Athletic Lab to host High Performance Athletic Development Conference

Athletic Lab’s Mike Young presenting at the 2016 HPAD Conference.

Athletic Lab Sports Performance Training Center is proud to host the second annual Proformance Strength & Conditioning High Performance Athletic Development (HPAD) Conference. For the second year in a row, we will host a world class speaker lineup. The HPAD Conference will take place on June 3rd and 4th in Cary, NC.

World Renowned Researchers and Coaches

The conference will have a mixture of applied sports science and practical ‘in-the-trenches’ coaching information from leading practitioners. This years lineup has assisted countless Olympic, professional and collegiate athletes.

The conference will be an unmissable event on the Strength & Conditioning calendar bringing together coaches from the US, Canada and the UK to offer an unparalleled opportunity to learn, share and connect with some of the best practitioners from around the world.

Confirmed speakers for HPAD 2017:

  • Matt Jordan presents at the Strength and Power Performance Course put on by the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary.

    Dr. Mike Stone (bio)
    Head of Exercise & Sport Science at ETSU

  • Dr. Brad Deweese (bio)
    ETSU / Former Sport Physiologist & Coach for US Olympic Committee
  • Dr. Mike Young (bio)
    Athletic Lab Director of Performance / Proformance Strength & Conditioning
  • Dr. Matt Jordan (bio)
    Jordan Strength Athlete Performance / Canadian Institute for Sport
  • Ethan Reeve (bio)
    Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance / CSCCa President
  • James Baker (bio)
    Proformance Strength & Conditioning / St. Peter’s R.C. High School, Gloucester, UK
  • John Grace, MS (bio)
    Athletic Lab Assistant Director of Performance

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HPAD 2017

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to learn from some of the top coaches & researchers in the world.
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Tentative Schedule

Day 1

  • Catered Continental Breakfast
  • Dr. Mike Stone: Potential Physical & Physiological Adaptations to Resistance Training for Sport
  • Dr. Matt Jordan: Eccentric Muscle Actions/ Eccentric Deceleration Ability
  • Ethan Reeve: Escalating Density Training
  • Catered Lunch  
  • John Grace, MS: Olympic Lifts for Sport – Progressions, Techniques,  Errors, Cues & Corrections, Lift Variations, and Programming Considerations for Special Individuals and Specific Sports
  • Dr. Brad DeWeese: Seamless Sequential Integration:  Comprehensive Programming for Speed &  Strength
  • Dr. Mike Young: Understanding Plyometric Progressions

Day 2

    • Catered Continental Breakfast 
    • Matt Jordan: Quadriceps / Hamstring Muscle Activity, Training Considerations & the Influence of Acute Fatigue
    • Dr. Mike Stone: Developing Rate of Force Development 
    • James Baker: Implementing A High School LTAD System: Creating A Pathway to High Performance Environments
    • Catered Lunch
    • Dr. Brad DeWeese: Creating an Effective Coach-Athlete Relationship: Lessons Learned Over the Past 2 Decades
    • Dr. Mike Young: Annual Planning for Speed Development

Conference Details

Date: June 3rd & 4th (Sat & Sun)

Cost: $234.95-324.95 depending on time and type of registration; Contact us for Team Staff (3+) discounts; Catered Breakfast & Lunch are included in the cost.

Time: 9:00 am-5:30 pm Sat; 9 am-4:15 pm Sun

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

Partner Hotel: 

Fairfield Inn & Suites RDU
$84 / Night for King or Double Queen
2750 Slater Road Morrisville, NC 27560
(919) 468-2660

Book at group rate for Athletic Lab
Last day to book at group rate: 5/4/17

Cancellation Policy

More than 30 days before the event = 10% fee to cover admin & transaction fees, 15-30 days before the event = 25% fee, 7-14 days before the event = 50% fee, within 7 days of the event = 100% fee – no refunds will be given.


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.

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HPAD 2017

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to learn from some of the top coaches & researchers in the world.
Register Now!
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