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Upper Hand Sports Podcast

Episode 18: Legacy Sports Performance Owner Bryce Biel

on Jan 3, 2018 11:20:22 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Bryce Biel has a long history with the game of football and was named All Conference, All Area, and All State Honorable Mention while attending Geneva High School. He continued his football career at Elmhurst College -- Eventually joining the coaching staff as an Assistant Coach at Elmhurst, where he also assisted with the Strength and Conditioning program. Upon graduating from Elmhurst College, Bryce became an interim Strength & Conditioning Coach at Northwestern University. Bryce is now the owner and operator at Legacy Sports Performance, since November 2014.  
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Episode 17: Coach Sheets & Coach Bart on the ABCA Convention

on Dec 27, 2017 3:20:50 PM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Coach Bart and Coach Sheets from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) join the Upper Hand Sports Podcast to talk about their 11 years of coaching experience, as well as their current positions in the ABCA National Office. Learn about the upcoming ABCA convention here in Indianapolis and what your sports organization has to gain from this year’s convention and showcase. More than 6,000 baseball coaches and 330 exhibiting companies are expected for the 2018 Convention and Sheets and Bart share how you can make the most of this networking and educational event. 
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Episode 16: Maximum Impact Training CEO Melvin Anderson

on Dec 20, 2017 9:56:21 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Melvin Anderson, CEO & Coach at Maximum Impact Training, shares expertise on using speed & agility training as a base for young athletes. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Melvin is the founder of MIT and Track Minnesota Elite Club Team and has dedicated the past 20 years coaching and developing hundreds of youth. Also known as the “Doctor of Form”, he is considered one of the best running form teachers in the country. Melvin is also the proud father of three Division I student-athletes.
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Episode 15: Matchbox Recreation Center Owner Alexz Smith

on Dec 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Alexz Smith is the owner and Club Director at Matchbox Recreation Center. Alexz has coached club volleyball for the last 10 years, most recently serving as the head coach of the 18s division at NESD Volleyball Club. In addition to club coaching experience, Alexz has coached 6 seasons of high school volleyball including a four-year tenure on the Northwestern High School coaching staff.  Alexz specializes working with front-row players focusing on attacking, blocking, and offensive strategies and is currently working on building her own facility that will open in 2018!
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Episode 14: LA Goalkeeping Academy Owner Michael Magid

on Dec 6, 2017 8:44:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Upper Hand is joined by LA Goalkeeping Academy owner Michael Magid on his 17 years of experience in goalkeeper training and goalkeeper coaching. He works hard at being a student of the game as well, constantly making his own skills more advanced. His education has stemmed from some of the world’s greatest goalkeeper specialists. Prior to LA Goalkeeping Academy, Michael was the goalkeeping director at Real Socal, an assistant coach for Everton FC’s North American Program, a player/coach for the USL’s SFV Quakes, and a staff coach for Region IV ODP. Hear Michael’s advice on building a network of coaches in your arena, and seeing them as co-teachers to learn from, rather than as competition.
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