A round up of the best bits from the first 10 episodes of the Firstbeat Sports Podcast. Featuring discussions from the worlds of baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, tennis, and more.
The William and Mary Field Hockey associate coach discusses team culture, load management, coaching in Europe and the U.S., and more.
UMBC Women’s Soccer’s Assistant Coach talks about building trust between coach and athlete, preventing soft tissue injuries, the changing landscape of NCAA competition and coaching, + more
Andy Bliz discusses the role of an athletic trainer in DI sports, why he promotes a proactive rather than reactive approach to sports medicine, and the value of data in informing coaching decisions and the return to play protocol.
On the line today is Henry Barrera. Henry is the Director of Performance for the Liberty Men’s Basketball program, who are heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014 after being crowned Atlantic Sun Conference Champions in their first season in the conference.
Managing Athlete Well-Being & Performance – With Michael Vaughan, Merrimack Women’s Ice Hockey Ep. 2
Michael Vaughan, the Director of Women’s Ice Hockey Operations at Merrimack College, talks about the importance of load management with student-athletes.