Kansas City Chiefs' head strength, conditioning coach to participate in FHSU workshop

Jeff Hurd, head strength and conditioning coach for the Kansas City Chiefs, will be a featured speaker at a coaches workshop hosted by the Department of Health and Human Performance at Fort Hays State University.

The workshop, focusing on advanced strength and conditioning for athletes, will be held Friday, June 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Gross Memorial Coliseum on the FHSU campus.

In addition to Hurd, the workshop will feature Dennis Weber, co-head track and field coach at FHSU, and Dr. Greg Kandt, exercise physiologist and associate professor of health and human performance at in FHSU's Department of Health and Human Performance.

Hurd will speak on designing, implementing and charting the progression of conditioning programs. Weber will talk about speed development and sprint drills and Kandt will cover recent research on conditioning and individualized programs.

The program will include hands-on practice with drills and exercises.

Cost for the workshop is $25 for coaches and $15 for high school or college athletes. Advanced registration is requested by phone or e-mail. Payment will be collected on-site.

Phone or e-mail registration should be completed by Wednesday, June 18. To register, or for additional information, contact Dr. Greg Kandt, by phone at (785) 628-4371 or by e-mail at gkandt@fhsu.edu, or Dr. Jeff Briggs, chair of FHSU's Department of Health and Human Performance, at (785) 628-5296 or jbriggs@fhsu.edu.

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