Athletic Lab to host High Performance Athletic Development Conference

AL-Pro-ConfAthletic Lab is proud to announce we will host the first Proformance Strength & Conditioning Conference in North America. The two day conference will feature some of the best minds in sports performance. The keynote speaker will be Boo Schexnayder. Boo is a master coach who has coached countless NCAA, USA Track & Field, World Championship and Olympic medalists and he is widely regarded as one of the foremost coach educators in the world. Coach Carl Valle recently referred to one of Boo’s clinics as “THE BEST SPEED WORKSHOP I HAVE ATTENDED IN THE LAST 10 YEARS – OR MAYBE EVER.

Boo is slated to speak for 6 sessions (approximately 7 hours over the 2 days)!

Other confirmed speakers are:

  • Greg Gatz – UNC Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports
  • Ryan Horn – Wake Forest Director of Athletic Performance
  • Nate Brookreson – NCSU Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports
  • Bob Alejo – NCSU Director of Strength and Conditioning
  • Mike Young – Athletic Lab Director of Performance

Tentative Schedule

Day 1

  • 8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast sponsored by Hammer Strength
  • 8:30-9:45 Boo Schexnayder: Compatible & Complimentary Training Design
  • 9:45-10:45 Greg Gatz: Team Training Modification for the College Setting, When Faced with Multiple Competition Periods
  • 10:45-11:15 Future Leaders Program – Alex Carnall (Campbell University):Simple and Practical GPP/Strength/Power Training for Collegiate Olympic Sports
  • 11:15-12:30 Mike Young: Neuromechanics of Speed Development
  • 12:30-1:00 Future Leaders Program – Chad Workman (UNC) Simple Strategies for Delivering a Holistic Program in the Collegiate Setting
  • 1:00-1:45 Catered Lunch sponsored by EXCEL Training Designs
  • 1:45-3:00 Boo Schexnayder: Critical Factors in Speed Training Design
  • 3:00-4:00 Ryan Horn: Implementing Technology in Sport
  • 4:00-5:00 Nate Brookreson: Monitoring Training for Team Sports
  • 5:00-6:15 Boo Schexnayder: Strength Training Periodization for Speed and Power Sports

Day 2

  • 8:00 Continental Breakfast sponsored by Hammer Strength
  • 8:30-9:45 Boo Schexnayder: Plyometric Classification and Periodization
  • 9:45-10:45 Bob Alejo: Basics of Strength Training
  • 10:45-11:45 Boo Schexnayder: Advanced Uses of Circuit Training
  • 11:45-12:15 Future Leaders Program – John Grace (Athletic Lab): Monitoring on a Budget
  • 12:15-1:15 Catered Lunch sponsored by Connor Sports
  • 1:15-2:30 Boo Schexnayder: Teaching Schemes for Acceleration and Maximal Velocity Mechanics
  • 2:30-3:00 Future Leaders Program – Keith Scruggs (USC) Training Variability | Application and Considerations
  • 3:00-4:00 Mike Young: Developing Physical Capacities for Speed & Power

Date: May 28th-29th (Sat & Sun)

Time: 8:30am-6:15pm Sat; 8:30am-4:15pm Sun

Location: Athletic Lab (1823 NW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513)

Partner Hotels: 

Book at group rate for Athletic Lab
Last day to book: 5/6/16

Fairfield Inn & Suites RDU
2750 Slater Road Morrisville, NC 27560
(919) 468-2660

TownPlace Suites Cary/Weston Parkway
120 Sage Commons Way Cary, NC 27513
(919) 678-0005

Cost: $249.95-349.95 depending on time and type of registration; Contact us for Team Staff (3+) discounts; Catered Breakfast & Lunch are included in the cost

Packages: We will have options to attend just the weekend’s lectures or you can also purchase our VIP package. The VIP package includes a 3 course dinner and drinks at an upscale casual restaurant with our speakers. Travel to and from the venue is included.

By | 2017-04-12T19:35:46+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|News|2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Matt Goodwin May 17, 2016 at 9:31 am

    I have a conflict with these dates. Will there be an option to purchase video recording?

  2. Mike Young May 17, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Hi Matt-
    We do plan to record the event however we’re still determining what we’ll do with the video.

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