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Beam Mental Blocks, Drills, and NCAA Culture with Carly Dockendorf of Utah Gymnastics

Today on the podcast I'm extremely excited to talk with Carly Dockendorf, Utah’s assistant coach and beam specialist. Carly originally from Canada was a gymnast herself and part of the Canadian National Team.  As a gymnast, she struggled…
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Olivia Karas on NCAA Gymnastics, Michigan, and Challenges of Commentating

Today on the podcast I am very excited to bring you another wonderful episode with former collegiate gymnast Olivia Karas. Former J.O gymnast, Oliva studied at The University of Michigan graduating with a bachelor's degree in Communication…
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Megan Skaggs on Florida Gymnastics, Managing NCAA, and the Tiny Bows Project

Today on the podcast I am joined by Megan Skaggs a recently graduated student-athlete at the University of Florida,  where she competed for the Gators. A former US National Gymnastics Team member, Megan represented the US internationally…
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The Gymnastics College Recruiting Guide with Jill Hicks

Today on the podcast I'm very excited to bring you a conversation with Jill Hicks who is a consultant advisor helping athletes and parents with the college recruiting process. A former elite gymnast and college gymnast at Oregon State University,…
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5 Steps for Getting Strength & Skills In Gymnastics Off Season

Today we have a quick, very high value, very actionable item podcast. I have been very fortunate to travel and talk with many college coaches and elite coaches from around the world consulting about summer training and the year ahead. Instead…
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Achilles Tears in NCAA Gymnastics - A Must Have Conversation

Today on the podcast, we had a little bit of an emergency shuffling of the podcasts as I felt this one really needed to go out.  Obviously, there is a huge issue with Achilles tears in NCAA women's gymnastics and this is a problem that has…
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The Need to Change Landing Deductions in NCAA Gymnastics for Less Knee and Ankle Injuries

Changing how gymnasts are taught to land, in an effort to reduce the risk of serious knee injuries like ACL or meniscus tears, is something that has been talked about for the last 10+ years. I was very grateful and humbled to be asked by…
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Tom Farden of Utah Gymnastics on Building Team Chemistry and NCAA Success

I'm excited for today's blog and podcast where I sit down to talk with someone I've been fortunate to become friends with in the last few years, Tom Farden. Tom is the head coach of Utah Gymnastics, one of the most iconic NCAA programs from…
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Must Have Nutrition, Mental Toughness, and Recovery Tips for Gymnasts

These tips from some friends of mine who are medical professionals, as well some tips from myself, were originally made for college gymnasts. They were the second part to this blog post offering advice from some of the best college…

Advice to College Gymnasts from Sam Peszek, Jake Dalton, Bridget Sloan, Danusia Francis, and Dave Durante

I've been working on this project for a long time, and I'm so pumped that it's finally ready for everyone to check out. If I'm being honest, I had a love-hate relationship with my college gymnastics career. On one hand, it provided me with…