Mike Tucker (Head Athletic Performance Coach Villanova University Football)

Episode 47: Andy McDonald chats to Mike Tucker the Head Athletic Performance Coach at Villanova University Football. Mike has previously enjoyed S&C roles at San Jose State University, Clemson University, Kuztown University and North Dakota State University. This episode focusses on Mike’s program and problem solving through Covid, Speed Development and ‘Sprintember’ a program both him and Ken Clarke have released to support coach development through September 2020. 

In this episode Andy and Mike discuss:

  • Mikes background in collegiate sport 
  • College Football situation during Covid-19
    • Being better generalists
  • The physical preparation at Villanova Football
  • Wishlist’s 
  • Coaching level entering collegiate sport 
  • Speed training kinogram
  • Sprintember 

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Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.