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2013 Coaches Conference
Patrick McHenry, MA,CSCSD 6/5/2012 11:05:38 AM
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 6:30 PM
Joined: 6/5/2012
Posts: 10


For those of you did not make it to the 2013 Coaches Conference I wanted to give you a brief review.


The HS SIG meeting was held on Friday. There were about 40 coaches who attended. The topics covered were the progress we have made (i.e. having 2 pre-con sessions and a track at the 2012 National Conference, and a Youth Special Edition in the works). The Youth symposium was canceled in 2012. One comment that was brought up about the Youth Symposium was the name. Several coaches felt that a name change would be beneficial. Many felt that the name should reflect the training ages (youth / adolescent) and strength & conditioning. The title of the conference will be review and the information will be passed along to the national office.

There will be at least one and possibly two pre – con sessions at the 2013 national conference as well as speakers specific to our group.


One of the major topics to be discussed was the elimination of physical education / weight training classes in many states. There are school districts around the county who are eliminating the Physical education credit needed to graduate while other states are eliminating physical education classes all together. A group of high school coaches are working together to write a paper that will be presented to the board. The paper will urge the NSCA to reach out to athletic directors and / or administrators so they understand the importance physical education / weight training is to our youth. 

Patrick McHenry

Jeremy Weeks, CSCS 6/6/2012 5:38:46 PM
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 10:28 AM
Joined: 6/6/2012
Posts: 1

Patrick - Thanks for summarizing the SIG meeting. Our profession at the high school level has the opportunity to flourish. It is our responsibility to be the leading organization in assisting with this process.




Jeremy Weeks

Jesuit College Prep of Dallas

John A. Marquez, CSCS 8/9/2012 1:23:00 PM
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 2:39 PM
Joined: 8/9/2012
Posts: 2

Thanks for your leadership.

John Marquez

Mountain Range High School

Charles Randy Wells, MS, CSCS,*D 6/7/2012 4:55:37
Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 11:16 AM
Joined: 6/7/2012
Posts: 4

if you need assistance with this let me know,

Randy Wells

Emporia High School, Emporia, Ks