2019 NHSSCA Northeast Regional Conference
April 5-6, 2019
The Noble and Greenough School
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA. 02026

Host: Kevin O’Neill
kevin_oneill@nobles.edu
617-584-8786

Cost:
NHSSCA Non-Member $150
NHSSCA Member $100
NHSSCA Student Member $25

Day One (Friday, April 5, 2019)
2019 Northeast Regional Conference

400-520pm Registration, Attendee Gift Bags & Sponsor Booths Open

530-620pm “High School Programming 101: It’s Not Rocket Science”
Paul Kolody, MS, ATC, CSCS
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Hunterdon Central Regional High School

This lecture will cover programming and coaching techniques that will allow you to get the most
from each of your teams. Coach will discuss how ensuring athletes develop great habits and
accountability will help enhance their growth and form your culture.

630-720pm “Using Strength and Conditioning Concepts To Reduce And Rehabilitate

Injuries As An Athletic Trainer.”
Michelle Hart MIller ATC, CSCS
Londonderry HS

This lecture will discuss the benefits of combining athletic training with strength and
conditioning concepts to keep athletes performing at their highest levels.

730-820pm Small Group Breakout Session
Moderator: Kevin O’Neill, MA, CSCS USAW
NHSSCA MA State Director

These new break-out sessions will serve as a means to engage the amazing coaches present at our
events and build connections in our community. Attendees will break up into small groups that
will include a conference speaker and each group will discuss a variety of topics.

Day Two (Saturday, April 6, 2019) 2019 Northeast Regional Conference

630-730am Early Bird Workout (Nobles Weight Room)

700-750am Coaches Light Breakfast & Coffee (provided)
Day Two – Late Registration & Booths Open

800-850am “Building A Program From The Ground Up”
Tyler English MS, PES, Owner
Tyler English Fitness Systems
Head Strength Coach
Simsbury High School
NHSSCA CT State Director

Coach English will share his blueprint for starting a new strength and conditioning program,
discussing the challenges and benefits of starting fresh.

900-950am “Working with New Sport Coaches”
Craig Buckley MS, CSCS, USAW
Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance
Bryant University

No matter what level of athletics you work with, sport coaches are going to come and go. What
are you going to do to be prepared for change? How will you handle it if they want to make
changes you don’t agree with? You need to find a way to get everyone to work together for the
ultimate goal of athletic development and success on the field.

1000-1050am Keynote Speaker: Liane Blyn, ATC, CSCS

Head Coach Olympic Sports
Arizona State University

1100-1150pm High School Athlete Nutrition 101, powered by Gatorade

1200-120 Lunch Provided & Exhibitor Showcase

130-220pm “Teaching Resilience To Today’s Athletes”
Kevin O’Neill, MS, USAW
Director of Strength and Conditioning
The Noble and Greenough School
NHSSCA MA State Director

Coach O’Neill will discuss strategies that can be used to help athletes deal with the failures and
setbacks that they may face in their athletic careers.

230-320pm “A Strength Coach’s 30 Year Journey”
John McKenna
Athletic Performance Director
Notre Dame High School
NHSSCA Northeast Regional Director

Coach McKenna has a wealth of experience in the field and he will share with us his journey over
the last 30 years.

330-420pm Speaker Q & A Session
Moderator: Kevin O’Neill, MS, USAW

The Q&A session will provide an opportunity to ask any speaker a follow up from an earlier
presentation or to ask a question that developed during the day in the breakout sessions.

420-430pm Closing Remarks

Hotel Information:

Fairfield Inn Dedham
235 Elm Street
Dedham Ma 02026
$179 before March 5
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosdh-fairfield-inn-boston-dedham/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2
For reservations call
781-326-6700 and reference the NHSSCA

Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel & Conference Center
55 Ariadne
Road
Dedham,
Ma 02026
$119 per
night before March 5
For reservations:
1) Call (781) 329-1000 and mentioning the group code NOB
Or
2) Use the following link: NHSSCA 2019 April Meeting. Simply enter the arrival and departure dates (must fall within the dates of the block) and the group rate will automatically.

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