This semester has been a difficult one as I have once again accepted the challenge in coaching cross-country/track & field at St. Benedict’s Prep while being a full time graduate student at Seton Hall. Here is a short update on the happenings in my life… Cross-Country I would be lying if I said that I wasn’t … More 3 weeks until semester ends. Some life updates…..
2-3 weeks ago we finished our three-week “intersession” semester consisting of Genetics/Embryology and Psychosocial Behaviors thus finally completing our first year of physical therapy school. It was a huge relief as it concluded 9 months of non-stop classes! I pulled my GPA up leaps and bounds from first semester and have hit a point where … More Summer Break (kind of)
Whether you are an Olympic Gold champion or a recreational athlete who has just began his/her quest to complete a local 5K, the odds of enduring some type of injury is very high. Depending on the severity of the injury, the recovery process can be long and arduous, taking days, months or even years. Unfortunately, there … More I’m finally healed again, time to train! NOT SO FAST
I am long overdue for a post on here as my last few weeks between track and PT exams have been unforgiving with my schedule. I’ve learned some really cool things in PT school while on the track we experienced a great deal of success at the National Championships in NYC. For this post I will … More Finally, a break!
I was very grateful to have the opportunity to ask my good friend Justin Wood, one of the most talented collegiate coaches in the country, a few questions about the injury prevention and mental side of coaching at a high collegiate level. Justin is in his 4th year as the Head Coach of Stevens Institute where recently … More Injury Prevention, Mental Approach, and Lessons learned from Steven’s Head Track Coach Justin Wood