Tommy Stucky - Director of Sports Performance - Life University

The Moffitt Method Podcast

Aug 30 2023 • 1 hr 29 mins

Join us in this episode as we welcome Tommy Stucky, a true powerhouse in the field of sports performance with over 25 years of experience shaping athletes.

As the Director of Sports Performance at Life University, Tommy's remarkable journey has taken him from high school to collegiate levels, including prestigious institutions like Tennessee, Oklahoma State, and Auburn. Overseeing the training of 500+ student athletes across diverse sports, he's collaborated with renowned professionals such as Peyton Manning and Desmond Mason. Certified through CSCCA, CSAC, and USWF, Tommy's commitment to excellence and staying at the forefront of sports performance science is evident. Beyond his impressive career, he's a devoted family man, sharing his life with his wife and four children.

Tune in to gain profound insights into Tommy's expertise, wisdom, and unwavering passion for unlocking athletes' ultimate potential

00:03:00 - How did you get started in the field of Strength & Conditioning?
00:06:19 - Can you talk about some of the great mentors you had when you were young?
00:12:31 - Can you talk about the transition from being a GA at Tennessee to becoming a full time coach at Oklahoma St. back in the 90's?
00:16:52 - How has your coaching style continued to evolve over the years?
00:22:50 - What do you think is the biggest key to being successful in this business?
00:25:23 - Where did the name LIFE university come from?
00:28:44 - How do you accommodate programming for over 500 athletes across multiple teams?
00:38:37 - What challenges do you have coaching at a NAIA school that you didn't have at Oklahoma St. or Auburn?
00:47:51 - How has your coaching philosophy changed because of the school's constraints?
00:53:26 - How is working on the quarter system instead of semesters?
01:02:09 - Can you talk about Lovett and Meadowcreek and your time there? Can you also talk about working in a highschool, a power 5 school and now a NAIA school?
01:09:38 - The wrestling program at LIFE university
01:16:46 - Any advice for young strength coaches?


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