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

Thanksgiving Highlights

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year.  With my schedule, I rarely get to spend time with my family, so it’s always good to see them.  For those of you that know me, and think I’m a little weird at times (you know, on days that end in ‘y’), I think my… Read more

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

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.