These match dense weekends represent a unique challenge for the players. We'll discuss: 1) the additive effects and demands of cumulative games, 2) strategies and things you need to consider in preparing the team, 3) how to navigate the 'weekend' from managing the roster to recovery modalities - what is most important when, 4) using the weekend to develop your team's fitness is all about how you re-build.
John is a leading expert in soccer-specific sports science, player development, injury prevention and return to play from injury. As the founder and CEO of Fit For 90 he has delivered over 100 seasons of periodization to pro, college and youth teams, and along with his co-founders is the inventor of Fit For 90 monitoring solutions.
Beyond Fit For 90, John is the lead sports science educator for USSF where he has driven the integration of sports science since 2013. John is the former Director of Sports Science for the Portland Timbers, and Assistant Coach for Sporting KC and has experience working at every level of the game, as both a coach and sports scientist. In addition to these prominent roles, John is a regular speaker and educator in managing return to play from injury at athletic training conferences, adjunct faculty researcher, and graduate school lecturer.