The Athletics Division is putting on a 5 session series for 5 PDPs. All sessions are 1 hour long and start at 7:00pm. The dates for the sessions are: April 27, 29 May 4, 6, and 11
Current MAHPERD Membership is required along with registration fee.
April 27th 7:00pm
April 29th 7:00pm
Dr. Lynn Pantuosco-Hensch is an Associate Professor at Westfield State University in the department of Movement Science. She is also a youth sports administrator and licensed soccer coach. Her research is on Long-Term Athletic Development. To learn more: https://www.lynnpantuosco-hensch.com
May 4th 7:00pm
Cheryl Lee Scecina, M.Ed., LAT, ATC has been a certified athletic trainer for the past 19 years. Head Athletic Trainer at Westfield State University (NCAA Div. 3) for the past 14 years. She worked 5 years as a certified athletic trainer at American International College (NCAA Div. 2 with Div. 1 Men’s Ice Hockey). Received her undergraduate and graduate degree from Springfield College in 2002 and 2011.
May 6th 7:00pm
Nick Adams is a physical education teacher and strength & conditioning coach at Quabbin Regional High School in Barre, MA. In 2020, he was recognized as the Massachusetts Coach of the Year by the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA). Nick has helped create a thriving after-school strength and conditioning program available to all students. Nick is a former intern of world-renowned coach Eric Cressey and is currently serving on the Advisory Board for the NHSSCA. Social Media: @Coach___Adams
May 11th 7:00pm
Matt Stranberg is a licensed registered dietitian nutritionist, board certified specialist in sports nutrition and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Before starting his own consulting practice, Matt devoted the early part of his career to refining the art and science of training elite collegiate and professional athletes. In graduate school, he developed expertise in nutrition, behavior change and eating disorders. After his training and graduate programs, he cofounded numerous initiatives at Walden Behavioral Care, including the Walden GOALS program and numerous consultation services designed to assist athletes struggling with eating disorders, disordered eating and problematic physical activity. As a renowned consultant, Matt is known for his dedication to educating and empowering patients of all backgrounds to facilitate a full and meaningful recovery. Matt holds a B.S. degree in Kinesiology from the Honors College at The University of Massachusetts Amherst, a master’s degree in Applied Exercise Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University and was a dietetic intern at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. More information can be found at: https://www.mattstranbergconsulting.com/
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