Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Should you Foam Roll your IT Band?

Should you Foam Roll your IT Band?

Should you foam roll your IT band? This is a question that has perplexingly persisted at the forefront of arguments within the rehabilitation and fitness fields for several years. The topic took social media, annoyingly, by storm last week, as everyone linked to a recent post from Dr. Andrew Franklyn-Miller: Ilio-Tibial Band: Please do not… Read more

Good News in Hockey

Good News in Hockey

Last week I came across a few articles that I think fall into the “good for hockey” category. Check them out at the links below: High school hockey player scores OT winner hours after father’s death from USA Today I can’t imagine the emotional turmoil this kid was going through when he stepped on the… Read more

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Goalie Training

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Goalie Training

Goalies are weird. Anyone that voluntarily chooses to make a living blocking hard rubber being shot at them as hard as possible is…different. Yes, the equipment is cool. This is why most kids, including me for about 10 days when I was younger, want to be a goalie. But eventually, the reality of the position… Read more

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

Today I want to share another post from my friend Devan McConnell. I asked Devan to write a post on the 3 most important recovery strategies his team uses in-season, as his team consistently performs well coming down the home stretch of the season. These are not glamorous, but they work. 3 Not-So Secrets to… Read more

A New Perspective on Energy Systems

A New Perspective on Energy Systems

A couple days ago, I mentioned that we’re hosting Joel Jamieson’s new Certified Conditioning Coach course at our facility on April 2nd and 3rd. In response to that post I received a bunch of notes from people either expressing an interest in taking the course, or telling me how great it was when they took… 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.