Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
29 Lessons on Hockey Development

29 Lessons on Hockey Development

Last week I had an opportunity to speak at a youth hockey camp in Toms River, NJ that Jack Walchessen was running. Jack has been a long-time training client who, after a successful OHL career (Captain of the Peterborough Petes and recipient of the Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy for Humanitarian of the Year), decided to… Read more

Jump Training for Power Development

Jump Training for Power Development

I hope you’re having a great week. My article last week on lateral bound norms sparked a few great discussions on the value (and limitations) of the test, and how that test may be a more, or at least equally, suitable power test for hockey players. Speaking of power training, my friend Mike Robertson is… Read more

Hockey Power Testing: Where do you rank?

Hockey Power Testing: Where do you rank?

A couple weeks ago I was at the Catapult Hockey Workshop in Denver with a few dozen strength and conditioning coaches from the NHL and NCAA. While there, someone asked me about the Lateral Bound test, one of many “hockey power tests” I really like. I’ve written about the Lateral Bound Test in the past,… Read more

Kevin Neeld

Kevin Neeld Knows Hockey

Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He spent the last 7 years as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ, the last 3 of which he was also the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Manual Therapist for the Philadelphia Flyers Junior Team. Kevin is in his 5th year as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s National Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey .