Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
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

Reactive Core Training Wrap Up

Reactive Core Training Wrap Up

Another one of my favorite reactive core training exercises is the overhead medicine ball perturbation.  Same concept as previous exercises: maintain a stiff, stable core in the presence of an external force or perturbation.  Holding the MB overhead maximizes instability as it raises your center of mass (higher COM=greater instability).  Check it out: To maximize… 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.