NSCA Coaching Podcast

NSCA Coaching Podcast

7 Seasons

This is the NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, where strength and conditioning coaches share their experience, lessons learned, and advice about how to thrive in a highly competitive profession.

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  • Season 7 Episode 19 with Joey Greany

    Episode 19

    Catch up on this presentation from the 2024 NSCA Coaches Conference with Major League Baseball (MLB) Tampa Bay Rays Strength and Conditioning Coach, Joey Greany. Greany takes NSCA Coaching Program Manager, Eric McMahon, on a deep dive into plyometrics for a wide range of athletes. He also shares ...

  • Season 7 Episode 18 with Catherine Wallace

    Episode 18

  • Season 7 Episode 17 with Hannah Burkhart

    Episode 17

    In this episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast, we delve into one of the biggest topics in college sports today–Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL). Tune in to learn more about this game-changing development and its implications for college athletes. Hannah Burkhart, a graduate student in Sport Science...

  • Season 7 Episode 16 with Brijesh Patel

    Episode 16

    This episode of the NSCA’s Coaching Podcast features the 2024 NSCA College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, Brijesh Patel. Patel shares decades of wisdom and experience with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, including valuable lessons to support a fulfilli...

  • Gatorade Special Podcast with Bryan McCall

    In today's National Football League (NFL) world, teams are always on the lookout for the best talent. That is why strength and conditioning coaches are crucial in optimizing a prospect's value. This special episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast features NFL Combine expert, Bryan McCall, sharing d...

  • Season 7 Episode 15 with Carissa Gump

    Episode 15

    This episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast presents drug testing and anti-doping initiatives in elite sport. Team USA 2008 Olympian, Carissa Gump, discusses how her journey as an international level weightlifter led to her becoming an ambassador for fair competition. Gump shares lessons from overc...

  • Season 7 Episode 14 with Matt King

    Episode 14

    Hear from University of Connecticut (UCONN) Director of Football Strength and Conditioning, Matt King, as he reflects on milestones and mentors along his decade-plus coaching journey with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon. King discusses how his early exposure to stren...

  • Season 7 Episode 13 with Lilly Bernardi

    Episode 13

    In this episode, Lilly Bernardi, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Hofstra University, talks to Eric McMahon, the NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, about her journey from being an athlete to becoming a coach. Bernardi shares sentiments over losing her senior lacrosse sea...

  • Season 7 Episode 12 with Emily Schilling

    Episode 12

    In this episode, we learn from Emily Schilling, an Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach, who works with the Fighting Illini Volleyball Team. She shares her needs analysis for the growing sport of volleyball, with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, including though...

  • Season 7 Episode 11 with Kevin Neeld

    Episode 11

    Kevin Neeld, Head Performance Coach of the Boston Bruins National Hockey League (NHL) team, joins the NSCA Coaching Podcast to share about strength and conditioning practices in the NHL. Neeld connects with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, on his path to working in p...

  • Season 7 Episode 10 with Nicole Fowler

    Episode 10

    This episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast features Nicole Fowler, the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Phillips Exeter Academy. Fowler connects with the NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Staff, Eric McMahon and Kevin Gregory, about transitioning from collegiate coaching, at Merrimack Un...

  • Season 7 Ep 9a Gatorade Special Episode with Jeff Madden

    Episode 9

    Legendary strength and conditioning coach Jeff “Maddog” Madden sits down with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, and Gatorade Team Sports Manager, Jon Jost, to share stories and lessons from an over four-decade collegiate coaching career. This Gatorade Performance Part...

  • Season 7 Episode 9 with Rob Glass

    Episode 9

    Hear from the widely-respected, Rob Glass, Assistant AD for Athletic Performance at Oklahoma State University (OSU), an influential figure in the success of the OSU and University of Florida athletics programs over his four decades in the strength and conditioning profession. Coach Glass connects...

  • Season 7 Episode 8 with Jessica Burke

    Episode 8

    Jessica Burke is an experienced collegiate strength and conditioning coach, most recently at Penn State University, and a personal trainer. She joins the NSCA Coaching Podcast with a unique perspective on the state of the strength and conditioning profession. Burke shares her professional path wi...

  • Season 7 Episode 7 with Adam Parr

    Episode 7

    Learn about expanding developmental pathways and career opportunities within Major League Soccer (MLS) on this episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast. The Charlotte FC Head of Performance, Adam Parr, shares his experience with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, including...

  • Season 7 Episode 6 with Ashley Jackson

    Episode 6

    It is time to catch up with 2019 NSCA Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, Ashley Jackson, on her recent career move from the University of Michigan to Texas A&M, as the Assistant Director of Olympic Strength and Conditioning. Jackson talks with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science P...

  • Season 7 Episode 5 with Kerry Harbor

    Episode 5

    In this episode, we hear from Kerry Harbor, the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Winston-Salem State University, on his experience at the 2023 NSCA Coaches Conference. Coach Harbor shares with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, unique aspects of serving student-...

  • Season 7 Episode 4 with Tara De Leon

    Episode 4

    Meet Tara De Leon, a former collegiate strength and conditioning coach who now works as a personal trainer in Edgewater, Maryland. De Leon
    shares insight, with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, and episode co-host, NSCA Personal Training Program
    Manager, Blake Brigh...

  • Season 7 Episode 3 with Brady Howe

    Episode 3

    As performance staffs grow and develop, professional athletes today have a broad array of services and expertise available to them in the locker room and around competition. This episode features the Vice President of Health and Performance for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Phoenix Su...

  • Season 7 Episode 2 with Caitlin Quinn

    Episode 2

    In this episode, we catch up with 2014 NSCA Assistant College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, Caitlin Quinn, about her current position at Toyota Racing. Quinn shares her path from working for over a decade in collegiate athletics at Florida State University, to taking a leap into un...

  • Season 7 Episode 1 with Bill Foran

    Episode 1

    Veteran Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Bill Foran, joins the NSCA Coaching Podcast and reflects on a more than four-decade coaching career. Foran discusses his early beginnings teaching elementary school physical education, with NS...