How does it work?
- What advice can you give to young strength coaches?
- What does the CSCCa mean to you?
Simon was most recently the head football strength and conditioning coach at Oregon State, where he served with the Beavers since January 2015. Prior to OSU, Simon spent two years as the head strength and conditioning coach at Wisconsin, helping the Badgers to New Year’s Day appearances in both the Capital One and the Outback Bowl. Before Madison, Simon was the director of strength and conditioning at Utah State from August 2009-January 2013, and before that, served as an associate director for the strength and conditioning program at Utah, where he was part of a staff that went 13-0, defeated Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, and finished the season with a No. 2 national ranking, all following the 2008 season. A native of Lexington Park, Md., Simon is a 2002 graduate of Frostburg State (Md.) with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education, and earned his master’s degree in 2004 from Kentucky in exercise physiology.
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