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IGCT Episode #92: Fred Eaves – “Slow Roast The Turkey”

Fred Eaves is currently the Director of Wellness and Athletic Performance at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN. He has 16 years of experience in the field that includes stops at UT-Chattanooga, the University of Tennessee, and Louisiana State University as well as multiple high schools in the state of Tennessee. Eaves was voted the 2013 Samson Equipment and American Football Monthly Central Region High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. Battle Ground Academy’s Athletic Program has had tremendous success in the last year with state championships in men’s basketball, men’s soccer, Final Four appearances from baseball, women’s

By |February 26th, 2015|Episodes|0 Comments

IGCT Episode #91: Tom Kelso – Find the Right Tool

Tom Kelso is currently an Exercise Physiologist with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. He was in the collegiate profession for 23 years, serving as the Head Coach for Strength and Conditioning at Saint Louis University (2004-2008), the University of Illinois at Chicago (2001-2004), Southeast Missouri State University (1991-2001) and the University of Florida (1988-1990).

In 2006, he was named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. In 1999, he was named NSCA Ohio Valley Conference Strength and Conditioning Professional of the year. In 2001, he received an honorary certification from the International Association of Resistance Trainers (I.A.R.T.).


By |February 19th, 2015|Episodes|0 Comments

Tracy Salov – Discussion Topic “Influence of Music on Exercise Performance”

Tracy Salov leading a discussion on “Influence of Music on Exercise Performance.

Download Power Point: Influence of Music on Exercise Performance

Designed for those strength coaches who are unable to afford the time or money to do an onsite internship.  Coach McKeefery takes the same 8 lectures and assignments  he gives his interns and put them online.  Each week for eight weeks you will go through the same education program his interns go through.  Click here for more details.  

By |February 17th, 2015|Tribe TV/Blog|0 Comments

IGCT Episode #90: Scott Swanson – Never Stop Learning

Scott Swanson is in his 14th year as the Director of Strength and Conditioning at West Point.  A 1992 graduate of Wake Forest University, Swanson spent the 1995 and 1996 football campaigns as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Army before departing to serve in the same capacity at Stanford University. He returned one year later in 1998 to take over the Black Knights’ head job.

Since his return to the Academy, Army has captured countless league championships and sent numerous teams to postseason competition, while Black Knight athletes have secured a host of All-America certificates since 1998.

Swanson oversees the

By |February 12th, 2015|Episodes|0 Comments

2015 Michigan State University Clinic – Outside the Box Speed Development

Thanks to Ken Mannie, Mike Vorkapich, and the rest of the Michigan State Strength and Conditioning Staff for asking me to present.  They put on a first class event, and had some fantastic speakers.  I spoke on Outside the Box Speed Development – Speed Training for the Skill Positions.  Click the links below to download the presentation.

2015 Michigan State S&C Clinic-Outside the Box Speed Training

Great to catch up with some former staff members as well.


By |February 9th, 2015|Tribe TV/Blog|0 Comments