Tom DiStasio - Performance Enhancement Director - Central Community School District, Baton Rouge, LA

The Moffitt Method Podcast

Aug 2 2023 • 1 hr 24 mins

In this week's episode, Coach Moffitt interviews Tom DiStasio, a highly experienced performance enhancement specialist and coach in the fitness and athletic industry. With over 15 years of expertise, Tom has trained Navy SEALs for wartime missions and worked with Division I athletes, helping them achieve their strength, fitness, and athletic goals in diverse environments.

00:02:41 - What got you started in this field and what brought you to Baton Rouge?
00:11:07 - Whats been your first impression of high school sports in South Louisiana? How does it differ from up north?
00:14:14 - What are the similarities and differences between coaching in college, the Armed Forces, and now high school?
00:19:23 - How do you manage training all the different sports teams and age groups at the same time?
00:24:47 - How do you merge multiple training methodologies into a system that can be used to train all of the different high school sports teams?
00:41:30 - How many days of the week are you training right now?
00:43:15 - How much are you doing differently for the different sports?
00:48:20 - How are you managing practice, conditioning, and sprint work being combined into one event?
01:04:51 - What type of dead-lifts do y'all do?
01:07:31 - How many groups are you training a day?
01:08:57 - How many kids are you training a day?
01:12:24 - Do you have any help?
01:13:15 - If someone wanted to work as intern for you, what's the best way to contact you?
01:20:28 - Any advice for young coaches or anyone looking to get into strength and conditioning?

Anyone interested in Internship opportunities with Coach DiStasio, his email address is


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