Interview with Strength Coach Alex Tanskey

When Alex Tanskey isn't wearing quality Christmas sweaters or deadlifting over 500lbs he occasionally likes to do an interview. I sat down with Alex to listen to what he had to say about saying goodbye to long time clients before his move from Boston to North Carolina, the keys to training for life, the difference between... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 8 – Brendon Rearick

This weeks episode is really awesome.  Strength coach Brendon Rearick from Movement as Medicine took the time to tell me how his life philosophy has changed since being diagnosed with  Aplastic Anemia a year ago.     Brendon Rearick is a guy who impacted my coaching career tremendously along with Kevin Carr from Mike Boyle... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 7 – Ramez Antoun

Ramez Antoun is a guy I am lucky enough to work close to and be able to absorb knowledge from whenever he visits the Training Room in Somerville. I recently had the chance to put some questions to Ramez and get his feedback on physical therapy, his training philosophy and the biggest influences on his... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 6 -Matthew Thorne

  Matthew Thorne is the head coach at the University of Western Alabama where he heads up the Mens soccer program. Matty is also a Colaiste Ide alum like myself and has achieved great things in his playing and coaching career since arriving on his scholarship in the US. In this weeks interview Matty discusses... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 5 – Kyle Holland

  This week the "Coaches Series" welcomes strength coach Kyle Holland of EXOS. Kyle is a wealth of information and experience in the strength and conditioning field. I was lucky enough to work alongside him at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning where I learned a lot from him and I still continue to learn from... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 4 – Gary Rogers

I recently had the chance to catch up with Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers. I attended Colaiste Ide with Gary and since then he has gone on to play for a host of teams in the League of Ireland, experience the Champions League and train with the Republic of Ireland  team under Martin O'Neill and Roy... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 3 – Ricky Zambrano

It was thoroughly enjoyable to reconnect with my collegiate coach Ricky Zambrano, head coach of the Mens program at Thomas University. I learned a ton from him during my time at TU. He improved me on and off the field. I'm forever grateful for his influence. When Ricky first came to Thomas University I was... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series – Part 2 – Joe Young

In this weeks installment of the coaches series we talk to Physical Therapist & Strength Coach Joe Young of "Young Performance". I met Joe while at Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning and we have developed our bromance ever since then. Joe is super intelligent, a great coach and also one of the nicest guys you'll... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series: Part 1 – Jim Conroy

  Welcome to the Coaches Series, a  catalogue of interviews with coaches in all settings from strength coaches to specific sport coaches. First up in the series is Jim Conroy from Soccer Scholar US-based in Ireland. Jim was undoubtedly one of the biggest influences on my soccer career and for that I'm forever grateful. I... Continue Reading →

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