Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.50: Marisa ”Coach V” Davis - Georgetown University

Episode #2.50: Marisa ”Coach V” Davis - Georgetown University

September 18, 2021
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Coach Marisa "Coach V" Davis is a Sports Performance Coach at Georgetown University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Coach V Talks to us about:
  • How to integrate your expertise and experience to an already successful program
  • What it’s like to get back to coaching after taking an extended break
  • and why it is so important to find the right fit when you're looking at a new place of Employment
 
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Episode #2.49: Angie Brambley-Moyer - Princeton University

Episode #2.49: Angie Brambley-Moyer - Princeton University

September 12, 2021
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Coach Angie Brambley-Moyer is the Associate Head Coach - Strength and Conditioning at Princeton University
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Brambley-Moyer Talks to us about:
  • How a trusting relationship with the head coach and the athletes takes time, and a lot of listening, to build up.
  • How her appreciation of her place of employment has allowed for a career that spans nearly two decades, at one school.
  • and how she's been able to evolve as a coach and become a senior leader within the entire athletics department, and helps lead her school into future.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.48: Adam Feit -  Springfield College

Episode #2.48: Adam Feit - Springfield College

September 5, 2021
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Coach Adam Feit is the Assistant Professor of Exercise Science & Fieldwork Coordinator at Springfield College
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Feit Talks to us about:
  • How he's able to create a positive environment having a spouse that is a high level operator in the same profession.
  • His recipe for success on how he's been able to reinvent himself multiple times within our profession, to match his "allspark"
  • and a real world look into what it takes to succeed at the NFL, Collegiate, Academic, and Business World.
 
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Episode #2.47: Joe Quinlin - Northwest Missouri State University

Episode #2.47: Joe Quinlin - Northwest Missouri State University

August 22, 2021
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Coach Joe Quinlin is the Head Strength and Conditioning at Northwest Missouri State University
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Quinlin Talks to us about:
  • How he built a prolific strength and conditioning program from scratch
  • How he's able to keep multiple dynastic championship teams focused on growth and improvement
  • and how he's able to communicate failure and it's lessons with the up and coming coach
 
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Episode #246: Brandon Stephens - Idaho State University

Episode #246: Brandon Stephens - Idaho State University

August 14, 2021
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Coach Stephens is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Idaho State University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Stephens Talks to us about:
  • How working in his dad's business helped him learn early on how to manage a staff, and the value of hard work.
  • How he was able to fast track his way from assistant to head strength coach at a new school, in a matter of months.
  • and how your support network can prolong careers, especially through the difficult times.
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All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.45: Adam Long - Clear Lake Athletics & Wellness (IA)

Episode #2.45: Adam Long - Clear Lake Athletics & Wellness (IA)

August 7, 2021
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Coach Adam Long is the Executive Director at Clear Lake Athletics & Wellness Center
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Long Talks to us about:
  • How to get out of your comfort zone as a coach, and learn a new skillset that forces to adapt.
  • How to hire a staff on trust, and let that staff complete the job using their own skills and experiences, with no micromanaging.
  • and being upfront and honest, up and down the ladder at work, is the best way to build a culture of success.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
 
Episode #2.44: Aaron Siekmann - Concordia University Wisconsin

Episode #2.44: Aaron Siekmann - Concordia University Wisconsin

August 1, 2021
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Coach Siekmann is the Director of Human Performance at Concordia University Wisconsin.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Siekmann Talks to us about:
  • How to stay true to yourself and trust your abilities, when you get hired on to your dream job.
  • How he manages the operations of over 30 teams and over 700 athletes, with just himself and a graduate assistant
  • and How being in the middle of organized chaos is the best teacher for learning how to coach.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.43: Zach Even-Esh - The Underground Strength Gym/Middletown High School South (NJ)

Episode #2.43: Zach Even-Esh - The Underground Strength Gym/Middletown High School South (NJ)

July 25, 2021
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Coach Even-Esh is the Founder/Owner of the Underground Strength Gym and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Middletown High School South.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Even-Esh Talks to us about:
  • How he made the big time where he is at starting a new position as a strength coach at a public high school.
  • And he elaborates on what it means to coach athletes like how you would want your own children to be coached.
  • And we have a rare candid conversation about salaries in our profession.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.42B: Joe Kenn and Peter Kenn - Dynamic Fitness & Strength, Iowa State University

