Building the Athlete Head to Toe: From High School to College
7:00 a.m. Check in and Registration
8:00 a.m. What College Strength Coaches Look for with Incoming Freshman.
-Ryan Carr: CSCS, SCCC, USAW, CC-AASP. Seton Hall University.
-Christian Allen: NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC, USAW. Stockton University
-Kevin Backus: Rutgers University
9:00 a.m. Post-Game Recovery
- Dr. Frank Benedetto: DPT
Coaches and athletes can improve the health and performance by planning recovery in just as
much detail and intensity as they plan their training. Session will cover the fundamentals of
science based recovery techniques that athletes of all sports can benefit from.
10:00 a.m. Olympic Weightlifting: Progressions & Modifications for the High School Athlete
-Andrew Moore: CSCS, USAW
This hands on lecture will go over how to implement the use of the Olympic lifts with high school
athletes. Learn proper progressions and modifications for athletes with limitations.
11:00 a.m. Overview of the Recruiting Process: Perspective of Current & Former Athletes
- Keirsten Sires of Locker Room Talk
Break down the recruiting process to its core in order to help prospective collegiate athletes and
their families navigate through the process.
12:00 p.m. Difference Between Working Out and Training: Creating a Long-Term
Approach to Athletic Development.
-Joseph Lopez: CSCS, NSCA NJ State Director
Build a strength and conditioning program from the ground up based on each athlete’s sport and
level of proficiency.
1:00 p.m. Recognition and Early Management of Concussions
-Dr. John Kulin: DO, FACEP
-Dr. George Peters: Ed.D
Science-based lecture on how to identify and treat concussive symptoms
5O Williams Parkway: Unit D
East Hanover, NJ 07936