Metrifit talks to the coaches:
Derek Bol Webinar

Metrifit Athlete Monitoring System

We had a fantastic webinar with special guest Derek Bol and chaired by Dr. Cian O’Neill, Head of The Department of Sport, Leisure, and Childhood Studies in the Cork Institute of Technology.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Derek for taking the time to share his valuable experience and insight. Thanks to Cian for his excellent chairing of the session. Thanks also to our partner Fyffes. If you missed it you can watch the webinar recording below.

DEREK BOL enters his sixth season as a member of the Valparaiso athletics staff in 2017-18, working with the Crusader men’s basketball, softball and men’s tennis teams as a strength and conditioning coach.

Previous Roles:-

  • Speed and strength coach at TC Boost
  • Strength and conditioning intern with the University of Louisville football program
  • Strength and conditioning intern for the Chicago Bulls and the Iowa State football program

A May 2010 graduate of Iowa State with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in strength and conditioning/health fitness management, Derek is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA and is a USAW Performance Coach.

He earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Valparaiso University in 2013.

In this webinar Derek Bol, Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Valparaiso athletics Crusader men’s basketball, softball and men’s tennis teams provides insight and discussion around his coaching experience focusing on athlete well-being, communication and feedback, engaging with athletes and how it works for the teams at Valparaiso University. It was a great discussion and it is well worth taking time out to #discovermore.

About Metrifit

Metrifit provides a perfect platform for athlete monitoring and development and collects data over multiple modules ensuring that all aspects of the athlete are taken into consideration. Our ethos is ‘simple but effective’. Metrifit is ‘athlete-centric’ helping to develop self-awareness, encourage creative thinking and emotional intelligence as well as developing ownership and responsibility within the athlete for their own success.

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