Episode #2.42B: Joe Kenn and Peter Kenn - Dynamic Fitness & Strength, Iowa State University

July 18, 2021
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Coach Joe Kenn  is the Vice President of Performance Education at Dynamic Fitness and Strength.
Coach Peter Kenn is an Olympic Strength and Conditioning Intern at Iowa State University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Joe Kenn and Coach Peter Kenn finish our talk about
  • What it's like to be a director, and how to draw from your previous experiences to create the leadership style for your program.
  • The "death" of the GA position and how to decipher the many different types of experiences young coaches are facing today.
  • and learn how to give self criticism, and how to better know your roll, and manage your expectations.
Episode #2.42A: Joe Kenn and Peter Kenn - Dynamic Fitness & Strength, Iowa State University

Episode #2.42A: Joe Kenn and Peter Kenn - Dynamic Fitness & Strength, Iowa State University

July 11, 2021
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Coach Joe Kenn is the Vice President of Performance Education at Dynamic Fitness and Strength.
Coach Peter Kenn is an Olympic Strength and Conditioning Intern at Iowa State University.
 
In this very special episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Joe Kenn and Coach Peter Kenn talk to us about.
  • The Value of how much you can learn by Coaching multiple sports at the DII Level,  IAA
  • Also there is a discussion on what its like trying work your way up the ladder in the current state of our profession, and how to manage that.
  • And how to understand our job as a business transaction while working in our profession.
 
This is a must listen to episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0!
Episode #2.41: Matthew Johnson - Butler University

Episode #2.41: Matthew Johnson - Butler University

June 27, 2021
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Matthew Johnson is the Men's Basketball  Strength and Conditioning at Butler University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Johnson talks to us About:
  • How taking care of your own health, is the most important thing you can do to prolong your high-level career.
  • How  giving back to his community drives him in is service endeavors.
  • And why it's important to be a great person for not only your athletes, but administrators, coaches, and family.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.40: Adam Ringler - University of Colorado

Episode #2.40: Adam Ringler - University of Colorado

June 13, 2021
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Adam Ringler is the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Colorado.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Ringler talks to us About:
  • How growing up in a generation, that was on the forefront of new technology, started his passion of sports science.
  • How old school S&C and new School Sports Science can work together to create something special
  • And how a some simple and cost-effective sports science modalities can make the biggest impact for your program.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.39B: Joey Bergles - J.J. Pearce High School (TX)

Episode #2.39B: Joey Bergles - J.J. Pearce High School (TX)

June 6, 2021
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Joey Bergles  is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at JJ Pearce High School (TX)
 
In this special Two-Part Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Bergles talks to us About:
  • His evolution on coaching cues and progressions with his implementation of the Functional Range Systems.
  • How drilling fundamental movements across all sports at the start, allows for long term buy-in
  • And the benefits of daily critical thinking about your coaching experiences.
 
All this, on this special two-part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.39A: Joey Bergles - J.J. Pearce High School (TX)

Episode #2.39A: Joey Bergles - J.J. Pearce High School (TX)

May 30, 2021
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Joey Bergles is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at JJ Pearce High School (TX)
 
In this special Two-Part Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Bergles talks to us About:
  • How he's innovating and implementing a 6-7  year development program, starting at the middle school level
  • How he manages and motivates 300 athletes a day, with life skills in the weight room
  • And he focuses on long-term healthy movement and consistency for increases in KPI's
 
All this, on this special two-part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.38: Brock Behrndt - South Dakota School of Mines

Episode #2.38: Brock Behrndt - South Dakota School of Mines

May 21, 2021
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Brock Behrndt  is the Director of Performance at the South Dakota School of Mines.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Behrndt talks to us About:
  • How winning multiple national championships as a player helps him establish that standard as a coach.
  • Hpw he evolved as a coach going from a military academy to a STEM school.
  • And how to use social use social media as a tool to create a digital resume.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.37: Allen Hedrick - Colorado State University - Pueblo (Retired)

Episode #2.37: Allen Hedrick - Colorado State University - Pueblo (Retired)

May 15, 2021
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Allen Hedrick is a recently retired Head Strength and Conditioning at Colorado State University - Pueblo.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Hedrick talks to us About:
  • How he was able to build a multi-decade career as a strength and conditioning coach, by staying true to himself.
  • How to prevent burn-out by really loving what you do.
  • And what his mindset was for preparing a team, after winning a national championship.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.36: Taryn Eubanks - Performance Medicine and Sports Therapy

