State Clinic PRESENTERS
Director of Sports Performance
Rejoice Christian High School
Head Athletic Performance Coach
Claremore High School
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Owasso High School
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Colleyville Heritage High School
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Broken Arrow Public Schools
State Clinic SCHEDULE
8:30-9:00 am – CHECK-IN/REGISTRATION
8:50-9:00 am – WELCOME
Overview of Day’s Activities / Presentations by Maddie Haralson, Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Owasso High School
9:00-10:15 am – DUAL: LECTURE+HANDS-ON
Designing and Implementing Speed and Power Complexes in the High School Setting by Miguel Wickert
OVERVIEW: Miguel’s presentation will dive into speed and power progressions and allow hands-on application for a large group setting.
10:30-11:45 am – DUAL: LECTURE+HANDS-ON
Concepts and Methods of Physically Educating Young Athletes through Strength & Conditioning by Mark Dillon
OVERVIEW: Mark is planning to review his concepts and methods of education through a PowerPoint, and we will then have an opportunity to use this information during a hands-on session.
12:00-12:45 pm – LUNCH PROVIDED
12:45-2:00 pm – DUAL: LECTURE+HANDS-ON
Designing and Developing a Junior High School Strength and Conditioning Program by Rob Scott
OVERVIEW: Designing and developing a strength & conditioning program for junior high school students/ athletes. Weight room design, Flow, Equipment needs, class structure, basic periodization, and overall needs & assessments.
2:15-3:30 pm – DUAL: LECTURE+HANDS-ON
Maximizing Max Effort Training to Enhance Athletic Performance by Monte Sparkman
OVERVIEW: Purpose: The primary purpose of maximizing max effort training is to significantly boost athletic performance, focusing on improving strength, power, and overall physical resilience in athletes. Myths: This presentation will debunk common myths surrounding max effort training, clarifying misconceptions about its safety, effectiveness, and suitability for athletes across various sports. Methods: We will explore various methods of max effort training, examining how different approaches can be tailored to meet individual athletes’ specific needs and goals. Protocols and Practical Application: Attendees will learn about established protocols and practical applications of max effort training, providing a comprehensive guide on effectively integrating these techniques into an athlete’s training regimen.
3:45-5:00 pm -DUAL: LECTURE+HANDS-ON
Helping Female Athletes Embrace the Weight Room by Michele Vasquez
OVERVIEW: Coach Vasquez’s presentation focuses on training female athletes, emphasizing injury prevention tailored to their physiological needs. She stresses building strong, trusting relationships to motivate and engage athletes from the start. Key to her approach is fostering an inclusive weight room atmosphere, transforming it from a male-dominated space to one of equality and belonging. This strategy is essential for encouraging female athletes to participate and excel actively in strength training.
5:00-5:10 pm -CLOSING REMARKS
Maddie Haralson, Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Owasso High School