2018 MMSD Coaching Education Breakfast Series Registration
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Speakers & Topics
email Jeremy Schlitz AD
Madison Memorial HS
Mar. 3 - Annie Weiss
Nutritional Issues & Disorders in Adolescent Youth
Annie Weiss, MS, RD, CD, CPT, is is a registered dietitian from Milwaukee, WI currently working at Rogers Memorial Hospital. In 2013 she received her Masters Degree in dietetics with an emphasis in sports nutrition. She also works with individual athletes ranging from high school to the professional level as well as with the Bucks and Brewers Dance Teams. Outside of her professional life, she is a competitive ultra-endurance athlete racing around the world.
Apr. 14 - Steve Bench
Steve tackles stereotypes and builds understanding between generations through a fun and humorous approach!
May 12 - Kristina Navarro
Incorporating Leadership Building
Dr. Kristina Navarro serves as Associate Athletic Director for Student Development and Strategic Initiatives. Dr. Navarro oversees the Warhawk Leadership Academy for student-athletes, which includes the Warhawk Academic Excellence program, Warhawks Give Back community outreach program, student-athlete Employer Relations, athletics Diversity and Inclusion programming, Student-Athlete Welfare, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Veteran/Rising Warhawk mentorship program. She also supports departmental corporate relationships and strategic initiatives. As an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Professional Studies, Navarro oversees the Higher Education Athletic Administration graduate program and supervises internship and practicum students.
Madison Lafollette HS
Mar. 17 - Dave knight
Hands on Specific Movements for Teams & Individual Sports
1) Why do we need to warm-up
2) Components of a warm-up
- Joint mobility - Tissue extensibility - Dynamic range of motion - Movement Prep - Neuromuscular Prep - Sport-Specific Prep (All coaches know their own sport warm-up) - This is your general sport warm-up (basketball: lay-ups, weave, 2 v 1, etc.)
60 minutes of application
1) Foam Roll (theory and application)
2) Focus of deactivation vs. activation
3) Upper and lower extremity dynamic range of motion
4) Fundamental movement skills (can begin to sport focus these)
5) Neuromuscular Prep
Dave Knight is the Sports Performance program manager for UW Health Sports Medicine at The American Center. He has worked at UW Health Sports Medicine since 2005. In that time, Dave has worked to develop strategies to reduce sports injuries while improving athletic performance. He specializes in evaluating and improving human movement and performance. Dave’s professional interests include developing youth athletes, off-ice hockey performance training, coaching education, ACL injury prevention and golf performance conditioning. Prior to joining UW Health, Dave worked as a strength and conditioning coach at the high school and collegiate levels.
Apr. 28 - Pat Miller
Coach Miller will cover building expectations and culture into a program. It’s a value based structure that is designed to teach principles relating to sports and life beyond.
Pat Miller is in his 17th year as head coach for the UW-Whitewater men's basketball team. A four-time Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, Miller has led the Warhawks to two NCAA Division III national championships. Miller has helped guide players to All-WIAC honors 51 times, including 26 first team honors and 25 honorable mention honors. He has also coached one national player of the year (Chris Davis, 2012), five WIAC Players of the Year, two Max Sparger Scholar-Athletes, seven different NCAA All-Americans and several all-region players.
May 19 - Student panel
Former MMSD Student-Athletes
A panel of former MMSD student-athletes who are both continuing their athletic careers in college or who have retired from competitive sports weigh in on their lives about high school sports and what they benefited from, including, coaching, experiences, leadership, and how to make it a better experience for all.
"Wonderful! Great Food for thought!"
"I enjoyed the format and the speaker was dynamic and very experienced."
"Great! I liked the informational atmosphere. Steve was a great speaker & motivational."
"The format was great. Dr. Eiring was knowledgeable and broke the information down well. The pace was excellent."
"Great! Lots of useful info. Relevant."
"Train movements – not muscles."
"Rethinking why you do some of the drills, lifts, etc."
"Learning more about athlete growth before trying to coach them. Athlete appropriate before sport specific."
"Having captains/team developing norms."
"Establishing team norms leads to good team culture & buy-in."
"I enjoyed the leadership discussion and was very interested in the self talk."
Dec. 2 - Steve Myrland
Physical Development Challenges of Coaching Both Adolescent Girls and Boys
Jan. 6 - Dr. Kris Eiring
Sports Psychology, Mental Skills, & Mindfulness
Feb. 3 - Trent Jackson
Ten Self-Developed Principles
Coaches are great jugglers who need to balance time with family, work to improve their coaching abilities, challenge their athletes to be successful, and develop strategies to defeat opponents. However, some drop the ball when it comes to finding time for themselves and fail to understand that the greatest opponent they face is the person in the mirror every morning.
This session, shared for the first time, provides coaches with a framework to help develop their personal well-being and become more self-aware. Trent Jackson discusses 10 principles that can reshaped your daily routine and lead to a more fulfilling and productive life.
Dec. 16 - Amy mosher garvey
From Values to Vaping: Understanding the role of values in adolescent development
Jan. 20 - Dave Knight
Athlete Development - A Different Game
Feb. 17 - Meagan Frank
Taming Sports Parents' Toxic Behavior
Parents are not toxic, but their behavior certainly can be. The team environment depends upon the chemistry of all people involved, including the parents. What is the chemical make-up of your team? I'll offer some tools to help learn about the people who are part of your program and I'll offer some advice about how to deal with those personalities that might be most difficult for you to appreciate.