New Beginnings – A Letter to My DHS Athletes

In early March of 2017 I officially accepted a new position in the field of Strength & Conditioning: a coordinator role in the Cleveland Indians organization. This, of course, now moves me from my most recent position, as the Director of Strength & Conditioning for DeLand High School. For most on the outside, this move…

The Best Coaching-Career Advice I’ve Ever Received

Choosing a career path in coaching is not a decision to be taken lightly. This profession comes with a hefty price tag, that of a strong-willed commitment to personal development and the improvement of each athlete in which a coach is responsible. This commitment takes great times, energy, financial resources, and mental reserves. The ladder that nearly…

4 Things I Learned Being The Youngest Coach on Staff

I’ve recently come to realize that my time working as a “young strength and conditioning coach” is slowly waning away. To be candid, I am 24-years old, and by no means do I consider myself an old coach, or even a veteran coach. But, for what seemed like the longest time I was always considered a young…

Learn on the Go – Podcasts of the Week #7 (Week of 6/6/16)

Whether it be the daily commute or early morning cardio, cooking dinner or doing the chores, walking the mall or relaxing poolside on a weekend – podcasts are a great way to conveniently sneak in a little extra learning for the week. In this weekly installment, I share with you a shortlist of listen-worthy podcasts – old and…

Learn on the Go – Podcasts of the Week #6 (Week of 5/30/16)

Whether it be the daily commute or early morning cardio, cooking dinner or doing the chores, walking the mall or relaxing poolside on a weekend – podcasts are a great way to conveniently sneak in a little extra learning for the week. In this weekly installment, I share with you a shortlist of listen-worthy podcasts – old and…