About Vern and GAIN

Vern Gambetta
Vern GambettaAuthor, speaker, and coach to professional athletes in more than a dozen sports.Learn more about Vern...
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Latest Episode

GAINcast Episode 57: The Strength Coach & The Way of the Dinosaur

After a string of more hospitalized athletes, CBS took a look recently at the problems across collegiate strength and conditioning. Their findings point to certification as the problem. Certification is not the problem. The problem is deeper and requires us to analyze and define what our role as a coach is. On this week’s episode Vern discusses the issues with the profession and current certification programs, as well as how coaches education programs can be improved to address this.