Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Strength Coach Success Secrets: Exclusive Interview with Chris Boyko

Strength Coach Success Secrets: Exclusive Interview with Chris Boyko

KN: Coach Boyko, thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this.  Can you please introduce yourself to those readers that may not yet know you? CB: My pleasure.  Thanks for the opportunity.  I am an assistant strength coach at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  I have worked with Men’s… Read more

Isolation Stretching

Isolation Stretching

by Kevin Neeld To stretch or not to stretch…Why is this still a question? There is more than enough research showing that stretching before activity decreases performance measures (strength, power, speed, balance, etc.).  Compared to a static stretching warm-up, a dynamic warm-up lead to significantly greater increases in these same measures.  The misinterpretation of this… Read more

Bike Riding Doesn’t Have to be a Pain in the Neck!

Bike Riding Doesn’t Have to be a Pain in the Neck!

By Lex Gidley and Kevin Neeld There are a myriad of sources in print and on line which explain the ins and outs of why a cyclist’s back and neck hurt.  Many proclaim that proper bike fit, technique, and even helmet fit can be the sources of the pesky pains we suffer as the season… 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 an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach with the San Jose Sharks. Prior to San Jose, Kevin 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 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 .