In just over 2 weeks, Athletic Lab in partnership with Proformance Strength & Conditioning, will host the Child to Champion: Pathway to Elite Performance conference. The 2 day conference will feature world leaders in long term athletic development. We are excited to announce that the conference has been recognized for 1.4 CEU credits by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. The “Child to Champion” conference is a well-established brand that has brought together leaders in the field of long term athlete development.

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CHILD TO CHAMPION: International Conference

Athletic Lab - Morrisville, NC [March 14-15] - A must attend event for strength and conditioning coaches, sports coaches and PE teachers.
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Child To Champion – “Creating A Pathway To Elite Performance” will offer you the chance to learn exactly what needs to be developed at different stages of the pathway to produce elite level athletes. Providing you with all the knowledge and tools you need to build well-rounded athletes, that are well prepared for the road ahead.

Participate in a range of theory and hands-on practical sessions taking you right from foundation level training for youth athletes to advanced methods of developing strength, power, speed and agility for elite performers.

Learn how to assess, monitor and utilize growth and maturation data with developing athletes. Helping them, their parents and coaches better understand their training needs and current levels of performance.

Child To Champion was the best conference I have been at as a speaker and attendee in years. You have pulled together a lovely mix of practical and theory and real world experience. Take a bow!

Paudie Roche, Arsenal FC, EPL

A great weekend at the #ChildToChampion conference at Hartpury Uni! Informative, well-delivered presentations & practicals with some innovative ideas which have made me excited to get back to work! Thank you to the presenters and organizers.

Ruth Taylor, Marlborough College, Malaysia
DR. JOE EISENMANN
DR. JOE EISENMANNVISITING PROFESSOR LEEDS BECKETT UNIVERSITY
A recognized expert in the field of Youth Athletic Development. Joe is a diverse scholar-practitioner with 25 years of experience as a professor, researcher, sport scientist, coach educator, strength & conditioning coach, and youth sports coach.
MIKE YOUNG, PhD
MIKE YOUNG, PhDDIRECTOR OF PERFORMANCE ATHLETIC LAB / NC COURAGE FC
Mike brings the unique qualities of being a nationally recognized researcher, coach, and educator. His depth of knowledge and experience in the field of athletic development is evidenced by his stays at all three U.S. Olympic Training Centers as an athlete, sport scientist and coach.
JAMES BAKER
JAMES BAKERS&C COACH & SPORT SCIENCE LEAD ASPIRE ACADEMY
James has over 10 years experience developing young athletes into elite performers across a range of team and individual sports. His work received national recognition when he was awarded the UKSCA’s S&C Coach of the Year for Youth Sport in 2017.
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CHILD TO CHAMPION: International Conference

Athletic Lab - Morrisville, NC [March 14-15] - A must attend event for strength and conditioning coaches, sports coaches and PE teachers.
Register Now