Eric McMahon - Building strength in all conditions

The importance of being an adaptable coach

Eric McMahon is a leading strength and conditioning coach with more than 15 years experience. He has worked with some of America's leading sporting organisations including the Texas Rangers Baseball Club (11 yrs as S&C), Milwaukee Brewers (3 yrs) and the Italian MLB International academy - Athlete development program (1 yr). 

In his chat with the High Performance Podcast, Eric, who is the current National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager in the US talks about:

- Maximising the relationship between athletic trainers and S&C coaches

- The importance of supporting the mental health of athletes, particularly in the college  setting

- The NSCA's Certified Performance & Sport Science (CPSS) accreditation

- The upcoming conference season including coaching, tactical and personal training

-The NSCA Coaching Podcast and TV Channel

In a super insightful episode, Eric shares his passion for implementing more balance for athletes and explains why this is so vital for new up and coming coaches in the industry. 

It's a must listen for any aspiration S&C coach!

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 The NSCA - founded in 1978, is an organisation dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning profession around the world. Based in Colorado Springs, the NSCA has over 60,000 members globally that offer industry-leading certifications, research journals, career development services, and continuous education opportunities.

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