Hockey Butt and Core Training with Darryl Nelson

April 15, 2017

On this episode, the National Team Development Program's Darryl Nelson talks about the prototypical hockey build, why those features are advantageous, and misconceptions we have about core training.


Recovery and Regeneration for Hockey with Devan McConnell

March 31, 2017

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podacast, Director fo Performance at UMass Lowell, Devan McConnell discusses the different tools and techniques they use to help the players recover from specific training effects. Spoiler alert, it's not always a cold tub!


You’ve Got Data, Now What? with Steve McGregor

March 22, 2017

In this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast I speak with Great Lakes Clinic Presenter and Directer of the Performance Technology Lab at Eastern Michigan University, Dr. Steve McGregor. We talk about Dr McGregor's presentation for this year's Great Lakes Clinic, "You've Got Data, Now What?" We talk about gathering data, how to make training look like competition (and if that's important), and what Dr McGregor has learned from a year's worth of data from the NTDP.


Getting Handsy with Greg Roskovensky

March 15, 2017

On this episode of the podcast, we get started with the run-up to this year's Great Lakes Clinic by talking with Physical Therapist and Great Lakes presenter Greg Roskovensky about assessments and performance based strategies you can use to improve tightness, posture, and imbalances in your athletes.


1080 Maps with Justin Roethlingshoefer

February 3, 2017

On today's episode, we speak to Miami University Hockey Strength Coach, Justin Roethlingshoefer about how he is using 1080 Maps to assess his players, the 1080 Sprint to test performance, and the value of the information he's getting from those tests.


Challenges at a Small School with Jon Williams

January 13, 2017

On today's episode, Jon Williams joins us from Endicott College to talk about the challenges of being at a small school, the differences between D1 and D3 programs, the benefits of a tight athletic community, and the role of a strength coach/ATC.


Reflexive Performance Resets with Cal Dietz

December 23, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast we spend time with University of Minnesota Head Olympic Strength Coach and pioneer of Triphasic Training, Cal Dietz. Cal has been teaching Reflexive Performance Reset clinics around the world and shares some pretty incredible stuff with us about what it can do.


Making an Impact, and Big News with Jim Kielbaso

December 7, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast, we talk with the host of the Impact Show, Jim Kielbaso, about the effect a coach can have on the life of an athlete. We also get to help break some big news for Jim, so stick around til the end of the show! 


Player Strength Profiles and Cracking the Performance Code with Teena Murray

October 14, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast, we talk with Director of Sports Performance at the University of Loiusville, Teena Murray about profiling strength parameters to predict hockey performance (or potential) and the Performance C.O.D.E. she uses with her team at Louisville. To check out the PDF of Teena's presentation at the Perform Better Summit in Chicago this past summer, head to and download it. 


A Better Pre-Game Meal and Mastering Hockey Nutrition with Brian St. Pierre

September 27, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast, Precision Nutrition's Director of Performance Nutrition, Brian St. Pierre joins us to talk about the unique nutritional needs of hockey player, game day nutrition, and how to eat between tournament games.