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The Big Time Strength Podcast aims to provide a valuable resource to all strength and conditioning professionals through conversations with small school coaches who make the “big time where they’re at” by maximizing limited resources to provide a “big time” strength and conditioning experience for their student-athletes. Visit us at www.BigTimeStrength.com.

The Big Time Strength Podcast aims to provide a valuable resource to all strength and conditioning professionals through conversations with small school coaches who make the “big time where they’re at” by maximizing limited resources to provide a “big time” strength and conditioning experience for their student-athletes. Visit us at www.BigTimeStrength.com.
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The Big Time Strength Podcast aims to provide a valuable resource to all strength and conditioning professionals through conversations with small school coaches who make the “big time where they’re at” by maximizing limited resources to provide a “big time” strength and conditioning experience for their student-athletes. Visit us at www.BigTimeStrength.com.

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Episodes

BTS #52: Energy, Discipline, Toughness, Service - Coach Tyler Ayers

5/21/2019
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Coach Ayers just completed his second year the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Webber International University. Coach Ayers is directly responsible for the program design and implementation of football and softball, while also overseeing implementation with all other WIU sports teams and leading the Webber Strength & Conditioning department's nationally recognized mentorship program. Prior to Webber, Coach Ayers served as the first ever Head Athletic Performance Coach at Lawrence...

Duration:00:46:42

BTS #51: Believe In Work - Coach Matt Orton

5/14/2019
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Coach Matt Orton Performance Physical Education Teacher / Strength and Conditioning Specialist Cedar Rapids Jefferson HS - (2011-2019) Head Wrestling Coach (2011-2017) Performance Physical Education Teacher/ Strength and Conditioning Specialist Iowa City West - (2004 - 2011) Asst. Wrestling Coach PE Teacher/ Asst. Wrestling Coach St. Charles West (MO) - (1997 - 2004) College Career: Southwest Missouri State (1990-1994)Wrestling (DI National Qualifier 1994) College - I had a tremendous...

Duration:00:51:11

BTS #50: SWOT Analysis - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats

5/7/2019
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This week Coach Rosier dives into a SWOT Analysis on William Jewell College Strength and Conditioning. SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) is a great tool to evaluate the state of your program and where you can get better. Please reach out to Coach Rosier or Coach Pedersen if you have any ideas on how you evaluate your program yearly! TeamBuildr Thank you to TeamBuildr for sponsoring this episode. TeamBuildr provides strength and conditioning software to athletics programs...

Duration:00:20:18

BTS #49: Master the Ordinary! - Coach Mark Hoover

4/30/2019
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Mark Hoover is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at York Comprehensive High School and is in his 22nd year in coaching. He coached HS football for 17 years. He also was a Grad Assistant for 2 years at Edinboro University of PA. His last 4 years he has been strictly strength and conditioning. Coach spent 6 years at Piedmont HS in Monroe NC before moving to YCHS in 2017. Coach Hoover is a proud original member of the National HS Strength Coaches Association. Coach Hoover Contact...

Duration:01:26:23

BTS #48: How are you laying your bricks? - Coach Matt Smith

4/23/2019
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Coach Matt Smith is currently a Physical Preparation Coach at Kentucky State University and Pro Active Therapy, in addition to running is own company, Premier Strength and Performance. Coach Smith has experience working at Coastal Carolina University, Mid-America Nazarene, Northwest Missouri State University, and the University of Central Missouri. Coach Smith Contact Info Email: mattsc91@gmail.com Twitter: @CoachSmithSC Instagram: @coachstrength91 Podcast: Strength Talk and Shop -...

Duration:00:35:07

BTS #47: Summer Strength & Conditioning #1 - Coach Tony Stewart

4/16/2019
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In this episode Coach Tony Stewart, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at North Scott High School (Previous Episode #11), breaks down what he does in the summer for his athletes. If you have questions, do not hesitate to reach out to Coach. Coach Stewart Contact Info: Email: tony.stewart@northscott.org Twitter: Lancer_Strength Instagram: Coach_Stew Cell Phone: 515-231-6616 Office Phone: 563-285-3252 TeamBuildr Thank you to TeamBuildr for sponsoring this episode. TeamBuildr...

