2014 Sports Science Weekend

Learn From The Brightest Minds In Sports Science


From June 12-14, 2014 the Seattle Sounders FC will bring in some of the brightest minds in sports science and performance training to join their coaching staff in sharing the latest methodologies in soccer training, strength & conditioning, performance analysis, and recovery methods. We invite coaches from top college, club, or high school programs to join us in investigating the needs of elite level soccer players both on, and off, the field. This unique mentorship program will be limited to the first 90 applicants, who will all receive access in observing the inner-workings of professional soccer. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to some of the top experts in injury prevention & strength training, long-term & short-term recovery management, metabolic fitness theory, and athlete monitoring & development.

Those Signing Up For The Conference Weekend Will Receive:

• Series of lectures by guest performance coaches and trainers

• Unlimited access to the Sounders Sports Science & Performance staff

• Saturday night reception & social sponsored by the Sounders

• Evening social

• Sounders FC/Adidas coaches gifts

David Tenney and the presenters will also provide information on the following topics:

• Weekly and monthly training planning Weekly and monthly planning of freshness & fitness

• Integration of HRV assessment with OmegaWave technology in fatigue management utilizing

• How GPS technology is used to measure mechanical load in soccer today

• The latest strategies for improving the performance potential of soccer players at the college and youth level

• Utilizing stress management methods to increase athlete’s ability to recover

• Strength training & corrective exercise ideas for team training

• Sports-specific vs. non-specific fitness training methodology

• Post-game recovery and nutrient protocol

• Player and staff management strategies

• Strength/Power training, in-season and out-of-season for team sport athletes

Guest Speakers

Pat Byrne
Founder, Fatigue Science Sleep Technology

Erik Korem presented by Catapult Sports
Head Performance Manager, University of Kentucky Football program

Scott Miller
Assistant Technical Coach, Fulham FC

Tom Stevens
Sports Scientist, AFC Ajax

Patrick Ward
Sports Scientist/Strength Coach, Nike

Chad Gerhard
High Performance Lab Manager, US Ski & Snowboard Association

Dr. Andy Franklyn-Miller
Medical Sport Specialist, Researcher, & Physical Performance Expert

Kenny McMillan
Head of Football Physiology, ASPIRE

More presenters to be announced soon...
* Note: Due to the high quality of speakers, speaking schedule is always subject to change


2014 Sports Science Weekend is SOLD OUT

For any further information or questions regarding the weekend, please send an email to Shane Evans at: shanee@SoundersFC.com

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