Episode #2.36: Taryn Eubanks - Performance Medicine and Sports Therapy

May 8, 2021
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Coach Taryn Eubanks is a Conditioning and Performance Coach at Performance Medicine and Sports Therapy in Frisco, Texas
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Eubanks talks to us About:
  • How she carved her niche by bridging the gap between rehab and strength and conditioning.
  • How working as a high school performance coach impacted her coaching with the professional athlete.
  • And how she plans to lead by example being a female in our industry.
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.35: Tyler Friedrich - Stanford University

Episode #2.35: Tyler Friedrich - Stanford University

May 2, 2021
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Coach Friedrich is the Director of Olympic Sports Performance and Applied Sports Science at Stanford University.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Friedrich talks to us About:
  • How he finds the right fit, when finding coaches, to join one of the largest olympic strength staffs in the country.
  • How a staff can start up a sports science program, thats simple, and cost effective.
  • And what the culture looks like when working with athletes at a highly academic school, and how to navigate what's right for the athlete, versus what's wanted by the strength coach.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.34: CPT Anna Zamora - United States Army

Episode #2.34: CPT Anna Zamora - United States Army

April 24, 2021
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CPT Anna Zamora is a Holistic & Fitness Project Officer for the United States Army.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Captain Zamora talks to us About:
  • How she used her experience as a soldier to help her become a better collegiate coach, and how being a collegiate coach helped train soldiers.
  • How to better understand the dynamic of training soldiers versus collegiate athletes.
  • And how she's helping the army change their fitness standards after 100 years, to a more holistic approach including nutrition, and sports medicine, along with strength and conditioning.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.33: Daniel Darcy - Lamar University

Episode #2.33: Daniel Darcy - Lamar University

April 18, 2021
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Daniel Darcy is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at Lamar University.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Darcy talks to us About:
  • How he manages the programming and coaching of multi-sports, including football, as a Division I Head Strength Coach
  • His hiring process when looking for quality coaches that are looking to join his staff.
  • And how he became a better administrator to keep his strength program moving forward.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.32: Chris Romano - Walton High School (GA)

Episode #2.32: Chris Romano - Walton High School (GA)

April 10, 2021
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Chris Romano is the Strength and Conditioning Coach Walton High School, in Marietta Georgia.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Romano talks to us About:
  • The increased demand and the importance of the High Strength and Conditioning Coach.
  • How developing a robust middle school performance program, sets the ultimate foundation for the high performance coach.
  • And he addresses common misconceptions of the high school strength coach.
 
All this, in another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.31: Michael Silbernagel - University of Mary

Episode #2.31: Michael Silbernagel - University of Mary

April 4, 2021
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Michael Silbernagel is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Mary
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Silbernagel talks to us About:
  • The amount of hard work and detail needed when building a strength and conditioning program from scratch.
  • How to go about negotiating with administration to advance your program.
  • And how goes about allowing his assistants to make their own mistakes, ton their path to becoming a complete coach.
 
All this, in another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.30: Ryan Metzger - Clemson University

Episode #2.30: Ryan Metzger - Clemson University

March 27, 2021
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Ryan Metzger is the Senior Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Clemson University.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Metzger talks to us About:
  • How she developed and runs one of the top strength and conditioning internship programs in the country.
  • She will also talk about her onboarding system for her athletes that allows for autonomy during workouts.
  • And she tells us a story about how working out with her older siblings ignited the fire that would later lead her to the strength and conditioning profession.
 
All this, in another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.29: Mark Mitchell - Southern Methodist University

Episode #2.29: Mark Mitchell - Southern Methodist University

March 21, 2021
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Mark Mitchell is the Director of basketball Athletic Performance at Southern Methodist University.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Mitchell talks to us About:
  • How he utilizes his all 5 days of the week to keep his team primed and ready during the basketball season.
  • How giving a young coach the freedom to struggle and make their own mistakes allow them to find out what kind of coach they are.
  • And he tells us a story on how sometimes it's better to be patient while you work towards your dream job.
 
