Longwood University Coaching Symposium

The Science of Sustained Excellence

Coaching Symposium

Join us this summer at Longwood University for The Science of Sustained Excellence, a Coaching Symposium offered for coaches of all levels and disciplines, sports performance and sports.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Secrets of Champions: The Science of Sustained Excellence, George Carlo Ph.D.
Dr. Carlo is the Director of Performance for the Detroit Tigers for the last 12yrs. Dr. Carlo’s expertise includes medical science, neurophysiology, mind-body performance, and clinical research. Dr. Carlo was faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and has served as a human performance and leadership advisor for the Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency, and Federal Bureau of Investigation. He has published more than two hundred papers in the health sciences and published four text books. Dr. Carlo’s current literary work includes Secrets of Champions: The Science of Sustained Excellence due out by Simon and Schuster in 2017.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: The "Power" of Breathing and Single Sport Athlete’s Predisposition to Injury Ken S. Cheng PT, DPT, OCS, PES; Daniel Linick PT, DPT, SCS, ATC Relevant content includes: Breathing relatability to core, strength, and power production. Core engagement, performance gain plateau, injury, and postural decrement. Single sport athlete movement limitations and the increased risk of injury.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Practical Implementation of Sabermetrics "Moneyball" in Athletics Jon Nachtigal M.S. Relevant content includes: History of sabermetrics, applying analysis/probabilities to improve winning percentage, multi-sport application with sabermetrics.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Grit and Student-Athlete Performance: The Coach’s Perspective Troy Morgan Ph.D. Relevant content includes: The relationship between grit and student-athlete performance from the perspective of coaches. Coaches perspective on grit, non-cognitive aspects of athlete recruitment and team performance, and underlying belief that catchability is influenced by level of personal grit.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Periodization for the Multi-Sport Athlete Paul Berry Jr. M.S., CSCS, USAW-1 Relevant content includes: Periodization for the multi-sport athlete (fall conditioning, hypertrophy, winter strength, spring into power and speed, summer rebuild), multi-sport athlete considerations for injury corrective exercise implementation, core lifts, community involvement for athlete inspiration.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Theory of Monitoring Annual Training Progression with Physical Testing to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance. Troy Purdom Ph.D.; Kyle Levers Ph.D., CSCS Relevant content includes: Theory and methodology of physical testing, objectivity in athlete evaluation, practical implementation with basic resources, basic analysis and application of data, individual and team applications.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Practical Learning Session- Putting Theory into Practice of Monitoring Annual Training Progression with Physical Testing to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance. Troy Purdom Ph.D.; Kyle Levers Ph.D., CSCS Relevant content Includes: Teaching practical implementation of physical testing while providing hands on experience with individual participation within the testing experience.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Truly Humble: A Case for Humility in Sports Leadership.Rick Canter, M.S., CSCS, CSCCa, USAW Relevant content includes: Inter-team communication strategies with coaches, administration, athletic support staff. Effective strategies to motivate athletes in the weight room translating to on-field performance. Five dysfunctions of a team.

PRESENTATION TOPIC: How to Develop and Facilitate a Modified Sports Program for Children with Disabilities. Matthew D. Lucas Ed.D. Relevant content includes: Generalized approach to facilitate after school individual and team youth sports programs. The drought of available resources for disabled children which impede positive benefits of sports programs for disabled youth. Lastly, creation and facilitation of specialized youth sports programs.

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Cost: $60.00 Early Bird Registration Fee: $50.00     Costs Include: Conference registration fee, lunch, parking

Deadline for Early Bird Fee: June 30th                        NCSA Approved: 0.8 CEUs

Place: Longwood University, Blackwell Hall

Register now at: go.longwood.edu/professionalstudies  and click on "Professional Development Courses"

Conference Outcomes:

1) Diversified education relevant to coaches, sports performance, and sports medicine professionals with special consideration of evidenced based information regarding athlete performance and care.

2) Education and practical integration of how to monitor and evaluate aspects of athletic performance to provide comprehensive training and care.

3) Promote awareness of training theory and the dangers of contra-indicated practices that deviate from evidence based practice, ultimately putting athletes at risk.

4) Practical sessions teaching coaches how to implement conference content for practical implementation purposes.

Questions? Contact:

Dr. Troy Purdom, purdomtm@longwood.edu
Dr. Kyle Levers, leversks@longwood.edu




Behind the Scenes Tour of the Virginia Holocaust Museum

This event is free and open to all who would like to see how they preserve and display the relics of the museum in Richmond.

Virginia Holocaust Museum Trip to Richmond

Join us for a special tour of the Virginia Holocaust Museum on Saturday, April 29th, from 11:00am-12:30pm.

For transportation purposes, you can meet us at the Museum in Richmond, or car pool from Farmville. The car pool will meet in the CVS parking lot at 9:00am on Saturday, April 29th. The CVS is located at: 919 S Main St, Farmville.

Agenda for the day of April 29th:

9:00am    Car pool will meet in the CVS parking lot located at: 919 S Main St, Farmville. 
               Car pool Leaves @ 9:00am from Farmville OR drive yourself   
11:00am – 12:30pm    
               Behind the scenes tour of Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond 

12:30pm  Behind the scenes tour concludes

If you would like to continue with a “self-guided tour of the museum” from 1:30pm-3:30pm, our schedule is:

12:30pm – 1:30pm      Lunch on your own    
1:30pm – 3:30pm        Self-guided tour of the museum, Richmond
3:30pm                       Car pool leaves Richmond OR drive yourself   

Museum Address and Contact Info:

Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM)
Website: https://www.vaholocaust.org/
Address: 2000 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23223
Phone: (804) 257-5400

Parking for the Museum is located directly across from the Museum and is free.  Please park in the lower lot behind the flood wall.  The lower lot is located on Dock Street, is fenced in and has a VA Holocaust Museum sign on the fence.  If you park on the other side of the lot (which is not fenced in) your car could be towed as that side of the lot is not owned by the Museum.

Lunch: This meal will be on your own, if you decide to stay in the area for the afternoon 1:30pm-3:30pm “self-guided tour of the museum”.

Contact: Shelly Madden, Professional Studies Coordinator, if you'd like to attend!

This event sponsored by: College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Lancer Learning Community

Email: maddenrr@longwood.edu

Office Phone: 434-395-2719

Cell Phone: 434-808-2496