Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Why you hurt

Why you hurt

Since a lot of my background is in injury prevention, I get questions all the time about preventing and rehabbing injuries, as well as the “when I do this, this hurts” questions.  The two most common ones: 1) My shoulder hurts after I bench 2)  My low back hurts after I deadlift Both are extremely… Read more

The Secret to Successful Sports Training (over a dozen videos inside!)

The Secret to Successful Sports Training (over a dozen videos inside!)

Do you think all athletes should train the same? Before answering that question, think about differences in the power, speed, strength, range of motion, coordination and conditioning demands of the sport and various positions within a sport. The key to successful training is specificity. I’m a hockey guy so I’ll use that as an example…. Read more

Elite Level Ice Hockey Training Program

Elite Level Ice Hockey Training Program

I have a gift for those of you that have invested in Hockey Training U’s Off-Ice Performance Training Course.  Details below… I just started a new job as the Director of Athletic Development at Endeavor Fitness in Sewell, NJ.  The facility is awesome.  Check out the pictures on their site www.EndeavorFit.com.  If you live anywhere… Read more

Fixing Your Knees

Fixing Your Knees

Recently, I posted the exact program I used with a female college hockey player this season to help restore functional ability and minimize pain related to chondromalacia and patellofemoral syndrome.  If you missed it, go check it out here: The Knee Pain Program I wouldn’t consider myself a knee expert, far from it actually.  But… Read more

Type II Diabetes and Hockey-Related Hip Injuries-A Common Cause?

Type II Diabetes and Hockey-Related Hip Injuries-A Common Cause?

Catch your interest? Type II Diabetes is characterized by low insulin sensitivity and is largely the result of a diet packed full of simple sugars and a lifestyle of inactivity. Take home message: It’s completely preventable! Hockey-related hip injuries are usually the result of under-preparation or overuse. Take home message: They’re almost completely preventable.  I… 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 is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.