Man Up

I grew up in an era where coaches, parents and elders showed they cared about you by being hard on you, constantly testing and pushing you beyond what you thought you were capable of. I became a better man because of it, and not just a better football player, soccer player, or even a baseball player. Though I played everything I could …

The 3 P’s of Recruiting

When talking recruiting with my athletes the first things we go over are what I like to call the “Pre-Game checklist”. Just like in football, the pregame is essential and forms the foundation of your overall game plan. The Pre-Game is about the 3 P’s: Player Profile Player Presentation Player Presence Profile: Player profile is one of the components recruiters …

Core First

My placement of core training within the workout for many years didn’t take precedent until speaking with one of my coaching mentors Ian King.  He explained to me how doing core training before the workout would help my athletes sprint faster. At first I was slow to adopt this principle because as an athlete myself, I always did core training …

Because Boyle Said So

I was at a conference a few years ago and someone asked the presenter for his thoughts on a specific exercise. The presenter blindly responded, “I side with Boyle.” When I heard that, I was baffled. The presenter’s answer was based off someone else’s opinion whom he had never met or even talked to on that subject before. I’m not …

Two Buckets

In regards to the recruiting process from high school to college athletics. Most athletes fall into one of two buckets. The first bucket is full of the 5-star prospects who have the proven athletic ability and check all the boxes across the board. In the scope of every high school athlete in the country, these are a rare breed. The …

Hip Thrust Anarchy

Everyone has been up in arms since my post about the Heavy Hip Thrust Ruining Our Back and This Industry.  I personally think I got so much backlash because their egos were hurt a bit. It’s hard to tell someone that’s been doing something and having their clients do something for years that what they’ve been doing is wrong. Let …