Just Fly Performance Podcast
About This Show
The Just Fly Performance Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of athletic performance training, with an emphasis on speed and power development. Featured on the show are coaches and experts in the spectrum of sport performance, ranging from strength and conditioning, to track and field, to sport psychology. Hosted by Joel Smith, the Just Fly Performance Podcast brings you some of the best information on modern athletic performance available.
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40: Ron McKeefery | Sponsored by SimpliFaster
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This week’s guest is Ron McKeefery, vice president of performance and education at PLAE. Ron is also the author of “CEO Strength Coach”, a bestselling manual for coaches on the art of being a technician, manager and entrepreneur in the field.
Ron has been a part of Just Fly Sports through a text interview in the past, where he answered questions on all facets of the career track of strength and conditioning, such as aspects of the profession not learned in school and the personal qualities required for success in the field.
Ron’s background in the field is extensive and covers all facets of the industry, from the NFL and MLB, to training special forces, as well as several long stints in the NCAA. One thing I’m learning more and more is that long-time strength and conditioning coaches are some of the wisest human beings I know, and Ron’s answers in this particular show are a testament to that.
Today we are chatting on topics of the career track of sports performance, ideas on team culture, perspectives and reflections on Ron’s own career, and much more.
I’m excited to bring you this episode, since I believe that it builds on another fantastic show we did a few months back with Mark Watts, which was about the professional aspects of the field we know as strength and conditioning/sports performance. Lots (and I mean lots) of people want to get into this profession, but do they know what it takes, not only to get a job, but to make a career out of it, and actually “retire as a strength coach”? (not many people do)
Today’s episode is brought to you by SimpliFaster, supplier of high-end athletic development tools, such as the Freelap timing system, kBox, Sprint 1080, and more.