Duration:00:32:10

BTS #46: Big Time Strength at Ottawa University - Coach Dillon Adams

4/9/2019
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Coach Dillon Adams serves as the Director of Athletic Performance & Head Powerlifting Coach at Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS. Prior to Ottawa, Coach Adams spent 5 months as an Assistant Coach for Sports Performance at the University of Houston, working with Football, Women's Tennis, & Women's Golf. Prior to Houston he was an intern for Football Strength & Conditioning at The University of Texas for 3 months and at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas for 2 1/2 years. While at...

Duration:00:35:41

BTS #45: "Have an intentional relationship plan." - Coach Graham Lundt

4/2/2019
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Coach Graham Lundt Gilbert - Director of Strength & Conditioning, Teach HS health & PE - 8 years Akron-Westfield - Head Football, Head Girls Track, Head Strength & Conditioning, Taught HS health & 6-12 PE - 3 years Masters - Drake Undergrad - Morningside and BVU Coach Lundt Contact Information: Email: Lundtg@gilbertcsd.org Twitter: @Tiger__Strength Cell: 712-490-3940 Website: tigerstrength.org TeamBuildr TeamBuildr provides strength and conditioning software to athletics...

Duration:01:14:23

BTS #44: "Be true to who you are." - Coach Cori Metzgar

3/26/2019
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Cori Metzgar is in her ninth year as the Director of Sports Performance after joining the Wolves in October 2011. Metzgar's hiring established a consolidation of the strength and conditioning program at WOU as she directs the strength and conditioning programs for the Wolves' 13 intercollegiate sports. Prior to her arrival in the newly created position, individual sport coaches were tasked with developing strength and conditioning programs for WOU student-athletes. Metzgar joined the...

Duration:00:32:51

BTS #43: "Connect and Be Consistent" - Coach Monty Mathews

3/18/2019
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Undergrad at Hardin Simmons University Interned with HSU in Spring 2012 Summer 2012 internship at Boston College Moved back to Abilene and started working part time at Action Zone (PT/S&C Clinic) interned at Abilene Christian in Fall of 2012 until I went full time at Action Zone. Moved to Fayetteville in Fall of 2013 and started interning at the University of Arkansas. After a year, became the GA and was in charge of programming workouts for Men's Golf and Women's Swim. Graduated in May...

Duration:00:33:31

BTS #42: Big Time Strength at Luther College - Coach Alli Jenicke and Coach Miles Clifton

3/12/2019
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Coach Alli Jenicke was named Director of Athletic Performance at Luther College in January 2019. Prior to Luther College, Jenicke was the Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at Morehead State University in 2018 and the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at Luther College 2017. Jenicke graduated from Kansas State University with a BS in Kinesiology in 2014 and a MA in Business Leadership from William Penn University in 2017. Coach Miles Clifton was named Assistant Director of...

Duration:00:47:46

BTS #41: People Make the Program - Coach Michael Doscher

3/5/2019
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Coach Michael Doscher is in his 23rd year as the Head Speed, Strength and Conditioning Coach at Valdosta State University, a NCAA Division II institution. Doscher received his undergraduate degree from Springfield College and his master’s degree from Mississippi State University. Doscher’s strength and conditioning career began as a student at Springfield College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness in May, 1992. He interned with the Boston College Strength and...

Duration:00:42:04

BTS #40: Be On Time, Communicate, & Work Hard - Coach Jason Spray

2/26/2019
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Coach Jason Spray is the Director of Sports Performance at Ensworth High School in Nashville, Tennessee. He formally was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at his alma mater Middle Tennessee State University. He is an NSCA Strength Coach of The Year recipient and featured on the NFL Network. CSCS, SCCC, USAW1, FMS, CFSC In this episode we talk about where Coach has been, his transition to the high school level, some challenges that he has had to overcome, working with the mutli-sport...

