In this CSCCa Profiles With The Masters, Deppe shares how her former strength coach shaped her desire to serve others and how coming out as gay showed those she serves that pushing the envelope of one’s comfort zone can positively impact the people around you.
In this CSCCa Profiles With The Masters video, Alabama’s Michelle Diltz, MSCC, explores what solidified her desires to be a strength and conditioning coach after facing some pre-pandemic doubts and provides some advice for newer strength coaches in the profession.
Stephanie Sharpe, MSCC, is Assistant Director for Athletic Performance with Tarleton State University. In this Masters Profile, Coach Sharpe shares how she was introduced to the field of strength and conditioning, how she connects with student-athletes and shapes the environment within her weight room, and what the CSCCa means to her.
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.
As the 2022 winner of the Gatorade Young Achievement Award from the CSCCa, Wittenberg’s head strength coach Mark Uptegraff, SCCC, describes the role that mentors have played in both his life and career, shares practical ideas for aspiring strength coaches to progress in the profession, and explains what winning the Gatorade Young Achievement Award means to him.
Greg Werner, MSCC, is Senior Director, S/C, Women’s Basketball with Virginia Tech. In this Masters Profile, Coach Werner describes what it really means to be a mentor, shares how young strength coaches can advance within their professional careers, and explains his role in nominating the winner of the 2022 Gatorade Young Achievement Award with the CSCCa.
David Bass, MSCC, is Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance with Wake Forest University. In this Masters Profile, Coach Bass shares what he’s learned from his mentors, his best advice for young coaches just entering the profession, and what the CSCCa means to him.
Rod Cole, MSCC, is Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance with Tarleton State University. In this Masters Profile, Coach Cole reflects on his decades of experience in coaching, shares what it takes to be a great strength coach, and explains the value of the CSCCa.