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Elitefts SPP: Ron McKeefery Interview

Interview with Ron McKeefery, Director of Sports Performance at Eastern Michigan University.

Topics in the Podcast

1. His Presentation at the 2014 NSCA Coaches Conference
"Only if you sacrifice for a cause will you truly love it"

3. The "How to" of relationship building.
"We are in this instant gratification society"

5. The 3 Roles of being a Strength Coach (Technician, Manager, Entrepreneur)

6. Paying your dues in the field.
"Seventeen years in this profession and I am just learning how to ask the right questions."

7. The Internship Program and Hiring Assistants
"I try to hire what I'm not."
"Hire slow and fire fast."

8. Coach McKeefery's Biggest Influences

9. The first things that need to happen when taking over a program.
"Get the right thought into the player's head instead of their own."

10. How the weight room relates to the field

11. The importance of the lifting partner

12. The Iron Game Chalk Talk, Strength on Demand, and his transparent view on why he started his website.

13. Coach's Future Speaking Engagements

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Direct download: Elitefts20SPP_20Ron20McKeefery20Interview.mp3
Category:Sports and Fitness -- posted at: 3:16pm EST

Interview with Megan Young, University of Aubrun Strength & Conditioning Coach

As a native of Durham, NC, Megan Young attended the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. There, she earned a B.A. in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science. She competed there as a NCAA Division I, varsity student-athlete, earning multiple awards in the Discus and Shot Put events. Megan went on to Baylor University to complete her master’s degree in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning. During that time she was a graduate teaching assistant and interned with the Baylor Athletic Performance Staff. Her duties were to assist with football and most Olympic sports teams. Coach Young is currently in her fifth year at Auburn University, where she is directly responsible for year-long programming and implementation of all strength and conditioning related activities for the Tigers’ women’s soccer and women’s basketball programs.  

 Coach Young is the Public Relations Director and serves on the Board of Directors for the Young Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. Coach Young has worked with multiple SEC conference and NCAA championship teams as well as professional athletes. Megan is currently working towards a PhD of Adult Education at Auburn University and holds the following certifications: NSCA CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), USATF, Coaches Course Certification, USAW, Weightlifting Level 1 Certification and CSCCa, Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified – John Stucky Award Recipient

 

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Direct download: Elitefts_SP_Episode_16.mp3
Category:Sports and Fitness -- posted at: 4:13pm EST

Mark Uyeyama Interview

Mark Uyeyama (ooh-ee-YAH-muh) is in his fifth season with the 49ers, and second as head strength and conditioning coach, after having served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2008-10. In 2011, Uyeyama was named Samson Equipment’s NFL Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly.

Uyeyama is responsible for overseeing the team’s strength and conditioning program, which includes strength, power development, speed, recovery and regeneration, as well as the nutritional program for the players. He brings an individualized approach to the strength and conditioning position within a team-based context.

Uyeyama served as San Francisco’s assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2008 to 2010 after having served as the head strength and conditioning coach at Utah State University from 2004 to 2007.

Uyeyama graduated from Utah in May of 2000 while working as a student assistant strength coach for two years. He then became a graduate assistant at USU before moving to another graduate assistant position at Arizona State from 2001 to 2003, when he was promoted to a full-time assistant.

Prior to working in the strength and conditioning field, Uyeyama played football at Butte Community College in Oroville, CA and Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD.

He earned a master’s degree in higher and post secondary education from ASU in May of 2003.

Uyeyama is married to his wife, Tara.

 

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Elitefts™ SPP on iTunes
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Mark Watts on Twitter
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Direct download: Elitefts_SP_Episode_21.mp3
Category:Sports and Fitness -- posted at: 1:47pm EST

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