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Capitol Federal Hall & Anderson Family Strength Center

1654 Naismith Drive

Lawrence, KS 66045

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A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO COACHING THE MODERN ATHLETE: Developing the Building Blocks for Athletes at All Levels

Recognizing that every athlete has a diverse background and learning style is critical for effective teaching and coaching at all levels. The 2018 Midwest Sports Performance Conference will focus not only on the importance of this interaction between coach and athlete, but also on the complexities of programming and training throughout a season or seasons.
This year’s guest speakers will highlight the importance of positive coaching, purposeful cueing, and creating an environment that fosters deliberate practice of skillful movement. The programming and training sessions will focus on overcoming the challenges of training athletes who participate in multiple sports over multiple seasons. In addition, this year’s line-up will include discussions on how to incorporate scientifically based practices into
program goals.
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact and connect with sports performance professionals, including the KU staff, in the classroom and the performance facility throughout the day, as well as during lunch and the cocktail social.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Tim Schlosser, Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Wellness & Leadership at the Univ. of Kansas
  • Dr. Avery Faigenbaum, Professor in the Dept. of Health & Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey
  • Brett Bartholomew, Founder of Bartholomew Strength
  • Mike Nitka, Adjunct Faculty at Carroll Univ. and Retired Director of Strength & Conditioning at Muskego High School

High School Program Breakout Speakers:

  • Ross Schwisow, Asst. Principal & Athletic Director at Basehor-Linwood High School
  • Mark Simoneau, Retired NFL Player & Founder of Simoneau Sports Performance
  • KU Coaches, Recruiting Panel Question & Answer

Professional Program Breakout Speakers:

  • Phil Wagner, Founder and President of Sparta Performance Science
  • Rob Jones, Founder of Peak Performance Health Center
  • Andrea Hudy, Asst. Director of Athletics-Sports Performance at the Univ. of Kansas

Strength Center Rotational Demonstration Leaders:

  • Leo Totten, President & Head Coach of Totten Training Systems
  • Zac Woodfin, Director of Football Strength & Conditioning at the Univ. of Kansas
  • Luke Bradford, Assoc. Director-Sports Performance at the Univ. of Kansas
  • Ali Kershner, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at the Univ. of Kansas

Lunch will be provided and a complimentary Cocktail Reception will close out the event!

***Conference t-shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrations after April 20, 2018

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