Duration:00:48:17

BTS #39: The Architect - Coach Ron Thomson

2/19/2019
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Ron Thomson begins his fifth season as the New Mexico Highlands strength and conditioning coach. In 2015, Thomson was given the Masters Award in the College Strength and Conditioning field for 2015. Thomson came to New Mexico Highlands with more than 30 years of experience in not only high school, but also at all levels of NCAA athletics. Before joining the athletic staff at Highlands, he was the strength and conditioning coach at NCAA Division-I UW-Milwaukee. In Thomson's time as a...

Duration:00:51:27

BTS #38: Building a Foundation of Character - David Neill

2/12/2019
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Coach David Neill is the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas. He has been serving in his current position for almost two years. Prior to Liberty, Coach Neill spent 2 seasons as an Assistant Football Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Texas, 3 seasons at the University of Cincinnati, and 1 season at Texas Tech. He began his coaching career at Texas Tech after playing there as a defensive and offensive lineman. Coach Neill played 3...

Duration:01:14:12

BTS #37: Directing AT and S&C at Byron Center HS - Joe Chiaramonte

2/5/2019
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Coach Joe Chiaramonte is the Director of Strength & Conditioning for Byron Center High School in Byron Center, MI. He also serves in the same capacity at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation in Grand Rapids, MI where he oversees several other High School Strength & Conditioning programs and their Strength Coaches. Coach is also the Head Athletic Trainer at Byron Center High School. Coach Chiaramonte has a passion for High School Strength & Conditioning, and strives to deliver the best to...

Duration:00:45:46

BTS #36: "They reflect what you project." - E.J. Kreis

1/29/2019
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E.J. Kreis IV is a native of Nashville Tennessee, attended high school in Colorado, graduating from Longmont high school in Longmont Colorado. After high school, E.J. Played collegiate football at Western Colorado University from 2009, to 2013, and was a 4 year starter at cornerback for the Mountaineers, being selected to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference third team as a punt returner his senior year. In 2013, Kreis received his USA weightlifting level one sports performance...

Duration:00:28:51

BTS #35: "Don't dwell on the past, focus on the future." - Coach Jon Pedersen

1/22/2019
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Coach Jon Pedersen is the Head Football Coach, Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Head Boys Track Coach, and the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator at Central Decatur High School in Leon, Iowa. He has taught and coached for the last 28 years. In this episode we talk about where Coach has been, core values that he implements, challenges of a small school, and his vision for the future. I really enjoyed this episode and can’t wait for you to check it out! Coach Pedersen Contact...

Duration:00:40:25

BTS #34: Big Time S&C at Black Hills State - Coach Aaron Siekmann

1/15/2019
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Coach Aaron Siekmann is in his fourth year as the Athletic Performance Director at Black Hill State University. Siekmann comes to Black Hills State after previously serving at the Milwaukee School of Engineering serving as the strength and conditioning coach for the baseball team. While at MSOE, he developed specific strength and agility workouts, made individual workouts and taught the fundamentals and techniques of Olympic lifts. Concurrently while at MSOE, Siekmann served as a coach at...

Duration:00:51:38

BTS #33: "Give your program an identity!" - Coach Monte Sparkman

1/8/2019
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Coach Monte Sparkman is the Director of Athlete Performance at Richland High School. Coach Sparkman is a native of Burkburnett, TX. Coach is in his 6th year overall and 4th year serving as Director of Athletic Performance and special education teacher at Richland High School located in North Richland Hills, TX. Prior to his arrival at Richland, Sparkman had coaching stops at Burkburnett - 1 year, The Virginia Military Institute - 3 years, and North Ridge Middle School - 2.5 years. Sparkman...

Duration:01:16:05