High Performance Lessons from Athlete Rehabilitation

Prior to 2017, I had barely any experience working with injured athletes, nor did I ever expect to take on a role where rehab would be an integral responsibility. However, as part of the hire into my role as Performance Coordinator with the Cleveland Indians (maybe officially the Cleveland ‘Guardians’ by the time you are…

Simplifying the “Sport Science” Process

Sport science is way more involved than I am about to portray it today, however, that does not mean that non-sport scientists — whether they be strength coaches, trainers, or sport coaches — can’t take some principles from the realm of sport science to apply to their own athletes, teams, and systems.

Taking the Fear Out of Data Collection in Sport: Part I – Quantifying the Game

Yes, getting GREAT at data collection, maintenance, analysis, and monitoring can certainly be challenging. However, collecting meaningful information to answer your sport-related questions isn’t about being great – it is about being CONSISTENT.

And, to be consistent we have to understand the value that collecting data can bring to our knowledge of the game, and to the coaching of our athletes.

Building Your First Training Data Dashboard in Excel

For those that follow me on social media, you’ll know just how much I enjoy sharing my own personal training content: videos from my sessions, templates as I create them, and more recently my dashboard with monitoring metrics. The latter tends to incite a lot of questions from those wondering where to begin when learning…

Finding the Strength to Face Depression and Anxiety

It has been quite some time since I have posted on my site, and nearly 2 years since I last wrote on the topic of mental health, depression, anxiety. I have waited so long to readdress this topic in long-form because the perfectionist in me has been looking for the right title, focus, and words…

18 Lessons Learned in 2018

Hard to believe that 2018 is nearly in our rear-view mirror. This year proved to be one of my life’s most challenging years yet. But, there is no growth without resistance, and for all of the challenging moments, there has been some significant professional and personal growth. I’ve learned a lot. More than I could…