All this, in another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.28 Part 2: Ron Thomson - (Retired) New Mexico Highlands University

Episode #2.28 Part 2: Ron Thomson - (Retired) New Mexico Highlands University

March 13, 2021
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Ron Thomson  is a recently retire Legend in the field of Strength and Conditioning . He's known as the Architect because he's been the founding member of so many strength and conditioning programs.
 
In part 2 of this special episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Thomson talks to us About:
  • The Evolution and trends of our industry in 2021.
  • Some practical advice for coaches trying to navigate their way though our industry.
  • And some stories from the golden age of strength and conditioning.
 
All this, in a special two part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.28 Part 1: Ron Thomson - (Retired) New Mexico Highlands University

Episode #2.28 Part 1: Ron Thomson - (Retired) New Mexico Highlands University

March 7, 2021
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Ron Thomson is a recently retire Legend in the field of Strength and Conditioning . He's known as the Architect because he's been the founding member of so many strength and conditioning programs.
 
In this special, two part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Thomson talks to us About:
  • Some of the life lessons he's learned through his incredible career that spans more than 30 years.
  • How he's learned to work with administration at every level of our profession throughout his career building strength programs.
  • And he'll share some insight into what separates the good from the great, not matter the level of competition.
 
All this, in a special two part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.27: Jordan Alcantar - Loyola Marymount University

Episode #2.27: Jordan Alcantar - Loyola Marymount University

February 27, 2021
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Jordan Alcantar is an Assistant Sports Performance Coordinator for Loyola Marymount University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Alcantar Talks to us About:
  • How starting a collegiate strength and conditioning program better prepared him for the job he has now.
  • How having a mindset of being an educator can have a positive impact on weight room culture.
  • And how having a work history in sports medicine helped him create the ultimate relationship between strength and conditioning and athletic training and physical therapy.
 
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.26: Hewitt Tomlin - Teambuildr

Episode #2.26: Hewitt Tomlin - Teambuildr

February 21, 2021
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Hewitt Tomlin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Teambuildr. A software company for the strength coach.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Hewitt Talks to us About:
  • The latest trends in sports science, and programming, and the demands of the strength and conditioning profession during covid.
  • He will also take us show the decision making, of an entrepreneur,  who's main customer is the strength and conditioning coach.
  • And some practical advice on how to make a side hustle that you're passionate about, and turn it into a main hustle.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.25: Sean Conaty - University of Buffalo

Episode #2.25: Sean Conaty - University of Buffalo

February 13, 2021
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Coach Sean Conaty is the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of Buffalo.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Conaty Talks to us About:
  • How to successfully transition into a leadership role at a new university, by working with the current strength staff and administrators.
  • How being in the roll of intern/assistant and working your way up, helps develops the type of leader you become.
  • And how early on, choosing a DIII school versus a DI school allowed him master programming that would later help him land his dream job.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.24: Kajsa Bank - Hittarps IK (Sweden)

Episode #2.24: Kajsa Bank - Hittarps IK (Sweden)

February 6, 2021
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Coach Kajsa Bank is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Hittarps IK, a professional soccer club in Sweden. She is also the owner of Fitness in the Bank.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Bank Talks to us about:
  • Her transition from collegiate strength and conditioning in America, to Professional Strength and Conditioning in Sweden.
  • The creative ways needed to program for a professional team that has an age range from 15 years old to 45 years old.
  • And her take on how to launch a successful fitness company..
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.23: Logan Jones - Arizona Diamondbacks

Episode #2.23: Logan Jones - Arizona Diamondbacks

January 30, 2021
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Coach Logan Jones is a Sports Performance Coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks' Minor League affiliate. 
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Jones Talks to us About:
  • How the human connection is universal no matter the level of athlete.
  • The differences is training between international and domestic athletes
  • And the revolutionary Next Gen program creates an internship by merging all aspects of the sports medicine team.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.22: Kevin Cronin - UMass - Lowell

Episode #2.22: Kevin Cronin - UMass - Lowell

January 23, 2021
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Coach Kevin Cronin is the Head Sports Performance Coach at the UMASS - Lowell.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Cronin Talks to us about:
  • What to focus on if you find yourself as the first strength and conditioning coach at your school
  • How a brief stint in the private sector provided a great experience in management and logistics
  • And some perspective on how to go about finding context for things you see online.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.21: Gage Rosier - William Jewell College

