Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
11 Speed Training Tips

11 Speed Training Tips

A couple weeks ago Endeavor held its first ever “Social Media Takeover” that specifically dove into the topic of speed training. Today I wanted to share 11 of the speed training tips we shared on that day. Check out the Endeavor Sports Performance Instagram page for more training tips and exercise videos. If you train… Read more

Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 2

Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 2

Part 2 of the Sleep and Sports Performance series will dive into specific recommendations to improve your sleep quality, including a cool trick to make your brain think you’re tired, and a few effective supplements you’ve never heard of. If you missed Part 1, you can check it out here: Sleep and Sports Performance: Part… Read more

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

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.