Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 1

Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 1

This is the 1st in a 2-part series on sleep and how it impacts performance.  References for both portions will be included at the bottom of both posts. Sleep Dictates Physical and Mental Performance Sleep could very well be the most powerful recovery tool available to athletes. As powerful of a “performance enhancer” as sleep… Read more

Quickly Identify “Power Foods”

Quickly Identify “Power Foods”

Today I have another sports nutrition tip from my friend Brian St. Pierre, who wrote the Nutrition Guide for my new program Ultimate Hockey Transformation. I like this tip for one reason: It’s incredibly simple to implement. Almost every question I get about nutrition sounds something like “Is ‘x’ good?” If you just follow the… Read more

Short-Term Recovery Strategies Blunt Training Adaptation

Short-Term Recovery Strategies Blunt Training Adaptation

Recovery strategies have become a popular topic, as athletes are always looking for a competitive edge. Trying to expedite the recovery process generally has one of two major aims: Alleviating the soreness/fatigue of training or competition to return back to a high level of performance Facilitate a faster healing process following injury While there are… Read more

Challenging Balance and Stability

Challenging Balance and Stability

Before we jump into today’s content, I just wanted to take a quick second to thank those of you that have contributed to the Endeavor Athletic IndieGogo Campaign. We’re very excited about both the performance and designs of our first line and appreciate your support! We’re also running a Twitter contest to be entered to… Read more

Endeavor Athletic

Endeavor Athletic

Today I have INCREDIBLY exciting news! Over the last several years, we’ve been quietly working on creating a new performance apparel company that uses the best combination of innovative fabrics, comfortable/functional fit, and style. And after years of development (and a ton of hard work), we officially launched our new apparel company, Endeavor Athletic, via… 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 .