Episode #2.21: Gage Rosier - William Jewell College

January 16, 2021
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Coach Gage Rosier is the Director of Athletic Performance at William Jewell College.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Rosier Talks to us About:
  • How he built up an NCAA Strength and Conditioning program by learning to be a good administrator.
  • How being creative, and being a problem solver is a key ingredient to developing a program.
  • And how growing up on a farm, fanned the flame of entrepreneurial endeavors, that can help create longevity in our profession.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0!
Episode #2.20: Andrea Hayden - Minnesota Twins

Episode #2.20: Andrea Hayden - Minnesota Twins

January 10, 2021
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Coach Andrea Hayden is the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball Team.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Hayden Talks to us About:
  • How to show value within our scope as we look to integrate strength and conditioning and sports medicine
  • How listening to you athletes is a key building block of culture, no matter the level you work out at.
  • And insight on her decision making process for choosing courage over comfort, has led her to success.
All this, in another new episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0.
Episode #2.19: Tom Morris - Indiana University

Episode #2.19: Tom Morris - Indiana University

January 3, 2021
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Coach Tom Morris is Senior Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Performance at the Indiana University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Morris Talks to us About:
  • How finding a side hustle, and balance are crucial for longevity in the coaching profession.
  • The importance of humility for the intern, the assistant, and the head strength and conditioning coach.
  • And listen in to his story of resilience, that is one of the most inspiring and motivating true stories, in strength and conditioning.
All this, as we welcome back new episodes of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0. , and get you ready to take on 2021!
Episode #2.18: Stephen Reich - Grand Canyon University

Episode #2.18: Stephen Reich - Grand Canyon University

December 13, 2020
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Coach Reich is an Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Grand Canyon University.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Reich Talks to us About:
  • How the school's student athlete culture can help assist for a smoother transition at a new job
  • The positive characteristics of successful a intern
  • And the importance of genuine interactions for networking.
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.17 Part 2: Tim Caron - Allegiate Gym

Episode #2.17 Part 2: Tim Caron - Allegiate Gym

December 5, 2020
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Coach Tim Caron is the Co-Founder and Head Strength and Conditioning at Allegiate Athletic Strength and Fitness in California.
 
In Part-Two of our Special Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Caron Talks to us about:
  • The current state of the job market in the strength and conditioning profession
  • The amount of focus and continuous development needed to continue to grow as a strength coach
  • And how having courage through adversity will help you carve your own path.
All this, in part-two of this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
 
Episode #2.17 Part 1: Tim Caron - Allegiate Gym

Episode #2.17 Part 1: Tim Caron - Allegiate Gym

November 28, 2020
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Coach Tim Caron is the Co-Founder and Head Strength and Conditioning at Allegiate Gym in California.
 
In this special two-part episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Caron Talks to us about:
  • How becoming uncomfortable with evaluations of performance is something to strive for
  • The light bulb moment that lead to the idea of the muscle mentorship
  • And the benefits and science behind pushing your body to the limits.
All this, on part-one of this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.16: Bret Miguez - Walker High School (La.)

Episode #2.16: Bret Miguez - Walker High School (La.)

November 21, 2020
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Coach Miguez is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Walker High School (La.):
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Miguez Talks to us About:
  • How he’s been able to create a great weight room culture, at a high school, after years as a collegiate performance coach.
  • The differences and similarities between the high school athlete and the collegiate athlete.
  • And the importance of making it big where you’re at.
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.15: Donnie Maib - University of Texas

Episode #2.15: Donnie Maib - University of Texas

November 15, 2020
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Coach Maib is the Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Performance at the University of Texas.
 
On this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Maib Talks to us about:
  • What characteristics he looks for when hiring a new coach
  • The important place that adversity has for those that become leaders
  • And the calling in our industry to help build up other coaches that guides him.
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0!
Episode #2.14: Blair Wagner - DIA Sports Performance

Episode #2.14: Blair Wagner - DIA Sports Performance

November 8, 2020
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Coach Wagner is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of DIA Sports Performance
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Wagner talks to us about:
  • The importance of focusing on having a daily positive impact on the athletes he coaches
  • How having a realistic financial strategy helped keep his sports performance business thriving
  • And the importance of solving problems on your own helps creates a path for innovation in your program.
All this on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.13: Trevor Klump - University of Detroit Mercy

Episode #2.13: Trevor Klump - University of Detroit Mercy

November 1, 2020
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Coach Trevor Klump is the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Detroit - Mercy.
 
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Klump talks to us about:
  • How seizing an opportunity to operate as a director, helped him prepare for his current role
  • How beneficial it is to always find different ways to help move the strength program forward
  • And how, no matter what your role is, plan and act like a leader to set a standard.
 
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0!
Episode #2.12: Stephanie Mock - Mississippi State University

Episode #2.12: Stephanie Mock - Mississippi State University

October 25, 2020
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Coach Mock is the Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning at Mississippi State University.
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Mock talks to us about:
  1. Her focus on developing her staff to be leaders in the profession.
  2. How she strives to have her athletes be internally driven to be elite
  3. And how coaching many different types of sports early on, helps develop a great coach.
All this on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.11: J. Aggabao - Sports Academy

Episode #2.11: J. Aggabao - Sports Academy

October 18, 2020
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Coach Aggabao is the Senior Manager of Football Performance for The Sports Academy.
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Aggabao talks to us about:
  1. His path from volunteer to full-time coach at the highest levels of performance
  2. How a cross-country road trip helped him better appreciate the nuances of our profession 
  3. And how he always strives to bring the culture of a team to where he works.
All this on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.10: Ashleigh Beaver - Duke University

Episode #2.10: Ashleigh Beaver - Duke University

October 11, 2020
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Coach Ashleigh is the Head Sports Performance Coach for Duke University Women's Basketball.
 
In this Episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Ash talks about:
  • How being a good teammate for the entire sports performance staff will help elevate your professional growth
  • How accountability and consistency is a two-way street between the coach and the athletes
  • And how assertiveness and passion will help you throughout your career
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.09: Carlos Daniel - Vanderbilt University

Episode #2.09: Carlos Daniel - Vanderbilt University

October 4, 2020
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Coach Daniel is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Vanderbilt University Men’s Basketball
In this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Daniel talks about:
  • How to create a culture where the basketball athlete learns to embrace the weight room and athletic performance
  • How it’s never too late to bet on yourself and follow your dream
  • And the long term effects of sports specialization with youth athletes.
All this, on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0
Episode #2.08: Trevor Florendo - Colorado School of Mines

Episode #2.08: Trevor Florendo - Colorado School of Mines

September 27, 2020

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Coach Florendo is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Colorado School of Mines.

N THIS EPISODE OF IRON GAME CHALK TALK 2.0, COACH FLORENDO TALKS ABOUT:
  1. FINDING MEANINGFUL SPORTS SCIENCE DATA TO COMPLIMENT ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
  2. HOW TO COMBINE SPORTS SCIENCE AND RESISTANCE TRAINING TO CREATE AN ALL ENCOMPASSING PERFORMANCE PROGRAM
  3. AND KNOWING YOUR COACHING STRENGTHS, AND THE VALUE YOU CAN BRING TO A PROGRAM
 
ALL THIS, ON ANOTHER EPISODE OF IRON GAME CHALK TALK 2.0
Episode #2.07: Alan Bishop - University of Houston

Episode #2.07: Alan Bishop - University of Houston

September 27, 2020

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Coach Bishop is the Director of Men's Basketball Sports Performance at the University of Houston.

 
On this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Bishop talks about:
    • How he combines nutrition and resistance training to create his sports performance program.
    • How he created his path, going from collegiate athlete to sports performance coach.
    • And some advice for coaches that are navigating their career path.

All this on another episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0!

Episode #2.06: Nicole Shattuck - Bucknell University

Episode #2.06: Nicole Shattuck - Bucknell University

September 13, 2020

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Coach Shattuck is an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Bucknell University.

 

On this episode of Iron Game Chalk Talk 2.0, Coach Shattuck talks about
  • How to stay ahead of the game being one coach that manages hundreds of athletes
  • The importance of going all in and betting on yourself to succeed
  • And how a stint in the business world help her prepare for her dream job
 
Episode #2.05: Isaiah Gonzales - University of California

Episode #2.05: Isaiah Gonzales - University of California

September 6, 2020

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Coach Gonzales is an Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at the University of California.

In this episode, Coach Gonzales talks to us about:
  • What data to focus on when creating a sports science program.
  • How he was able to contribute to each staff he was a part of by earning their trust.
  • Advice on how to become a great leader.
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